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Edward3's Edible Backyard

Joined: 26/11/08 Updated: 17/07/19 Frost:
Location: CARLINGFORD


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Feijoa fruit sydney - Hi David Sorry to be late in replying - haven't checked this thread for a while. With regard to Duffy, I have not weighed the fruit so can't tell you. But one thing I noticed is that the fruit in the second year of bearing was much larger and w..18 days 4hrs
Feijoa fruit sydney - Hi. Just want to share my experience with those wanting to grow Feijoas. I am growing 4 Feijoa varieties in Katoomba (which avoids fruit flies) - Duffy, Nazematse, Unique and White Goose. Duffy and Unique turned out to be considerably more productive so f..85 days 3hrs
Tree identification8 - Sorry but I can't see any attached photo. Try again...85 days 3hrs
Best month for planting seeds of kiwi - Here is a picture of the emerging seedlings..304 days 12hrs
Best month for planting seeds of kiwi - hi. I have sown seeds of the golden kiwifruit several times directly in potting mix in winter and they all sprouted. Since the seeds are very small, they should be sown very shallow. I found that it took several months before sprouting occurred in Spring..304 days 15hrs

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Longan trees1 - Hi Josefina, Longans are better than lychees at taking a frost however will suffer. The cutting grown ones like Biew http://www.daleysfruit.com.au/buy/longan-biew-kiew-tree.htm or the Kiew http://www.daleysfruit.com.au/buy/longan-biew-kiew-tre..Liked Question 1343 days 3hrs

Blueberry - Brigitta (Cutting) 9/10

Edward3's Edible Fruits
Update: 31 days 3hrs

Comments: - Delicious fruit. Suitable for cooler climates.

Fruiting Months January and December

Planted: 2012

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: No

Organic Status:Organic


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Mango - Kwan (Grafted) 7/10

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Update: 31 days 3hrs

Comments: - Want to grow a Thai type mango so this looks like a good choice. 

Fruiting Months April

Planted: 2013

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 2 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Apple - Pink lady 9/10

Edward3's Edible Fruits
Update: 31 days 4hrs

Comments: - Had first fruit this year - delicious flavour. Much better than from shops. Growing in Katoomba.

Fruiting Months May

Planted: 2011

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 5 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 3 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Pest Control: Developed apple scab, and I have just read that this variety is very susceptible to this disease. Difficult to control. Requires monthly fungicide spray. But worth the effort because of the great taste.

Organic Status:Organic


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Guava - Mexican Cream 7/10

Edward3's Edible Fruits
Update: 31 days 4hrs

Comments: - Very good soft sweet taste, sweeter than Hawaiian pink. Good crop. 

Fruiting Months March and April

Planted: 2014

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 10 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Autumn

Summer

Pollination: Self Pollination

Pest Control: Tried using vegemite solution in soft drink bottle to trap fruit flies but not completely effective. One spray with lebaycid worked very well but this chemical no longer used. Fine netting works well.


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Comments

sandy31 says... [1554 days 8hrs ago]
How well is your doing in Pot? My died last yr and i got new one today from a friend.
Edward3 says... [1553 days 5hrs ago]
Initially I had it in a pot and the top half died. So I put it in the ground and it recovered, and that's when I got 1 fruit. It seems to be very happy now and is growing well.

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Feijoa - Unique cutting 10/10

Edward3's Edible Fruits
Update: 31 days 4hrs

Comments: - Delicious large fruit.

Height 1 metres

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 1 Years from Seed

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination


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