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Luke's Edible Backyard

Joined: 26/11/08 Updated: 26/11/12 Frost:
Location: Clemton Park


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Gals siyabala - Hi Roch, I am after the plant can't find anything like it anywhere in Australia I may have to import if it is not restricted ..3521 days 7hrs
Gals siyabala - Hi I was wondering if it is possible to get Gals siyabala (Dialium ovoideum) in Australia if so do you know where I can purchase one from..3528 days 0hrs
Vanila plantifolia in sydney - Hi I bought a vanilla plantifolia last spring and I was told it will never grow in sydney but as stubben as I am I grew it anyway and now that I have proven it will grow in sydney which is a colder climate will it ever flower and will I ever get fruit off..4499 days 24hrs
Vanilla plantafolia in sydney1 - Hi I bought a vanilla plantifolia cutting last spring and was told it would not grow in sydney but I gave it a go anyway and now that I have proven it will grow in a colder climate will it ever flower in this climate and will I get fruit..4499 days 24hrs
Vanilla plantafolia in sydney - Hi I bought a vanilla plantifolia cutting last spring and was told it would not grow in sydney but I gave it a go anyway and now that I have proven it will grow in a colder climate will it ever flower in this climate and will I get fruit..4499 days 24hrs

golden nugget jackfruit 2/10

Luke's Edible Fruits
Update: 2516 days 20hrs

Comments: -

growing huge but no signs of fruit as yet

Planted: 2007

Height 4.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: No

When I Fertilise: Spring

Organic Status:Partially Organic

Question:

How long will it take to bear fruit? still no fruit 2/2010


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Curry Tree 10/10

Luke's Edible Fruits
Update: 2516 days 20hrs

Fruiting Months January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Height 2 metres

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Winter and Spring

Pruned By: 10% in Summer

Pollination: No

When I Fertilise: Never and Yearly

Organic Status:Organic


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Finger Lime - Tasty Green 10/10

Luke's Edible Fruits
Update: 2516 days 20hrs

Fruiting Months March, April, May

Height 2 metres

Qty: 3

Fruit Harvest: 20 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: citrus food

When I Fertilise: Spring

Organic Status:Organic


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Chilli - Rocoto Tree (Seedling) 10/10

Luke's Edible Fruits
Update: 2516 days 20hrs

Comments: - this lovely cold climate chilli from the andes in Peru is a real hot devil with large fruits the size of a small lime, the best time to harvest is from winter to spring through to the end of spring as the fruit will get mushy in hot weather

Fruiting Months January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Height 2 metres

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 10 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Amgrow Harvest

When I Fertilise: Winter and Spring

Pest Control: eco nature for fruit flies,Attention this product is a waste of money and time next year i will be using Rogor

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Jam tree (Seedling) 10/10

Luke's Edible Fruits
Update: 2516 days 20hrs

Height 15 Centimetres

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: No

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Gotu kola

Luke's Edible Fruits
Update: 2516 days 20hrs

Pollination: No


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Kuthura Maroonga (Seedling) 10/10

Luke's Edible Fruits
Update: 3507 days 9hrs

Comments: -

The Kuthura Maroonga is a not fruiting edible tree most commonly used in salad like dishes or fry with dry fish or small fried shrimp

Planted: 2010

Height 5 Centimetres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 5

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: cow manure

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

nil

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Ice Cream Bean (Grafted) 9/10

Luke's Edible Fruits
Update: 3526 days 22hrs

Fruiting Months April and May

Height 4 metres

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 20 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: No

Organic Status:Organic


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Mandarin - Emperor 5/10

Luke's Edible Fruits
Update: 3526 days 22hrs

Comments: - I purchased this flying dragon rootstock about 3 years ago had fruit once and boy the were small and sour and never seen fruit since

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 1 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: No

Organic Status:Partially Organic

Question: I have it in a large terracotta pot will this affect the fruiting, I thought as it is dwarf it will grow in a large pot


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Lime - Kaffir 10/10

Luke's Edible Fruits
Update: 3526 days 22hrs

Comments: - the leaves are divine

Planted: 2007

Height 1 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 3 Years from purchase in pot

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: citrus food

When I Fertilise: Spring

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Feijoa 2/10

Luke's Edible Fruits
Update: 3526 days 22hrs

Comments: - what a waste of time .....I had two trees and I pulled on enow the remaining tree is fruiting but the fruits are stunted and I am going to pull it out when i can buy a bilimbi tree from Daleys

Fruiting Months February and March

Planted: 2008

Height 1.5 metres

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 5 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Autumn and Winter

Pollination: No

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control: fruit fly fruit fly and i'm not going to say it again but they were in every fruit it has to go

Organic Status:Pesticides Used


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batu (Seedling) 10/10

Luke's Edible Fruits
Update: 3526 days 23hrs

Comments: - The batu is a eggplant which grows on a thorny tree and the eggplants are the size of a pea and round in shape great to fry with prawns or dry fish

Fruiting Months January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October, November, December

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pruned By: 30% in Spring

Pollination: No

When I Fertilise: Spring

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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jaboticaba 3/10

Luke's Edible Fruits
Update: 3526 days 23hrs

Comments: - I also planted this about 3 years ago and I had 3 fruit last year and not a single one this year but I have had a great growth in foliage 

Fruiting Months November

Planted: 2007

Height 1 metres

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 3 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: Hand Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: amgrow harvest

When I Fertilise: Spring

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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dragon fruit (Cutting) 1/10

Luke's Edible Fruits
Update: 3526 days 23hrs

Comments: - i planted the dragon fruit cactus in my vege patch next to my fence about 3 years ago and I got my first flowers last year there was only 2 and this year we have had 3 lots of flowers withsometimes 20 flowers at one time and still no fruit

Planted: 2006

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Hand Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: amgrow Harvest

When I Fertilise: Spring

Organic Status:Organic

Question: How can i ensure I get some fruit on this plant as I have tried so hard to make it fruit I have hand pollinated and fertilised and starved it and really treat it well


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Miracle Fruit 10/10

Luke's Edible Fruits
Update: 3720 days 8hrs

Fruiting Months November and December

Planted: 2006

Height 70 Centimetres

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 10 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: No

When I Fertilise: Spring

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Drumstick Tree ( Moringa ) 10/10

Luke's Edible Fruits
Update: 3720 days 8hrs

Comments: -

like most tropical fruits and veg they get burnt by frost in the first winter and by the next year they are climateised, I have mine growing under a green eggplant tree to protect from frost and I will prune the eggplant in spring to let the sun through

Planted: 2001

Height 55 Centimetres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: No

When I Fertilise: Spring

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Dwarf Mango - Irwin 10/10

Luke's Edible Fruits
Update: 3720 days 8hrs

Comments: -

My Irwin stuggled the first winter with a bit of frost and slowly grew throught the warmer monhs and this winter it has been growing fine and even got a few new shoots

Planted: 2001

Height 75 Centimetres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: No

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

Hasn't beard fruit as yet but otherwise pretty healthy

Organic Status:Organic


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