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Mike Tr's Edible Backyard

Joined: 05/11/13 Updated: 05/11/13 Frost:
Location: Cairns

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Bread fruit seedling - As you progress further from PNG breadfruit become increasing seedless. They are really a hybrid with breadnut and A.marriannus so are often seedless for the same reason as bananas are behind a cross. They are thus not hen's teeth and seedling breadfruit ..3 days 21hrs
Garcinia intermedia - Intermedia is here and looks much like a G.brasiliensis and G.gardneriana.These 3 have smaller and yellower fruit than achacha but taste similar.Several species are referred to as Madrono including G.magnifolia,madruno,mountain madrono and several others ..5 days 1hrs
Cheese tree - I think they are native and certainly common in the wet tropics.I would be drilling holes to deliver discouragement...8 days 21hrs
Mangosteen5 - no..66 days 22hrs
Polyembryonic mango seeds - Seeds can handle down to at least 4c which is cooler that picked mangoes are stored at.Honey gold is alright and no one planting a seed for private use of PBR varieties has ever been prosecuted in this country. Maybe get something like sam ru du or maha C..106 days 4hrs
Tropical plum - They wont grow in Cairns properly and on the tablelands a few plums can bear ok at higher altitudes ie 700m or higher. Tropic snow and florda prince peaches really only need 50 to 100 chill hours but are listed as higher and sometimes florda prince has ha..106 days 4hrs
Mimusops - Did you get it from Trina?..123 days 2hrs
Enquiry2 - S,aqueous,samarangense,malaccenses or another? Common names can apply to a few species...157 days 5hrs
Melicoccus bijugatus mamoncillo or spanish lime - Heya David I hope so as well and requirements keep getting ramped up and they do take liberties with their own rules even when you comply completely. The phyto certificates and vendor statements mean permitted seeds really cant be brought in from most pla..157 days 5hrs
Melicoccus bijugatus mamoncillo or spanish lime - I don't know if it is worth planting standards as they are not monoecous and too big.I have a parcel of dwarf monos coming that I hope make it through...159 days 5hrs
Unknown chocolate fruit2 - They are a common wild plant in my area and a street tree as well.Calling then edible is a stretch and mentioning chocolate is a bridge too far...169 days 5hrs
Cherry of the rio grande6 - It is a pity they don't like warm climates.I had 2 that were about six years old and never produced fruit.The volunteered for mulch patrol recently. ..172 days 5hrs
Paxton prolific not fruiting - No PP is the same as KJ Pinks and they are all Mammoth descendants and bud sports. ..177 days 4hrs
Olives in the tropics - They are around but not common and I don't have one...177 days 4hrs
Olives in the tropics - Olives will struggle in Townsville or Mareeba and better off growing Elaeocarpus serratus...180 days 1hrs

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