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Dimity Cottage1's Edible Backyard

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Location: ELLEN GROVE


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Guava - Strawberry (Seedling) 7/10

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Update: 991 days 17hrs

Comments: - I enjoy the flavour and hope to use to make a drink when tree is bearing enough fruit.

Fruiting Months January, February, March

Planted: 2013

Height 3 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 2 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Shade

Water Given in: Spring

After Fruiting

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Amgrow Organic Fruit Fertilizer and Composted Manure

Pest Control: When there is a problem and I also use Benificial Insects

Organic Status:Certified

Question: I am growing it in a very large pot, will I have to repot it if I keep it pruned.


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Plum - Green gage (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 1240 days 14hrs

Comments: - I like to experiment with different fruits and this is one I have plenty of Preserving recipes for. do know i not fruit here but I live in Hope!!!!

Height 3 metres

Qty: 1

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Amgrow Organic Fruit Fertilizer and Composted Manure

Pest Control: ave not used any but would only use Cert Organic if I did.

Organic Status:Certified


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Plum - Satsuma (Grafted) 7/10

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Update: 1240 days 14hrs

Comments: - Have always wanted to try growing a Blood Plum, It is yet to fruit but I am a patient person, I know it may not fruit here though but I might be lucky enough

Height 4 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Amgrow Organic Fruit Fertilizer and Composted Manure

Pest Control: Have not had to use but will only use Cert Organic if I have to

Organic Status:Certified


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Lemon Verbena (Cutting) 8/10

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Update: 1240 days 14hrs

Comments: - Like to use the leaves in Teas and Cooking

Height 3 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Autumn and Winter

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Seaweed

Pest Control: Never had to use but I would use Cert Organic if needed

Organic Status:Certified


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Medlar - Nottingham (Grafted) 9/10

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Update: 1240 days 15hrs

Comments: - I have always loved the idea of growing Medlars but am yet to have fruit but I have a lovely tree.

Height 3.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Amgrow Organic Fruit Fertilizer and Composted Manure

Pest Control: Have not used anything on this tree but would only use Cert Organic and there are Benificial Insects used in this garden

Organic Status:Certified


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Dwarf Mandarin - Honey Murcott 2/10

Dimity Cottage1's Edible Fruits
Update: 1240 days 15hrs

Comments: - I have tried this variety and loved it. I will be taking this plant out as it has never done well where I have it. I am buying another from Daley's

Height 50 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Amgrow Organic Fruit Fertilizer and Composted Manure

When I Fertilise: Winter and Spring

Pest Control: ly ever Cert Organic 

Organic Status:Certified


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Dwarf Lime - Tahitian (Grafted)

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Update: 1240 days 15hrs

Comments: - I am growing this Lime as an Espalier and it is coming on well.

Fruiting Months April and May

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 10 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Amgrow Organic Fruit Fertilizer and Composted Manure

When I Fertilise: Winter and Spring

Pest Control: Only use sprays when I have to and I use Fruit Fly Lures, and plant Moroccan Mint at the bottom of this Citrus

Organic Status:Certified


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Mandarin - Miho Wase (Satsuma) (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 1240 days 15hrs

Comments: - I growing this tree as an Espalier 

Fruiting Months April and May

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 3 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Amgrow Organic Fruit Fertilizer and Composted Manure

Pest Control: Only when needed, the mandarins we have had so far have been very big an juicey. I use Fruit Fly Lures and Beneficial Insects as well as plant an understory of Mint.

Organic Status:Certified


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Dwarf Kumquat - Nagami (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 1240 days 15hrs

Comments: - Love to use Kumquarts in Liquers and cooking

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 30 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Amgrow Organic Fruit Fertilizer and Composted Manure

Pest Control: Only when necessary, use Beneficial Insects and Mint in pots as well

Organic Status:Certified


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Dwarf Orange - Cara Cara (Grafted) 5/10

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Update: 1240 days 15hrs

Comments: - I am not sure if I do like it yet, it seems a bit temperamental, so I have moved it to get more sun. Mainly pruning off diebacks.

Height 2 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Amgrow Organic Fruit Fertilizer and Composted Manure

Pest Control: I only spray when absultly necessary. I use Fruit Fly Lures and Beneficial Insects as well.

Organic Status:Certified


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(Seedling) 8/10

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Update: 1240 days 15hrs

Comments: - I have always wanted a Clementine as I use dried ones in my cooking

Fruiting Months May

Planted: 2013

Height 1 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 2 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 3 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Amgrow Organic Fruit Fertilizer and Composted Manure

When I Fertilise: Winter and Spring

Pest Control: Only when really needed, this grows very close to Beneficial Plant Herbs

Organic Status:Certified

Question: Do you sell Clementines at Daley's as I would like another one?


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Dwarf Mulberry - Black

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Update: 1240 days 16hrs

Comments: - Want to be a child again and pick Mulberries and have Purple hands

Fruiting Months January and March

Height 3 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 2 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Amgrow Organic Fruit Fertilizer and Composted Manure

When I Fertilise: Winter and Spring

Pest Control: Only when needed plus Beneficial Insects used

Organic Status:Certified


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Orange - Arnold Blood

Dimity Cottage1's Edible Fruits
Update: 1240 days 16hrs

Comments: - Blood Orange is one of my favourites for cooking and drinking.

Fruiting Months February, March, April

Height 2.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 18 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Water Given in: Spring

Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Amgrow Organic Fruit Fertilizer and Composted Manure

When I Fertilise: Winter and Spring

Pest Control: I use only Cert Organic Sprayts if needed and Fruit Fly Lures with an under Planting of Corsica Mint. Plus Beneficial Insects

Organic Status:Certified

Question: When is the correct time to prune oranges? I am growing as a standard


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Tangelo - Minneola (Grafted) 9/10

Dimity Cottage1's Edible Fruits
Update: 1240 days 16hrs

Comments: - This is one of my favourite Citrus fruits

Fruiting Months April and May

Planted: 2013

Height 3.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 3 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pruned By: 15% in Autumn, Winter, Spring

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Amgrow Organic Fruit Fertilizer and Composted Manure

Pest Control: Only Cert Organic used when needed and Beneficial Insects and Fruit Fly Lures

Organic Status:Certified


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Passionfruit - Panama Red (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 1240 days 17hrs

Comments: - Love Pavlova, Love Passionfruit

Fruiting Months April and May

Height 20 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 3 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Composted Manure

When I Fertilise: Yearly

Pest Control: Never sprayed as yet

Question: I am only just now starting to get fruit, though it is covered at the moment, but still green


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Dwarf Apple - Coxs Orange Pippen (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 1240 days 17hrs

Comments: - Love cooking with Apples

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Amgrow Organic Fruit Fertilizer and Composted Manure

When I Fertilise: Winter and Spring

Pest Control: Only use Cert Organic Sprays when necessary, have planted under story of Foxgloves and use Beneficial Insects

Organic Status:Certified

Question: I know this may not grow here but I am hoping


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Dwarf Apple - Granny Smith (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 1240 days 17hrs

Comments: - Just love the fruit of the Granny Smith

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Amgrow Organic Fruit Fertilizer and Composted Manure

When I Fertilise: Winter and Spring

Pest Control: Use Beneficial Insects, Foxgloves under planting and only use sprays when really necessary

Organic Status:Certified

Question: I know this Apple may be hard to grow here but is there any possibility it will fruit here?


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Dwarf Apple - Tropical Anna 8/10

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Update: 1240 days 17hrs

Comments: - Wanted a tree that I could train over an archway that was not too big

Planted: 2013

Height 3 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Amgrow Organic Fruit Fertilizer and Composted Manure

When I Fertilise: Winter and Spring

Pest Control: Under Planting of Foxgloves, only use Cert Organic Pest Killers when I have to and also use Beneficial Insects

Organic Status:Certified

Question: When is the best time to fertilizer and Prune Apple Trees


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Dwarf Apple - Dorsett Golden (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 1240 days 17hrs

Comments: - No fruit yet, I am training it over an archway so this may be making the fruiting take longer?

Height 3 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Amgrow Organic Fruit Fertilizer and Composted Manure

Pest Control: Only when needed and use Beneficial Insects, have an under planting of Foxgloves

Organic Status:Certified


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Dwarf Apple - Tropic Sweet (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 1240 days 17hrs

Comments: - Am training it over an archway

Height 3 metres

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Amgrow Organic Fruit Fertilizer and Composted Manure

When I Fertilise: Winter and Spring

Pest Control: Only when needed and use an underplanting of Foxgloves and use Beneficial Insects

Organic Status:Certified


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TRIED BUT DIED

Medlar - Dutch (Grafted) 5/10

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Update: 1240 days 15hrs

Comments: - I had the tree planted in a Perennial Flower garden and it got over crowded when young.

Pollination: No


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TRIED BUT DIED

Dwarf Lemonade (Grafted) 2/10

Dimity Cottage1's Edible Fruits
Update: 1240 days 15hrs

Comments: - It hasn't died yet but I am buying another from Daley's as I never have been happy with this one. It has looked spindly from the start. I will give this to a neighbour who can't afford to buy their own and hope they can nurse it back to health??

Pollination: No


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TRIED BUT DIED

Passionfruit - Panama Sweet Gold (G) (Seedling) 2/10

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Update: 1240 days 16hrs

Comments: - Not sure why it died but it may have been lack of water as I was away for a while

Pollination: No


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TRIED BUT DIED

Pomegranate - Elche (Grafted) 1/10

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Update: 1240 days 17hrs

Comments: - Not really sure

Pollination: No


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TRIED BUT DIED

Dwarf Persimmon - Ichikikijiro (NA) (Seedling) 1/10

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Update: 1240 days 17hrs

Comments: - Not really sure

Pollination: No


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