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Yrt's Edible Backyard

Joined: 14/11/13 Updated: 14/11/13 Frost:
Location: sydney


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Apple blossom in may - Yes, you will get small ,pretty worthless apples as a second crop. Better to remove and allow the tree to re-direct energy to the summer crop...1771 days 21hrs
Growing avacado in frosty areas - In cold areas X pollination is not required...1778 days 20hrs
Growing cherimoya from seed - Will easily survive minus 4 . Seedlings have good fruit but seem to be less prolific..1778 days 20hrs
Bramley apple issue - Oooh that's a hard one --could it be fruit fly??..1794 days 1hrs
Lady patricia grape - Forget Lady Pat.She is a tasteless wench...1794 days 19hrs
Clear gel on nectarines1 - Probably fruit fly stings...1794 days 19hrs
Raspberries5 - Unwritten Law ---- thornless anything tastes poorly . (don.t know why)..1806 days 0hrs
Bulida tree - Bulida works well for me where other apricots have not . We get 800 hrs chill; taste is very good but short of the best...1806 days 0hrs
Pommegranite - Never had fruit fly in Pomegranate; Lebaycid has been withdrawn for food crops (minor exceptions)...1813 days 4hrs
Citrus trees struggling - Check the trunk ,low down , and see if there is any discoloration or bark shedding . Trauma inflicted by lawnmowers is often the cause of fungal ingress and infection...1813 days 21hrs
Falling baby mandarin - Ricktee, the correct term is mandarin for the fruit (except in Atherton Tablelands) ; authorizes support this from the etymology. PS mandarin not a religious person but a Chinese secular ruler. Where are you , Dr Google.?..1816 days 2hrs
White sapote3 - Jason , regret to disagree but Pike produces for me when nearest other potential pollinator is 30 metres away...1818 days 2hrs
Loquat tree4 - If it is a seedling it takes 11 years to produce a good crop. Do not despair...1820 days 4hrs
Avocado growth rate - All true, Brendan ; BUT it must be a sodic clay which fact is not available...1820 days 24hrs
Avocado growth rate - Avocadoes need perfect drainage and even then best to spray Anti Rot. If Brendan were alive at the time of the Black Death he would recommend gypsum to sufferers. Go back and you'll see there's nothing gypsum can't cure...1821 days 3hrs


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