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Daisy5's Edible Backyard

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About My Edible Backyard


Why Daisy5 Love's Edible Plants

 

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Daisy5 says... [1656 days 18hrs ago]
Love to grow beautiful and edible plants that suitable in melbourne climate as well as pushing the boundary to grow delicious and exotic tropical edible plants
Daisy5 says... [1656 days 18hrs ago]
My garden is exposed to north and west sun.
Daisy5 says... [1656 days 18hrs ago]
Temp range -2.8c(july) to 45.6c(jan)

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Avocado variety ripening in sth victoria - Hi all Ive got various avo's on my various avo trees and I was wondering when the best time to harvest them is, esepcially in southern victoria/Melbourne. I cant seem to find any solid info on the ripening seasons for various varieties. I've got avos..Liked Answer 891 days 18hrs

Daisy5's WISH LIST

Nectarine

Why Daisy5 wants it: -

White flesh, early season - diamond pearl, white satin







Sapodilla - Ponderosa 7/10









Sapote

Why Daisy5 wants it: - Green sapote - p viridis





Canistel 9/10

Why Daisy5 wants it: - Lyndall, aurea, emma





Avocado - Bacon (B)

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Update: 896 days 15hrs

Comments: - It is about Ready to blossom in early spring


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Banana - Ducasse dwarf

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Lychee

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Bought 2 varieties of lychees, hakip and salathiel. Both were ok over the winter. Salathiel died in spring probably due to over fertilising.


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Persimmon - jiro 8/10

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Update: 1114 days 22hrs

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Ichikikei jiro

H2-4 

M- 234

Sep13- 80cm, planted in full sun. Leaves were unaffected in hot days above 40c

Sep14-new leaves comes out early sept, this persimmon is very slow growing. Chicken manure was applied about 5 handful.


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Avocado - wurtz (A) 8/10

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Update: 1114 days 22hrs

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F: mid789 B:O

P: ND12 sunrayasia 

H 4x6m - Growth med, sprawling

Jan14- planted 2 in the same raised mound. Wurtz1 is 40cm,W2 is 80 cm. W2"leaves and branches were burnt badly in above 40c sun

Winter14- protected by frost cloth over winter. 

Jan15 - it seemed as the tree grows and well watered, it copes with the sun and high temp much better. No leaves were burnt on 40 and 41c on 2 and 3 of jan


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Daisy5 says... [1655 days 23hrs ago]
Susceptible to anthracnose
Lily says... [1650 days 2hrs ago]
W2 flower buds formed in mid July same time with bacon
Lily says... [1649 days 2hrs ago]
Mexican cultivars will mature six to eight months after the flowers first bloom
Lily says... [1649 days 2hrs ago]
Guatemalan will take 12-18m. Wurtz is a hybrid.

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Banana - Gold

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Update: 1114 days 22hrs

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Another favourite, it won't change colour after cut.

2012-12-2 H 30 cm


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Nashi

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Update: 1114 days 22hrs

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Double grafted shinsui( brown fruit) , Nijisseiki (green) or 20th c

Bloom: LateO

Sun: medium, morning sun


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Banana - Pisang Ceylon

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Update: 1114 days 22hrs

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Haven't eaten these bananas yet, but heard that it tastes good, like Mona Lisa. (Lol, I also haven't tried Mona Lisa neither)

2014-12-2 H 30cm


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Lime - Desert lime - citrus glauca

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Lime - citrus aurantifolia Sublime

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Kumquat - meiwa

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Daisy5 says... [1659 days 9hrs ago]
Aug14, filled with a lot of small green fruit. No watering required in winter

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Kumquat - Nagami

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Daisy5 says... [1659 days 9hrs ago]
Aug14, fertilizer applied in spring at the same time with meiwa, however no flowers and fruits this year!?
Daisy5 says... [1656 days 16hrs ago]
Young leaves showed signed of manganese deficiency. (pale green leaves with interveinal yellowIng
Lily says... [1650 days 2hrs ago]
Causes of manganese deficiency: over fertilise of P, K; high pH soil; compact clay soil;

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Orange - Lane Late - dwarf 7/10

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Orange - Valencia Seedless 8/10

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Daisy5 says... [1656 days 15hrs ago]
Citrus is best grown in 50cm deep, well drained, sandy loam soil, 6-7pH, max sunlight
Lily says... [1648 days 19hrs ago]
Valencia oranges take 12 to 15 months after blooming before they are ready for harvest

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Mandarin - japanese seedless

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Lily says... [1650 days 1hrs ago]
Sum14- planted in full sun(north and west), 1m away from the bacon avocado. Even though bacon leaves burnt to ashes (literally) , mandarin leaves did not burn in 40c+ temp. While avocado tree recovered quickly with new leaves and branches, the mandarin leaves all curled up a bit, no growth for the whole summer and autumn.
Daisy5 says... [1640 days 23hrs ago]
Aug14-the mandarin was dug up and repotted, awaiting to plant on a less sunny spot. Or is it a root bound problem as I didnot check its roots when I planted it in ground.

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Sapodilla - Tropical 9/10

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Lime - Tahitian 8/10

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Pomelo - Nam roi

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Update: 1484 days 19hrs

Comments: - 2015-1- fr Daley, dwarf rootstock 


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Cinnamon

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Update: 1484 days 19hrs

Comments: - 2015-1 fr Daley 


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Apple - pink lady

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Update: 1493 days 20hrs

Comments: -

2014-10- H1.5m in pot

P: May


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Apple - fuji

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Update: 1493 days 20hrs

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2014-10- H1.5m in pot

P: April


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Avocado - Sheppard (B)

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Update: 1499 days 1hrs

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P:345 sunrayasia 

H4-7m. Growth med, spreading 

2015-1 in pot


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Mango - Valencia pride

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Update: 1499 days 1hrs

Comments: - 2015-1-9 in pot


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Longan

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Update: 1524 days 20hrs

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Kohala seedling, usda 9B

2014-10-31 H50cm

2014-11-22 leaves got sunburnt on sat at 32c, so it is moved to medium sun location.


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Banana - Cavendish dwarf

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Update: 1535 days 21hrs

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Regular bananas that are sold in super market. Dwarf plant should be between 1.5-2.5 m.

2014-12-2 H 30cm


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Banana - Ducasse dwarf

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Update: 1535 days 21hrs

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versatile bananas that can be eaten fresh and used in cooking.

2014-10 H 30 cm


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Banana-Lady

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Update: 1535 days 21hrs

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My favourite fresh eating bananas

2013-11- 60cm

2014-10- did not grow any higher, but has fatter trunk. It looked very sick atm.

2014-12 recovered very well and have grown 4 perfect new leaves. 


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Pomegranate - Wonderful

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Pomegranate - Elche

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Pomegranate - Rosavaya

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Avocado - Hass (A) 9/10

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Update: 1536 days 18hrs

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Root: Zutano HxW 10x9

Pick: 9OND1 - sunrayasia 

P: 45678 - jason

2014-11-15 H 60cm, in pot


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Avocado - Lamb Hass (A) 8/10

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Update: 1536 days 20hrs

Comments: - 2014-12 H 1m


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Mango - Kwan 9/10

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Update: 1536 days 21hrs

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Water: 2; 600-900mm annual ; in summer, 6-9l per sq meter twice a week; 

Fertiliser: dolomite 100g (0.5 cup), d.lifter 100g(1cup); gypsum 50g (0.25 cup);  zinc sulphate 20g

2014-11 in pot H60cm

2014-12 planted in full sun loc


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Mango - Florigon

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Update: 1537 days 15hrs

Comments: - 2014-11-28 H 1m


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Wax Jambu - Red

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Update: 1542 days 22hrs

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Water:3 USDA 10

2014-10-31 H30cm, leaves are big with a lovely deep green


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Kumquat - Calamondin

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Update: 1553 days 4hrs

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F: midN

P: midON


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Persimmon - Fuyu (NA) 8/10

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Update: 1568 days 15hrs

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H3-4

M- 345

Water:2.5

2014- in pot, med sun, first fruited in 2014

2014-10-20  planted in full sun and watered almost everyday


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Orange - Washington Navel

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Update: 1581 days 5hrs

Comments: -

Citrus sinensis

Root: troyer citrange 

H3-5m

F: O

M: may, June ? M6789ON Can keep on tree for several month. 

Water: 2.5 or 900-1400mm annual

2013- 0.8m, planted in ground. First flowered in 2013, no fruit set

2014-10- exposed to too much of harsh western sun for the young tree, it was dug up and move to medium sun spot. Flowers buds appeared in octorber


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Comments

Lily says... [1648 days 19hrs ago]
Navel oranges take 9 to 12 months after blooming before they can be picked

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Kiwi berry - actinidia arguta

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Update: 1581 days 18hrs

Comments: - F: O


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Longan - Biew Kiew 8/10

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Update: 1607 days 4hrs

Comments: - Water: 3d


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Lily says... [1648 days 23hrs ago]
Longans appear to need a short dry season for best flowering, although not as pronounced as for lychees. They are fairly wind resistant and do better in a humid environment.
Lily says... [1648 days 23hrs ago]
Like full sun, hot temp (20-35c), well drained soil

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Cherry - Sunburst

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Update: 1648 days 23hrs

Comments: - Winter14-1m, in 35l pot


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Mango-ndm (Seedling) 6/10

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Update: 1655 days 17hrs

Comments: -

Water: 2 Or 600-900 mm annual

Sep13- in 6L bag

Aug14- no problem going thru 1st winter


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Daisy5 says... [1659 days 9hrs ago]
Susceptible to anthracnose
Lily says... [1649 days 0hrs ago]
Like hot dry spring, summer. Night temp of 14c for flowers to set fruits. Cut all flowers off, if you want your tree to flower later. It takes 100-150d from flowers to harvest depending on mango cv
Lily says... [1648 days 23hrs ago]
Like full sun (up to 45c), sandy loam soil, med-low wind resistant

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Jakfruit - Seedling 7/10

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Update: 1656 days 7hrs

Comments: - Water 3


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Daisy5 says... [1607 days 4hrs ago]
Sep14late- planted out seedling (yellow flesh) 10cm height in shaded spot.

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Guava - Strawberry

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Update: 1656 days 7hrs

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Water: 2 or 600-900mm

Sum14- planted in full sun, the tree didnot like it. I dig it up and put it back in pot in morning sun only spot. It took a while for the tree to recover.

Win14- doing great now with lot of flower buds.


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Kiwi fruit - haywood

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Update: 1656 days 7hrs

Comments: - Water: 3


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Mango - R2E2 Seedling 6/10

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Update: 1659 days 10hrs

Comments: - Love the big size of the fruit


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Comments

Daisy5 says... [1659 days 9hrs ago]
Boron deficiency cause young leaves to bent with ragged edges and small holes

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Pummelo - Citrus grandis

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TRIED BUT DIED

Soursop - Kyogle 9/10

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Update: 1114 days 22hrs

Comments: -

Annona  muricata,

Water:3 USDA 11

Shallow root would make it suitable pot plant. 

Bought in 2014-12  but died in the first winter. May try again


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