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Danny333's Edible Backyard

Joined: 01/12/13 Updated: 05/02/19 Frost:
Location: RIVERTON


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Avocados hass vs lamb hass - Hi Davewastech, I would also choose Lamb Hass over regular Hass. The tree is more compact has better fruit set and is more resistant to sunburn. I have three of them in large pots. We have Mediterranean fruit flies in Perth and they don’t touch the a..180 days 18hrs
Blackgold jakfruit - Hi Blackgold, Blackgold jackfruit trees are available in Perth, Tass1 trees sell them. It might be worth contacting them to see if they can send them interstate. Daleys might also be able to source budwood from them for grafting. I’ve also seen them ..211 days 2hrs
Edible yam - Hi Tony, I think they’re available over autumn and winter. I go there frequently and next time I see them I’ll let you know...211 days 12hrs
Edible yam - Hi Tony, Canning Vale markets sell the fresh yams at certain times of year. We usually know it as Ube and use it in a lot of Philippine recipes. The fresh yams should be easy to sprout and grow but I’m not sure if they would survive the Perth win..215 days 2hrs
Heirloom fig varieties - Hi WazzaMort, I tried a Purple Vigilante fig today. I agree it is about 8/10, a very good fig well worth growing. I’ve attached a pic of a Black Genoa for comparison. I found Purple Vigilante to be superior to Black Genoa in every way except maybe pr..224 days 20hrs

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Banana plants1 - I have some AeAe plants if any1 would like some 75 2$ in Lakeland,fl..Liked Answer 200 days 2hrs
Lime trees5 - can someone please tell me about the new dwarf lime tree sublime and if this would be better than a taihian lime tree to grow in a pot..Liked Answer 531 days 3hrs
Dandelions - This is a photograph of Gynura japonica which is eaten as a green in Okinawa...Liked Question 590 days 16hrs
Which fig variety is best in these - Thanks a lot Jason for ur reply.. I'll keep White Adriatic then.. What size is ur pot? I'm thinking to plant it in around 90L size pot, will that be enough to produce fruit?..Liked Answer 654 days 3hrs
Miracle fruit - I would personally repot the plant into a quality azalea mix and add a little sulphur to stabilise acidity over the long term. Peat and perlite holds too much water and is a mix better suited to swamp plants. If the plant is still young keep it inside unt..Liked Answer 795 days 14hrs
Black brazilian cherry2 - They are self fertile - are you after a striped one? Search on youtube - a man has a dwarf one with tiny leaves and a supposed variegated leaf one that to me isnt really that variegated...Liked Answer 808 days 15hrs
Grafting6 - Here's one I did long ago. Used a clothes peg to hold it together, then sealed it with Tree Stac...Liked Question 878 days 1hrs
Lamb hass avocado1 - Jason - did you eventually get a Rainbow WS? I'm learning to graft Avos using Hass and L Hass (not sure if really Lamb or just large) and have some Fuerte seedlings from my Richmond tree that will graft Wurtz, Bacon and Lamb Hass onto. I have a Birdwood ..Liked Question 936 days 4hrs
You can buy bioluminescent plants here - Jesus, I didn't expect this to resurface. Did anyone end up buying any? Seed is for sale now, no idea how you'd square it with customs Though...Liked Answer 1694 days 16hrs

Fig - Purple Vigilante (Cutting) 8/10

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Update: 222 days 22hrs

Comments: -

Purple Vigilante is very sweet fig that%u2019s full of flavour. It is a lighter shade of purple than Black Genoa and the inside is dark red instead of pink. The flavour is also superior to Black Genoa.

The tree produces well even though it is still young and requires little maintenance other than watering. I currently grow it in a 50cm pot.

Purple Vigilante figs are delicious and this variety is well worth growing if you can find it.




Fruiting Months February, March, April

Planted: 2018

Height 1 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 1 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Autumn

Summer

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Blood

When I Fertilise: Yearly

Pest Control:  None

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Dwarf Lemon - Meyer (Cutting) 9/10

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Update: 247 days 0hrs

Comments: - This tree is a Lotsa Lemons and produces plentiful fruit. It%u2019s a tough low maintenance plant that I keep in a 50L pot. 

Fruiting Months January, February, March, April, December

Planted: 2016

Height 1 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 3 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting

Pest Control: None needed 


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Surinam Cherry (Seedling) 6/10

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Update: 270 days 13hrs

Comments: - This tree is very ornamental and is growing in a 50L pot. The fruit have an unusual taste of capsicum and mango. 

Fruiting Months January, February, March, April, May, November, December

Planted: 2013

Height 2 metres

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 3 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 4 Years from Seed

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Osmocote

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting


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Dwarf Avocado - Lamb Hass (A) (Grafted) 9/10

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Update: 270 days 13hrs

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Lamb Hass is a very productive & problem free tree. The fruit taste similar to Hass but are usually a little softer. The tree is quite compact for an avocado and I am growing mine in a 160L pot. This variety pollinates well on its own and is resistant to sunburn.

The tree is also much more upright compared to The spreading nature of a regular Hass tree.

Planted: 2016

Height 2.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 3

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control: None needed

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Pitaya - Danny’s Pink (Seedling) 10/10

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Update: 294 days 24hrs

Comments: -

This is my own variety I grew from seed. This plant is self pollinating and produces sweet pink fleshed fruit that have a flavour reminiscent of mulberries.

This is one of my favourite fruit and I have allowed Perth%u2019s largest fruit tree nursery to propagate cuttings so that others can enjoy this variety.


Fruiting Months February, March, April, May

Planted: 2010

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 12 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 4 Years from Seed

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control: None needed 

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Papaya - Southern Red (Seedling) 9/10

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Update: 295 days 0hrs

Comments: - This papaya is one of many seedlings I got from a friend. They have been very productive trees and have great tasting fruit that don%u2019t have a musky flavour.

Fruiting Months January, February, March, April, October, November, December

Height 3 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 3

Fruit Harvest: 20 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Manure, compost and osmocote

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control: None needed

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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