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Fruitylicious1's Edible Backyard

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About My Edible Backyard


Why Fruitylicious1 Love's Edible Plants

I grew up in a family surrounded by tropical fruit trees in the Philippines where we can eat fresh fruits and veggies most of the time. My parents and my granparents gave us fruits for snack rather than lollies and chocs. My grandpa had an orchard too when he was still alive. I was trully blessed with exotic fruits when i was growing up. And now in my adopted homeland i am trying to do the same for my family. To appreciate the taste of a freshly picked fruit and veggies "at will".  

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Fruitylicious1 says... [152 days 3hrs ago]
Tomorrow (18/01/18) is a precursor of a long fiery week with a constant 40C and up everyday for seven days here in inland NSW. I have done the necessary prep after work today to combat the forthcoming hellish afterburner for a week. I hope i wont suffer any flora casualties within this coming heatwave.
Fruitylicious1 says... [135 days 16hrs ago]
At last the horrible unrelenting heatwave has finally loosen it's grip (31/01/18). So far no casualties among my greenies. I can rest for a while until the next blow torch's visit.
Fruitylicious1 says... [129 days 2hrs ago]
(09-02-18) The brutal summer heatwave in inland NSW has comeback with a vengeance starting today for eight consecutive days of unrelenting heat of 37C-41C. Truly global warming is becoming a common occurrence everywhere. Again i have to increase the irrigation frequency to keep my precious plants alive and healthy and keep them out of reach of the smouldering fireball above the sky.
Markmelb says... [117 days 5hrs ago]
Not sure if you read post under the Whites Cherimoya?
Markmelb says... [82 days 2hrs ago]
Fruity - can PM me on FB - im Marcus Barcus there
Markmelb says... [82 days 2hrs ago]
Also started a forum with only small population as yet - https://aussierarefruitenthusiast.createaforum.com/index.php
mgoul131 says... [51 days 5hrs ago]
You asked for some Gefner custard apple seeds. That should be fine. There are a ripening now so could send some soon.
mgoul131 says... [47 days 2hrs ago]
A fruit fell and has ripened enough to eat so expect the seeds sometime soon
mgoul131 says... [47 days 2hrs ago]
I assume from your last message to me that you don't have your Cherimoya any more. If you did seeds from that would be welcome.
Fruitylicious1 says... [46 days 7hrs ago]


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Poorly pecan - Hi MelissaB First of all, where did you planted your pecan, in the ground, or in the pot? Whats happening to the plant? What routine care maintenance have you done so far? Better still upload a picture so that we can have a look at it. Also remember th..1hr33mins
Container apple - Hi Lorna Most fruit trees thrives very well in the ground and can reach their full potential when done so. But if you have a limited space, planting them in a big pot or grow bag is also not a bad idea until come such a time that they will outgrow the..1hr41mins
Pomelos grown in melbourne - Hi Mark Planning to nurture pomelos as well in Melb when I finally settle down in Vic. Atm I am still in Inland NSW because of work commitments. Maybe, I will gonna start with the easier ones like the hybrid Flicks Yellow. The cold hardy Japanese and C..1hr48mins
My beautiful dwarf pawpaw lots of big - Hi DRP Congrats to your pawpaw success. Hoping for many more papaya to come. Cheers :-)..2 days 11hrs
New dwarf mulberry looking sad - Hi GenHasNoldea Mulberries are deciduous creatures. Expect them to look crappy during winter time just like apples, pears, stone fruit trees etc. Come spring, they will wake up with nice leaf buds and later on flowers and fruits. If the stems are dr..5 days 10hrs
Saba plantain - Hi Mcmelb Thanks for the update bro. Much appreciated. I will definitely send them an inquiry. Good day and happy gardening :-)..5 days 13hrs
Walnut pollinators - Hi JoB I doubt that persimmons can be used as pollinators for walnut trees. Why? they belong to different family tree. Persimmon belonged to Ebenaceae family while walnut belonged to juglandaceae. Non astringent persimmons like fuyu and hachiya does..7 days 5hrs
Gellike substance - Hi BT THE Amber colored exudate coming from the excised wound is called Gummosis - a gummy gel-like substance cause by pathogens. In most cases healthy stone fruit trees can fight off and recover from the infection. But if the symptoms continue to pers..8 days 10hrs
Plumcot - Hi Colin The cheaper solution is to ask family members, friends, neighbors if they have the variety that you after; if it fails, ask some forum member's in your state if they have the one you are looking for and if they are willing to send it to you o..9 days 7hrs
Garden with used kitty litter - Hi Ben If the dirt is biodegradable and organic you can add the dirt to your compost heap as well. Happy gardening :-)..10 days 9hrs
Plumcot - Hi Colin You don't need to plant another tree for improving cross pollination. Just graft another plum or apricot that flowers approximately the sane time as your plumcot. Do it before bud burst. Happy gardening :-)..11 days 7hrs
Orange bergamot - Hi Clelia Bergamot orange tree is self pollinating. It will fruit by itself. A second one wouldn't hurt if you have the space to grow two. Happy gardening :-)..13 days 11hrs
Pruning fig - Hi Ibis It is best to prune fig trees immediately after the main crop harvest. So I would say, June is a good time to give them a trim. Happy gardening :-) ..14 days 1hrs
Blooming mango trees - Hi Michael If you leave the blossoms this winter they will drop off. If you snip the flowers off now the tree might re-bloom later on and hopefully at the right time when the temperature starts to warm up. Your choice. Happy gardening :-)..14 days 1hrs
Davidson plums - Hi Collectomaniac81 I couldn't perceive any reason why you can't grow D. Plum in a large container. Just upgrade the container every few years commensurate to the growth of the plant. But, eventually it will be too heavy and cumbersome to transplant as..15 days 9hrs

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Fruitylicious1 has LIKED the following:
Saba plantain - Hey Fruitylicious1, Backyard Bananas gets this plant sometimes. It's currently out of stock but it had a "e;e;back order"e;e; status only a month ago, and i made a reservation. The person there told me that they changed the status because they ..Liked Answer 5 days 4hrs
Coconut trees care in winter - The palms going through colder than optimum temperature are prone to lose energy and fall prey to rot starting at the roots. You can put a bucket or more of diluted seawater into the rootzone and then avoid watering throughout the winter except as necessa..Liked Answer 13 days 11hrs
Yr old poinciana - Thanks for that Fruitylicious1, I will do that in August. Should I cut the main growing stem off at the same time?..Liked Answer 15 days 10hrs
Miracle fruit - Hi Ian Use a soft sponge in conjunction with your soap water to wipe off the buggers. Repeat after a week and so on if they are still there. Secondly, you can use a small amount of isopropyl alcohol laced in a cotton ball and wipe off the critters. Try..Liked Answer 16 days 16hrs
White jacaranda1 - Hi Iago Most commercial white jacarandas are grafted because the rare white cultivar (Alba) is reportedly sterile meaning it cannot produce a viable seed for propagation. In the City of Jacaranda in South Africa (Pretoria & Johannesburg) only very few ..Liked Question 25 days 8hrs
Guava leaves turning brown - i think it was fertiliser burn. looking much better now that i water the fertiliser away. thanks for your help =) ..Liked Answer 36 days 4hrs
Problems with white sapotes pics included - Fruitylicious, thanks for the info! I'll take your advice and give it another go next Autumn - hopefully by then I'll have a bit more fruit to play with. Cheers ..Liked Answer 37 days 2hrs
Problems with white sapotes pics included - Hi Harry With fully ripe white sapote the stem should fall off or easily detached when held. The skin should give way a bit like a ripe avocado but not too much like a mushy ripe persimmon. If underripe it will be unpleasant and any bruising will caus..Liked Answer 37 days 2hrs
Tropical birch trees - If Plant Boy has an RMB (Road Side Mailbox) a courier company may not deliver to his address and take the item to a depot for pickup. Then he would still need to pick it up anyway. If the courier's depot is in Casino, then Plant Boy would be paying for d..Liked Answer 38 days 11hrs
Kensington pride prune - I cut mine very low to the ground and it has now grown with a very compact and bushy shape...Liked Answer 38 days 11hrs
Anyone ever heard of this cultivar - Hi BlackThumbed, Dealing with Yalca you mean? Before purchasing from Yalca, I had previously purchased bare root trees from other suppliers, so I was accustomed to how other suppliers did business and how their products where represented, as far as ..Liked Answer 40 days 3hrs
Growing a strangler fig on a trestle - Interesting idea. I had never even considered it. I like your Eco-Art concept :) What scale are you considering? I'm thinking wine barrels. I don't know how long wine barrels last out in the elements, but there are many people who grow plants 'in' them..Liked Answer 48 days 12hrs
Trees bonsai bags - Fruity, like I said, "e;unless there has been a change"e;. I sent the "e;e;Trees in Bags' article to Daleys some years ago, when the plastic bags were 20 litres. There was also a larger shadecloth one meant to sit above ground. Good to see..Liked Answer 48 days 12hrs
Chill factor1 - I think 'high' chill is a little optimistic. 'High' chill usually refers to 'reliable' chill greater than 750 hours. Fruity's estimate of 600 hours would be closer than your original estimate of 1100, but I think it would still be optimistically high. ..Liked Answer 51 days 8hrs
Plantain - Been told it is a type of Popo-ulu ..Liked Answer 52 days 8hrs
Pouteria lucuma - Happy to send out any seed if they do end up setting fruit. Jantina, pretty much all of the bayberry seeds germinated (the giberelic acid seemed to do the trick) but I could not keep them alive for some reason. I think there is one sick looking plant lef..Liked Question 58 days 15hrs
Growing figs in pots - Tried that several years ago. It only works if you move the snake around every day or so, as the birds soon realise it is harmless. Birds are smarter than you think!..Liked Answer 60 days 11hrs
Growing turmeric - Thanks. Will probably just go the storage route. I do get sweet potato and potatoes sprouting in the cupboard so here's hoping !..Liked Answer 62 days 11hrs
Dragon fruit - This is frost damage, you need to protect these young plants from the cold. Your pitaya will most likely rot out on the stem where it is damaged as long as it has some woody veins left it will survive, but cover these frost sensitive plants on frosty..Liked Answer 66 days 8hrs
Limberlost - Thank you so much..Liked Answer 67 days 2hrs
Limberlost - HI Fruitylicious1, I was given 2x germinated seeds from a lady I have bought a few plants from including red durian and yellow monthong durian. I had asked about what they were but didn't get a reply so that's why I asked. All she said previously that i..Liked Answer 67 days 2hrs
Apache pecan seedlings - So, out of the 10 seedlings I planted, could I end up with both A and B varieties🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔 Sounds ok to me. As I’m really only growing them as a shade area in an awkward spot, some nuts are better than no nuts, I reckon! Thanks for th..Liked Answer 68 days 11hrs
Mangoes in melbourne mission impossible - No - handles weather fine - only holds what it wants - it dropped 3 - dont really want to pot into 100lt bag as yet as is happy and fits into its spot fine...Liked Question 72 days 24hrs
Which avocado tree to buy - Thank you Fruitylicious1 and Mango Mike. I appreciate your answers. 🙂..Liked Answer 76 days 13hrs
I am lazy and id like advice - Thank you everyone. I have started to make a few enquiries on Gumtree. I definitely don’t mind having a go at a seed planted avo but would hate to wait many years to find out it can’t fruit! Maybe will do that in addition. I wonder if Hass seeds from ..Liked Answer 76 days 13hrs
Is this an edible guava - Thanks Fruitylicious. My local nursery person thinks my shrub is Luma Apiculata, or Argentinian or Chilean Myrtle. These people eat the fruit. He says it was once popular as a hedge plant here. I don't think it is a Grumichama or Brazil Cherry, Eugenia..Liked Answer 81 days 3hrs
Fruit drop grapefruit - Thanks for you reply! I did think possibly it just had too many fruits for such a small tree, but it seemed to be dropping them at a very late stage. I will look into boron deficiency - thanks again...Liked Answer 83 days 8hrs
Blooming mango trees - I agree with Fruitylicious1 as the weather can trigger strange behavior with mango's as a couple of mine did it last year,flowering three times with fluctuating warm and cold temps before the weather warmed up and stayed warm but that was at the beginning..Liked Answer 83 days 9hrs
Positioning pecans for optimal pollination - Thanks Fruitilicious that’s helpful! I can understand the pollination charts now with your info. For anyone else reading this who might find it helpful, here’s the link: http://www.lsuagcenter.com/NR/rdonlyres/4447193D-D08A-47A2-B976-B992EB90B04..Liked Answer 87 days 12hrs
Blackberry primocane or flurocane - Big thanks Fruitylicious!..Liked Answer 88 days 2hrs
Male and female paw paws - Thanks Fruitylicious1, Interesting, and no doubt correct because anything that survives in my garden will undoubtedly be subjected to stress from time to time. Thanks for your response...Liked Answer 92 days 9hrs
Macadamia growing - Thank you Fruitylicious. I'll certainly give hem a try. I remember the wonderful crops that we had in Sydney. Unfortunately, the new owners of the property have grubbed them all out. Tasman..Liked Answer 97 days 7hrs
Macadamia growing - Hi Tasman Yes definitely, you can grow macs in Tassie but, you have to cover them with Hessian cloth or equivalent during frosty nights when young. They will however be productive later about 10 yrs or more than their warmer situated counterparts. If y..Liked Answer 97 days 7hrs
Gooseberry pests - Thank you anything's worth trying..Liked Answer 101 days 1hrs
Buying fruit trees at bunnings yes or - Hi Fruitylicious1, Great work on Espalier...Liked Answer 104 days 13hrs
Banana mango - As far as I know that list is up to date but the lemon listed is not the Zill mango variety Lemon Zest..... Carrie you can get but not Orange Sherbert & other Zill mangoes like Sweet Tart...Fruit Punch...ValCarrie...Seacrest...Ugly Betty....Pina Colada.....Liked Answer 106 days 9hrs
Banana mango - Hi Markmelb I have done a bit of snooping around about your current mango variety wish list (Carrie, Ice Cream, Lemon Zest, Lemon Meringue and Orange Sorbet). They are not yet commercially available even to a small scale in Australia. But there is one ..Liked Question 108 days 10hrs
Banana mango - Hi Scott Banana mango can be eaten by peeling of the skin like a normal banana hence the name 'banana mango'. So far there are 3 countries who are claiming to have developed the banana mango variety; 1. Bangladesh Agricultural University - apparentl..Liked Answer 109 days 5hrs
Citrus virusdying tree - Hi I agree with fruity's assessment of your lemon tree's situation. It is in a very sad state but if it is not too far gone it might be recoverable. Because it is obviously a fairly advanced tree and has been carrying fruit I think it is worth the ef..Liked Answer 109 days 5hrs
Citrus virusdying tree - Thanks for the tips! that was very helpful..Liked Answer 111 days 11hrs
Gooseberries - Thank you, that is helpful information..Liked Answer 118 days 9hrs
Mandarin bark problem - Thanks so much, for your help, Fruitylicious1! ..Liked Answer 119 days 4hrs
Bush lemons - Thank you! If you look closely at the second and third pictures, some leaves have weird yellow spots on them. I have taken close up shots. Any comments on these? Should I keep this lemon seedling away from my two younger lemon seedlings? I have a..Liked Answer 120 days 3hrs
Best sweet jujube varieties - Thanks Fruitylicious1 👍..Liked Answer 123 days 4hrs
Mountain soursop - Thanks Fruitylicious, I will most certainly give that a try! ..Liked Answer 125 days 11hrs
Mountain soursop - Hi NotSoGreen They currently suffering from sunburn. If they are in the pots situate them under a tree or in your patio facing east so they only get the morning sun. If they are in the ground erect a shade cloth with at least 30% shade protection ra..Liked Answer 125 days 11hrs
Taste fruit before growing - Thanks Lissa & Fruitylicious1 will investigate your suggestions..Liked Answer 128 days 2hrs
Lychee16 - Thanks Fruitylicious1 Never heard of that one but will give it a go. Any particular time of the year?..Liked Answer 128 days 16hrs
Chinese jujube - Hi Audrey So far I have tasted 4 varieties of jujubes (Chico, pear, shui-men, Li). Personally I like li. It is the biggest and tastiest among the 4 I have tasted. But, then taste is a very personal thing. It might taste rubbish to some. If you want ..Liked Question 129 days 15hrs
Lychee16 - Hi janco One very effective technique to force fruit trees to flower hence produce fruit afterward is cincturing. That is tying tightly a target branch or stem even a trunk with straw bale string, string rope etc to minimize the flow of sap up and down..Liked Question 129 days 16hrs
Grafting the mother citrus onto is seedlings - thank you! you are a legend! I noticed white spotting on the leaves of the Yuzu and the tree is quite healthy but it wasn't til recently I saw the scab..I have a lot of fungal issues in my yard, I don't know why.I will try opening it up, although it is no..Liked Question 132 days 9hrs
Soanum capsicoides devils apple - I had initially tried S. mauritianum (wild tobacco) without much success, but it is a quicker growing plant so thought it might be useful but for some reason the grafts didn't take.. I think that S. chrysotrichum is more closely related to eggplants and ..Liked Question 134 days 15hrs
Pawpaws eaten1 - Fruitylicious: thanks for info......Liked Question 136 days 10hrs
Need some expertise on frowing mangoes from - Hi Fruitylicious1, Thank you for your advice. Wife was given a mango by a friend 3 years ago and she liked the mango and planted it from its seed. The origin of the mango is unknown (whether grown by the friend or bought from the supermarket). Th..Liked Answer 136 days 10hrs
Melicoccus bijugatus mamoncillo or spanish lime - Thanks Fruitylicious1 It was a very good tutorial video, and like you said, not rocket science at all. :)..Liked Answer 140 days 4hrs
Dwarf mulberry tree - Thanks Fruity.....stress was the one thing that sticks out. I had thought it might be stredd due to the move but then forgot. All of the reasons you give have been addressed where applicable. Now I just have to wait. Soil is always moist. I repotted and ..Liked Answer 140 days 4hrs
Tomato disease1 - Thanks for your help , will do what you suggested regards Glenn..Liked Answer 144 days 12hrs
Where can i get a devils fig - Hi Old Herb Devil's Fig (Solanum Torvum) aka wild eggplant is considered a weed in northern and eastern Queensland, northern part of N.T. and some coastal parts of northern N.S.W. So you can scour those areas. Some of them are growing on side roads. If..Liked Question 144 days 12hrs
Caring for an overpruned apricot tree - Many thanks for both of those responses. The trees were very productive and healthy and the gardener only had to clear the centres, shape the outside and make them shorter. Instead, he removed all the fruit-bearing limbs, leaving only the trunk and main b..Liked Answer 150 days 1hrs
Stunted grape - Thank you for helping me- They were bare Rooted plants planted in Early September 2017 but they aren’t happy so I will shade them. I will turn down the dripper (1L over an hour morning and night?) & switch from seasol to dynamic lifter Thanks heaps..Liked Answer 151 days 7hrs
Mango tree very sick - Hi Fruitylicious1, thank you so much for your prompt reply and very informative diagnosis and treatment of our mango tree. I will look into these solutions. should I wait until my fruit is picked, which would be within the month before I prune ? ..Liked Answer 153 days 9hrs
Royal rainier cherry - I think it's not unfortunate that you are now living in Victoria with regards to growing cherries. It's one of the prime location of growing good cherries like your cherry tree of a long bygone era. It's not too late to grow your own cherry tree. Perh..Liked Question 153 days 14hrs
Avocado disease identification - Hi Bryan Your avo tree might have caught P.Citricola infection. which is the most common fungal disease among avos (around 90%). Unlike the more sinister pathogen P. Cinnamomi where death is imminent if left untreated. The most common symptoms are: of..Liked Question 159 days 16hrs
Olive tree5 - Hi Mrstib Most olive trees grows to an average 15 to 20 feet tall and equally wide though you can restrict their height and width with judicious pruning. Their eventual size will also depend upon the climate, soil, environment and the level of care yo..Liked Question 164 days 13hrs
Coffee trees2 - thanks for your feedback ..Liked Answer 165 days 9hrs
What to grow alongside a fig should - Thank you Fruitylicious1 for your super helpful answer. We really didn't want to dig up the fig and you've given us a way to keep it. Have a delicious 2018!..Liked Question 168 days 2hrs
Weird melon - Thank you for the answers guys. Didn’t know there are some many plants with similar friuits out there. I should have included a photo of the leaves. It is most likely to be Cucumis zeyheri. Pademelon1 was right! Happy Gardening :)..Liked Answer 168 days 8hrs
Avocado browning of new leaves canker - Hi fruity Thanks for the advice. Have taken your instructions and applied them. hoping for the best!..Liked Answer 171 days 6hrs
Abnormal fruit fall1 - Thanks for your very comprehensive reply Fruitylicious. On reflection, the watering process has been a bit spasmodic this season. I have changed this over the past month. Fertilising has been regular with citrus fertiliser at every change of season and ..Liked Answer 172 days 4hrs
Threewayplum help problems - Hi AGW Try cincturing or girdling the unproductive variety of your trio. Cincturing works by temporarily stopping the flow of photosynthesized sugar from the leaves to the roots thus forcing the unproductive branch and tree to produce flowers. And it ..Liked Answer 174 days 4hrs
Dates3 - Thanks Frutiylicious, I did not know the Canary Island was not a good fruit. Sounds like the medjool or barhee would be the best bets as the others are less available(?) here in Oz. And thanks Ivepeters, I did know about the Oz desert operation. Reg..Liked Answer 184 days 2hrs
Dates3 - Thanks Fruitlylicious1, useful info. Any tips on variety to plant? Like medjool, canary island, barhi? Regards ABH..Liked Answer 186 days 6hrs
Asimina triloba north american pawpaw - Hey ally thanks for letting me know, I guess i'll just try anyhow. If you're going to sell some grafted PG this year, could you please put me down for 1 or 2 plants?..Liked Question 188 days 9hrs
Custard apples - It's still me John. My Yoda on DMT handle wasn't logging in, so I tried my old login details and voila, I am once again sternus. Swings and roundabouts. If you get back to me before tomorrow I can send you some selenicereus setaceous seeds (red 'meg..Liked Answer 190 days 17hrs
Pouteria lucuma - Thanks for your kind words Jantina. Glad you enjoyed the site. Fantastic to hear you are doing similar things in south australia. Good luck with the lucmo ... let us know how it goes down the track when you managed to source and plant one out :)..Liked Answer 191 days 2hrs
Dwarf peach trees1 - Fruitylicious1, I think i will give a go with some points u mentioned in ur post... If its still turns out to be a dud... then it has to go Thanks ..Liked Answer 192 days 10hrs
Tomatoes suddenly wilt and die within hours - As far as I know there are only a few causes of sudden death in tomatos excluding lack of water. 1. Vascular wilt - (verticulum and fusarium) cutting thru the lower stem will reveal a brownish discoloration. It's a tomato death sentence. 2. Walnut toxic..Liked Question 195 days 7hrs
Grumichama7 - Hi Fruitilicious1. Thank you for your information. I have enjoyed reading all your posts. Very interesting. ..Liked Answer 196 days 16hrs
Blueberries10 - Thanks for your great answer. Yes it was the birds, I'll make new plans and plant them outside and net them. ..Liked Answer 198 days 3hrs
Apple pests - Thanks for that fruitylicious. That makes sense, and I'm wondering if a bigger mammal could have got at it somehow. The thing is that we're in the burbs and there aren't many around. Mind you I do remember visiting distant family in Sydney once and bei..Liked Answer 202 days 0hrs
Grafting stone fruit - Hello, i was wondering if anybody knew what you can graft onto a Nectarine rootstock. I know that we're coming into summer, but I wanted to know for the future. I was thinking of some donut peaches and some blood plums, but i don't want any incompatibilit..Liked Question 212 days 2hrs
Citrus trouble - I have tried twice to plant a citrus tree in my backyard (first lime, then lime/orange splitzer) and it isn’t working at all. I have successfully grown chilies, grasses, pittosporums in the same soil, so not sure what the problem is. I planted in clay ..Liked Question 217 days 15hrs
Citrus trouble - Thanks for the info Fruity! I’ll persevere...Liked Answer 217 days 15hrs

Pouteria Lucuma Palo - Seedling 7/10

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Update: 22 days 6hrs

Comments: -

Never tasted it before, but, reviews are favorable.

Planted: 2018

Height 6 Inches

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 2

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: blood and bone, dyna lifter, and guano

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

Nothing atm.

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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North American Paw Paw 8/10

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Update: 86 days 16hrs

Comments: - North American Paw Paw is a member of the annonaceae family (custard apple)  which include cherimoya, atemoya, rollinia, A. squamosa, soursop (graviola), soncoya etc which most of them have superb taste. Unlike the other members of annonaceae family asimina triloba can survive freezing conditions up to -25C when dormant especially the Canadian selection NC1. So gardeners from the temperate regions of Australia from Tasmania, Victoria to Canberra and some parts of inland NSW  if you are after a tropical fruit flavour (taste like mango and banana combined) but situated in a frosty area this is the fruit for you. Most asiminas need a pollinator to set fruit. But there are some American and Italian varieties that are purportedly self fertile (Prima - Italian, Sunflower and Sweet Virginia - both  are American selections). Unfortunately most asiminas in Australia are the self infertile variety. Seed importation is a prerogative for those seeking the self fertile cultivars.

Planted: 2018

Height 10 Inches

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 2

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dyna lifter, seasol

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control: my hand

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Comments

Markmelb says... [120 days 0hrs ago]
I plant a grafted pennsylvania gold last spring after buying it in 2016 - a mate has Louis which tastes amazing - he also has some euro self fertile seedlings up and growing too - so keep on touch
Aaron Siemienow1 says... [83 days 8hrs ago]
wow, I didn't know we could get any known cultivators here in Australia. I am near albury/Wodonga and have 4 asimina's growing, all about 1.5-2m tall. they had set fruit this year (with the help of hand pollination) but the wind and the birds got to them. I will protect trees better next year, and hope to get some good fruit!

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Apple - Fuji (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 86 days 16hrs

Comments: -

We love sweet apple. I am growing it as an espalier ATM in a big pot, Cinctured to force it to fruit earlier. Netted to fight off mainly voracious birds.

Fruiting Months March and April

Planted: 2014

Height 2 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 5 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 4 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: Huonville Crab Apple

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dyna lifter, sulphate of potash,seasol, guano, epsom salt, citrus fert

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control: none


Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Jaboticaba - Scarlet (Escarlate) (Seedling) 8/10

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Update: 104 days 8hrs

Comments: - Purportedly earlier to fruit than the regular black jaboticaba and has dwarfing characteristic as well.

Planted: 2018

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 2

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Dyna lifter, blood

Pest Control:

Garlic and chili pepper spray for grasshoppers and leafcutter bees.

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Jaboticaba (Seedling) 8/10

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Update: 104 days 8hrs

Comments: - Exotic, unique, different. It reminds me of a sun drenched far away place called Brazil where samba is the rule. Growing as an informal espalier at the moment making it even more unusual than the normal bushy multi-trunked jabo that I have seen at Daley's nursery at Kyogle.

Planted: 2017

Height 14 Inches

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 3

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: jaboticaba scarlet

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Seasol, powerfeed, dyna lifter, azalea fert

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control: Nyet

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Fruitylicious1 says... [232 days 8hrs ago]
Jabos like their soil and fert on the acidic side like the blueberries to keep their growth at a quicker pace interspersed with dyna lifter. Rain water is their favorite drink too.
Fruitylicious1 says... [214 days 13hrs ago]
16-11-17 Just repotted my Jabos into a slightly bigger container. They responded pretty quickly within days with new numerous gorgeous growth. My potting mix recipe ; azalea potting mix, perlite, pine bark, peat moss in equal proportion plus a sprinkling of azalea pert. Watered them with a weak solution of seasol. They are situated on the eastern side of the house about 1 meter away from the brick wall. They are expose to the morning sun from 7:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. avoiding the harsh afternoon sun. They are very happy looking brazilians indeed.

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White Sapote - Blumenthal (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: -

Bought it to complement my Sapote Kampong with regards to pollination.

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: Kampong, reinecke commercial

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dyna lifter, seasol, citrus fert, guano

Pest Control:

My fingers

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Markmelb says... [82 days 2hrs ago]
glad you haven't got the Menthol one :)

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White Sapote - Kampong (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

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Growing strongly at the moment. No issues whatsoever. Loves the heat here in inland NSW. Planning to graft another CV to it next spring.

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: blumenthal, reinecke commercial

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dyna lifter, seasol, guano, citrus fert

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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White Sapote - Seedling (Seedling) 8/10

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Just arrived last 08/02/18. I will let it grow for a while and use it to graft other desirable CV's next spring. I tip pruned it upon arrival to encourage multiple lateral growths to be used as a springboard for other Casimiroa E. varieties. 

Planted: 2018

Height 7 Inches

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: kampong, blumenthal, reinecke commercial

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dyna lifter, seasol, blood and bone, citrus fert, guano

Pest Control:

my digits

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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White Sapote - Reinecke Commercial (Grafted) 7/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Planted: 2018

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: kampong, blumenthal

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dyna lifter, guano, seasol, citrus fert, epsom salt

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

nada

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Markmelb says... [82 days 1hrs ago]
mines about 6mt and still not fruited - put more potassium on it a few days ago.

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Guava Yellow Cherry 9/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: - Its an acquired taste. I grew up with  a few guava trees in our backyard. We would eat them almost everyday when in season.

Fruiting Months April, May, June

Planted: 2016

Height 24 Inches

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 3

Fruit Harvest: 6 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 6 Months from Purchase in Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Hand Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: citrus

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

Nada

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Fruitylicious1 says... [244 days 2hrs ago]
I have three plants growing at the moment trained as espaliers. One is trained as an informal, the second one is simple horizontal and the last one is a variation of the simple horizontal. It's my way of expressing myself.

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Guava - Strawberry (Cutting) 9/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: - Luv guavas grew up with them in our backyard.

Fruiting Months April, May, June

Planted: 2016

Height 24 Inches

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 6 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 6 Months from Purchase in Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control: None

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Fruitylicious1 says... [244 days 2hrs ago]
As with my yellow cherry guava my strawberry guava is also trained as an espalier. It's my way of expressing myself in art.

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Guava Hawaiian (Seedling) 6/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: - I just love 'em.

Planted: 2017

Height 12 Inches

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control: None

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Feijoa - Unique Grafted (Grafted) 9/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

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This feijoa variety is less vigorous than its other siblings. Its good for smaller backyard and for espaliering which I am currently doing with my unique feijoa. So far so good. The stems are pliable and not too stiff and robust.

As usual my family love feijoas. We just eat them out of the tree. We tasted our first feijoas at the edge of the carpark of Weribee museum in Victoria. Every autumn we would check the two feijoa trees probably seedling grown varieties for ripe fruits and share the loot among ourselves and with our friends.  Yummy !!! Thats when I decided to plant my own feijoa collection.

So far the only nasties bothering my 3 feijoas are the brown and green grasshoppers munching the young shoots. I just sprayed it with chilli and garlic juice concoction to make the leaves inedible for the critters. If I  happen to spot  them i spray them with the potent brew to stun them and then squash them with my hands. So far they are staying away from my feijoas.


Planted: 2017

Height 12 Inches

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: feijoa apollo

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control: Chilli and garlic juice

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Feijoa - Apollo (Grafted) 9/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

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This is more vigorous than my other two feijoas (unique, nazemetz). Its harder to espalier this one because the laterals are stiffer and unwieldly. Anyway, I will persevere to bend it to my wishes.



Planted: 2017

Height 12 Inches

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: Feijoa unique, nazemetz

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Seasol, dynamic lifter, citrus fert

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control: Chilli and garlic juice brew

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Guava - Mexican Cream (Seedling) 9/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: - Childhood memories.

Height 12 Inches

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Seasol, dynamic lifter, citrus fert

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control: Nada

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Fruitylicious1 says... [21 days 1hrs ago]
May 2018, growing nicely and vigorously in a pot. More than doubled its size in 6 months.

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Cherimoya - Seedling (Seedling) 7/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

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Fruit of the gods. This must be the forbidden fruit in the garden of Eden because human were forbidden to eat it. It is so delectable that the gods wanted to keep it for themselves. Not anymore fellow mortals. Cultivate it if you can to enjoy this sinfully delicious fruit.

Its odd, my cheri seedling is the less vigorous grower among my cherimoyas considering they are all in the same microclimate, potting mix, fertilizer, amount of water given and pot size. May be it will catch up next season. Or may be its a dud, whatever i will give it one or two more seasons before deciding on its fate.

Height 13 Inches

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: Hand Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Seasol, dynamic lifter, citrus fert

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control: Nada

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Blueberry - Sunshine Blue (Seedling) 10/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: - King of antioxidants not to mention the marvelous flavor.

Fruiting Months September, October, November, December

Planted: 2017

Height 8 Inches

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 2

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: Blue rose, sunburst

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Fert for azalea

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control: Nada

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Grumichama - Black (Seedling) 9/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

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WHO WOULD NOT WANT A PIECE OF BRAZIL; EXOTIC, BEAUTIFUL AND SUPER DELICIOUS. I WOULD NOT MISS IT FOR A THING. NOT IN MY WATCH.

Planted: 2017

Height 12 Inches

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: SEASOL, DYNAMIC LIFTER, CITRUS FERT

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control:

NYET

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Pomegranate - Wonderful (Cutting) 9/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

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THE SWEET-SOUR TANGY TASTE IS MOST REFRESHING THIRST QUENCHER DURING HOT SUMMER DAYS BETTER THAN THE SUGARED DRINKS OF TODAY. NOT TO MENTION THE HIGHLY DECORATIVE VALUE OF THE TREE WHEN IN BLOOM FOLLOWED BY A LUXURIOUS LOOKING FRUIT FIT FOR THE ROYALTY. NO WONDER IT WAS ASSOCIATED TO APHRODITE, THE GODDESS OF BEAUTY BY THE ANCIENT GREEKS.

Planted: 2017

Height 1 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: SEASOL, POWERFEED, DYNAMIC LIFTER, CITRUS FERT

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Blueberry Burst (Cutting) 10/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: -

I cant get enough of blueberries. I consume one punnet a day when in season. Must plant some of them to satisfy my blueberry cravings.

Fruiting Months September, October, November, December

Planted: 2017

Height 6 Inches

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 6 Months from Purchase in Pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: sunshine blue, blue rose

Fertiliser or Organics Used: azalea fert mix, composted fine leaf

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

nyet

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Apple - Red Delicious (Grafted) 9/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: -

I love the sweet, crisp flavour of this apple. Growing as a U espalier at the moment. first time to flower this year.

Planted: 2014

Height 2 metres

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: Huonville Crab Apple

Fertiliser or Organics Used: seasol, power feed, dynamic lifter, citrus fert

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control:

nada


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Lemon Grass 6/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: - Great for asian cooking.

Planted: 2017

Height 10 Inches

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: seasol, dynamic lifter

When I Fertilise: Winter

Pest Control:

Nyet

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Pear - Doyenne Du Comice (Grafted) 10/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

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I chose this pear variety because it is often considered the best flavoured of all pears, with juicy melting buttery flesh - exceptional.

Planted: 2014

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: seasol, dynamic lifter, power feed, citrus fert

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control:

Yates Success for cherry slugs

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Orange 2 way - Valencia/Washington Navel (Grafted) 10/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

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It's so refreshing. The combination of sweet and sour taste combined with the mouth watering juiciness of the fruit is irresistible. The blossoms' heady perfume in spring is a glorious experience as well. Growing as an informal espalier. Another great advantage is the extended fruiting season in the same tree which is great for small backyard.

Fruiting Months May, June, July, August

Planted: 2016

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: seasol, power feed, dynamic lifter, citrus fert, epsom salt, sulphate of potash

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control:

White oil


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Mandarin 2 Way - Imperial/Emperor (Grafted) 10/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

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The fruits are yummy and refreshing and the flowers are heavenly scented. Growing as an informal espalier at the moment in a 50 cm pot just like my double grafted orange. They are drip irrigated to easily manage the watering regime. Regular application of epsom salt and sulphate of potash to keep them lush and fruitful. Regular pruning and tieing to maintain shape of the tree.

Fruiting Months June, July, August

Planted: 2016

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pruned By: 10% in Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: seasol, power feed, dynamic lifter, citrus fert, epsom salt, sulphate of potash

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control:

White oil

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Blueberry - Blue Rose (Cutting) 9/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: -

Healthylicious

Fruiting Months January, November, December

Planted: 2015

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 0.5 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pruned By: 10% in Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: sunshine blue, burst

Fertiliser or Organics Used: azalea fert

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

Nyet

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Dwarf Mulberry - Black (Cutting) 7/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: -

I tried the fruit when I visited Daley's last month at Kyogle. A few of the large plants for sale were already bearing fruits. I love the taste. I bought two of the dwarf varities , black and red.

Planted: 2017

Height 12 Inches

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: seasol, powerfeed, dynamic lifter, citrus fert

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control:

Nyet


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Dwarf Mulberry - Red Shahtoot (Grafted) 7/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: -

I like the taste and look of the fruit.

Planted: 2017

Height 12 Inches

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 5 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 3 Months from Purchase in Pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: seasol, powerfeed, dynamic lifter, citrus fert

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control:

nyet

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Bitter Gourd/Melon (Seedling) 8/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

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Bitter gourd/melon has many health benefits. Purpotedly it can help cure cancer, it treats blood disorders, can stop cholera, it can help diabetes sufferers by lowering sugar levels in blood and urine, boosts energy levels, can stop gout, boosts your immune system etc. It can even allegedly cure a hangover. This plant is not for everyone. If you despise bitter taste stay away from it. It surely is bitter. Some people mash the flesh with salt and wash it with water to lessen the bitterness, but, by doing so you are draining away the essential medicinal chemicals that can cure various ailments.  I used to plant this in our frontyard when i was a kid  in the Philippines and now in Australia.

Planted: 2017

Height 1 Feet

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 7

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: seasol, dynamic lifter, powerfeed

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control:

Nada

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Kumquat - Nagami (Grafted) 7/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: - Taste is superb skin and and all, sweet, a hint of tang and aroma. Growing as an informal espalier.

Planted: 2016

Height 1 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Seasol, dynamic lifter, powerfeed, citrus fert, epsom salt, sulphate of potash

Pest Control: Nyet

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Fig - Picone Black (Cutting) 8/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: - Love fresh figs. The tree tried to bear fruit a month after I bought it but, I pinched it out for the plant to concentrate more on vegetative growth.

Fruiting Months October and November

Planted: 2017

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 3 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 1 Months from Purchase in Pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Seasol, powerfeed, dyna lifter, citrus fert

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control: Nyet

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Dwarf Fig - Brown (Cutting) 8/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: - Scrumptious

Fruiting Months September and October

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 3 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 1 Months from Purchase in Pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Seasol, powerfeed, dyna lifter, citrus fert

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control: Nada

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Fig - LSU Gold (Cutting) 8/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: -

This fig has got rave reviews amongst growers. I want to experience first hand what's the fuss all about with this particular fig variety.




Fruiting Months September and October

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 3 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 1 Months from Purchase in Pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Seasol, powerfeed, dyna lifter, citrus fert

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control: Nada

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Sweet Potato - Sweet and Gold (Cutting) 7/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: - I love eating the young tender leaves and shoots of the sweet potato vine. I usually steam it and dip it in combo of fish sauce , calamansi juice and hot chilli pepper. Can be sauteed and mixed with soup either fish or meat.

Planted: 2017

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Seasol, powefeed, dyna lifter

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control: Nada

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Spring onion (Seedling) 9/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: - Very versatile in the kitchen as an ingredient or garnish to a lot of dishes and easy to grow too. Grown together with rainbow chard, Italian parsley and celery in my herbal raised garden bed.

Planted: 2017

Height 12 Inches

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 7

First Fruited: 3 Months From Seed

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Seasol, powerfeed, dyna lifter and compost

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control: My fingers.

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Garlic - Hardneck (Seedling) 8/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: -

Garlic is one of the main condiment in the kitchen. Without it, a lot of delicate cuisine will loose their character. Plus it is reputed to be medicinal.

Fruiting Months November

Planted: 2017

Height 14 Inches

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 30

Fruit Harvest: 2 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 6 Months from Purchase in Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Fertiliser or Organics Used: compost

Pest Control:

my fingers

Organic Status:Organic


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Markmelb says... [120 days 0hrs ago]
Ill swap for some bulbs?

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Vietnamese Mint (Cutting) 7/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: -

Great for asian dishes. I love veggies.

Planted: 2017

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Chook poo

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

my fingers

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Dwarf Papaya - Southern Red 8/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: -

Easy to maintain and quicker fruit production time. Taste is great. I will have to protect it in winter though. I'm going to rig appropriately rated heat lamp in my garage inside a protected cocoon to keep it warm and cozy during the freezing nights and frosty early mornings. Might even cover the trunk with foam for extra protection. Anyway plenty of time to enjoy the long growing season ahead. Will update after next years' winter.   

Height 1 Feet

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: seasol, dyna lifter, citrus fert

Pest Control:

my fingers

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Fruitylicious1 says... [35 days 1hrs ago]
Update 14 May 2018 The nights and early mornings are becoming colder now (3C) here in Inland NSW. I have moved my dwarf papaya indoors in a sunny north facing spare room with grow light to match. It is currently flowering. Let see if it will bear fruit during the colder months. Will update again during spring or summer.

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Guava - Thai White (Seedling) 8/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: -

I have good childhood mem'ries with guavas. They always have a special place in my heart.

Planted: 2017

Height 1 Feet

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: seasol, dyna lifter, citrus fert

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

my fingers

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Guava - Mexican Cream (Seedling) 8/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: -

Yummy

Planted: 2017

Height 1 Feet

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: seasol, pwerfeed, dyna lifter, citrus fert

Pest Control:

my fingers

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Brazilian Cherry - Black Beauty (Grafted) 7/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: -

Different and it taste better than the more ubiquitous red variety according to some reviews.

Height 1 Feet

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: seasol, powerfeed, dyna lifter, citrus fert

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

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Fruitylicious1 says... [198 days 4hrs ago]
Arrived last month (Nov, 2017) a little bit distressed. With sparse and pale leaves and stems. Obviously its a bit lacking in essential nutrients. I immediately repotted it with a mixture of premium potting mix, perlite, coarse pine bark and a bit of dyna lifter and peat moss. Gave it a refreshing drink of weak seasol and rain water and i applied sugarcane mulch. It quickly rewarded me with shiny, healthy beautiful growth within a week. He is now a happy Brazilian.

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Orange - Cara Cara (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: -

I luv the taste of the sweet and sour combo with a hint of bitterness. A bit different from a regular orange.

Planted: 2017

Height 14 Inches

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: navel

Fertiliser or Organics Used: seasol, powerfeed, , dyna lifter, citrus fert, epsom salt

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

my fingers

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Tomato - Roma (Seedling) 8/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: - Love tomatoes. Very versatile in the kitchen.

Fruiting Months January, February, March, April, May, November, December

Planted: 2017

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 2

Fruit Harvest: 10 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 3 Months from Purchase in Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: sulphate of potash, guano, dyna lifter, epsom salt, seasol

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control:

my digits

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Tomato - Tommy Tom (Seedling) 9/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: - Great for my salad.

Fruiting Months January, February, March, April, May, November, December

Planted: 2017

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 7

Fruit Harvest: 10 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 3 Months from Purchase in Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: guano, sulphate of potash, dyna lifter, epsom salt, seasol, compost

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control:

my digits

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Markmelb says... [120 days 0hrs ago]
Would you like some Santorini seeds? Found it a great producer of small tasty treats all summer.

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Eggplant - Bonica (Seedling) 8/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: -

Treated the same as our lebanese eggplants.

Fruiting Months January, February, March, April, May, November, December

Planted: 2017

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 5

Fruit Harvest: 10 kilograms per Year

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Pest Control:

my fingers

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Eggplant - Lebanese (Seedling) 9/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: -

Me and my wife love eggplants. Threres a lot of ways to cook it. One of our all time favorite is the old brinjal omelette and the Korean style Bulgogi beef with sliced eggplants mmm yum!!!

Fruiting Months January, February, March, April, May, November, December

Planted: 2017

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 10

Fruit Harvest: 10 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 3 Months from Purchase in Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pruned By: 10% in Spring

Pollination: Hand Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dyna lifter, seasol, sulphate of potash, guano, epsom salt

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

my fingers

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Custard Apple - Paxton Prolific (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: -

'Heavenly' best describe the taste of custard apple for me.

Happy with the condition of the plant upon arrival. Big (about 1 meter high) lush and healthy. I hope it can cope well with the hot burning summer and cold frosty winter of inland NSW. I'm hoping the same for my African Pride variety.  I will update at the end of summer next year.


Height 1 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: African Pride

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dyna lifter, sulphate of potash, guano, seasol, powerfeed

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

my fingers


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Okra - Burgundy (Seedling) 10/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: - Great with soup and stir fry . Can be steamed and made into veggie salad too. Very ornamental  because  of its showy burgundy color and shape.  The flowers are striking like a yellow hibiscus being relatives.The pods are long around 7-9 inches and smooth with longitudinal green stripes around the pod. The plant itself is vigorous, strong and a prolific bearer. I've been cultivating this gumbo variety for a few years now both in Melbourne and inland (Tamworth) NSW and it never failed to deliver the premium goods.  Worth all my time and effort.

Fruiting Months January, February, March, April, May, June, December

Planted: 2017

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 14

Fruit Harvest: 20 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 3 Months from Purchase in Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Dyna lifter, sulfate of potash , guano , seasol, organic fert for tomato

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control: My fingers

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Taro Japanese (Seedling) 8/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: -

I love taro. I used to plant it in our backyard when i was a kid. We usually used it for snacks as a substitute for bread or junk foods.  Growing beautifully near the entrance of the house. I might harvest it at the start of winter and leave some to over winter . I might put some in pots with sphagnum moss as a medium and site it in a warmer and protected place. See whats gonna happen coz winter here is quite cold usually 0C or below on most days during winter.

Fruiting Months May and June

Planted: 2017

Height 0.5 metres

Qty: 5

Fruit Harvest: 2 kilograms per Year

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dyna lifter, compost

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

Nada


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Ginger QLD (Seedling) 8/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: -

We used it in asian cooking and it has good medicinal properties too. Possible health benefits include; reducing nausea, pain and inflammation, cold and flu relief, aids in digestion, helps reduce cholesterol and helps in maintaining blood sugar levels for diabetics.

Planted: 2017

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 5

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dyna lifter, compost

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

Nada

Organic Status:Organic


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Cherimoya - Sofia (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: -

I adore the fruits of most anonaceae family members. The taste is out of this world.
Reportedly a good performer in S.A. Should be right in similar conditions too.

Planted: 2018

Height 0.5 metres

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Hand Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dyna lifter, guano, citrus fert, seasol

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring


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Chilli - Firecracker (Capsicum Anuum) (Seedling) 9/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: - I love chilli's (mid heat) in my cooking and to perk up my veggie salad. Chilli's grow best in dappled shade. I feed it regularly with Dyna lifter, complete organic fert for tomato interspersed with Epsom salt to keep them lush, green and productive.

Fruiting Months January, February, March, April, May, November, December

Planted: 2017

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 5

Fruit Harvest: 10 kilograms per Year

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Dyna lifter, complete organic fert for tomato, epsom salt, guano, seasol

Pest Control: My fingers

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Feijoa - Nazematze (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: -

I like this particular variety because its ability to remain unaffected by browning due to oxidation when the flesh is cut and exposed, not  to mention the guava like taste without the acidity and hard seeds. I usually eat the whole fruit including skin and rind.

They grow best in sub-tropic to temperate climates.They'll be marginal in the tropics because they need at least 50 units of chill hours for the flavour to reach its full potential.

Planted: 2018

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: unique, apollo

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dyna lifter, seasol, guano, complete organic fert, sulphate of potash, epsom salt

Pest Control:

Chilli and garlic juice brew

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Cherimoya - White (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: -

There are conflicting reports about this cherimoya variety but majority of it are positive. What I think is, oftentimes the taste of the fruit and its overall performance will greatly depend upon its microclimate. The nearer we can simulate  its original habitat the greater the chance that it will reach its full potential. Add to that the general care given to the tree. Its the dominant commercial variety in the U.S. so a lot of people must have like it to become commercially viable for growers to produce. My white cheri will complement my recently acquired cheri sofia.

Planted: 2018

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: C. Sofia

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dyna lifter, blood and bone, guano, seasol

Pest Control:

None so far

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Markmelb says... [120 days 0hrs ago]
ry and get yourself a Campan or Fina de Jete as these are a bit more cold tolerant.
Markmelb says... [120 days 0hrs ago]
---- try
Fruitylicious1 says... [119 days 7hrs ago]
Thanks Mark. I'm waiting for Daley's and Perry's to come up with the goods. Or I might graft some to my seedling Cheri next spring. I'll just some good hearted donors.
Markmelb says... [118 days 12hrs ago]
Hi Fruity - I meant Campa above from perrys - i grafted one this year - taste really good but only have one fruit maybe on my F de J - mbarcus69 at hotmail dot com

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Pitaya - Dark Star Dragon fruit (Cutting) 8/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: -

Me my wife and my daughter love the taste of DF, sweet and refreshing.

Planted: 2018

Height 10 Inches

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 2

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: Pearl, yellow, pink panther

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dyna lifter, blood and bone, seasol

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

Nyet

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Apple - Huonville Crab Apple (Grafted) 9/10

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Update: 108 days 8hrs

Comments: -

First time to bear fruit after four years in a pot and boy its loaded. The fruit is small to medium size because it is a cross between a regular apple and a crab apple. It's got a pink flesh with a balanced flavor of sweetness and acidity. The tree is healthy, and a  prolific bearer as evidenced by the image i have uploaded from my tree, pest free ATM. It's ornamental in itself because of the reddish leaves and stems Just nice for kids' lunch box.  There is a similar apple released recently called Red Love apple bred from Switzerland by Markus Kobelt. Mine is discovered  by Bob Magnus of Woodbridge Nursery growing in Huonville, Tassie. Growing as a 'Y' espalier ATM in my garden.

Fruiting Months March and April

Planted: 2014

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 10 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 4 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: Red Fuji

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dyna lifter, seasol, citrus fert, guano, epsom salt, sulphate of potash

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

pest free so far

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Dwarf Nectarine (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 120 days 4hrs

Comments: -

Powering up nicely in a 25 ltr grow bag. Bought it last years spring (2017). Easier to maintain than a regular tree. Looks cute too.

Planted: 2017

Height 13 Inches

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dyna lifter, blood and bone, guano, seasol, sulphate of potash

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

healthy so far

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Okra - Clemson's Spineless

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Update: 141 days 13hrs

Fruiting Months January, February, March, April, May, June, December

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 10

Fruit Harvest: 20 kilograms per Year

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Pest Control: My fingers

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Custard Apple - African Pride (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 192 days 5hrs

Comments: -

custard apple family including sugar apple and cherimoya are up there in my list of favorite fruits. The taste is divine i would say.

Just like my Paxton Prolific it arrived in optimum condition, robust, healthy and lush. I will keep a close look with  my 2 latest fruitopia acquisitions coz today is the start of a long, hot hellish summer here in inland NSW culminating in a sizzling 38C next Friday. Whew!!! im already sweating just by thinking about it. I will update  by mid autumn when the burning cauldron has cooled down a tad.

Planted: 2017

Height 0.71 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: Hand Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: Paxton Prolific

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dyna lifter, seasol, guano, sulphate of potash, powerfeed

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

my digits

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Pitaya - Yellow Dragon Fruit 7/10

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Update: 209 days 7hrs

Comments: -

My wife likes the taste of the fruit.

Planted: 2017

Height 12 Inches

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: Hand Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dyna lifter

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

my fingers

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Jujube (Seedling) 8/10

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Update: 220 days 2hrs

Comments: -

I love the taste. Less sweeter than the date palm fruit. Great for cooking chinese herbal soups. Superb as snacks too whether fresh or dried.

Planted: 2017

Height 14 Inches

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: seasol, dyna lifter, citrus fert

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

my fingers

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Raspberry - Chilcotin (Cutting) 8/10

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Update: 226 days 10hrs

Comments: -

I love raspberrries. The juicyness, sweet and sour notes melting into your mouth sensation is superb.

Planted: 2017

Height 1 Feet

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dyna lifter, seasol, azalea fert

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

my fingers

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Dwarf Persimmon - Ichikikijiro (Grafted) 9/10

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Update: 234 days 3hrs

Comments: -

Super scrumptious specially when eaten before they are fully ripe (Non-Astringent). Crunchy, sweet and refreshing. They are the next one to mature when all of the spring and summer fruits were just wonderful gastronomic mem'ries. The pendulous, sunburnt orange colored fruit hanging on a bare tree is a stunning vision to behold when everything starts to cool down heralding the arrival of winter.

Planted: 2017

Height 1 metres

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: seasol, powerfeed, dyna lifter, citrus fert

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

nada

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Raspberry - Tullameen (Cutting) 10/10

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Update: 246 days 9hrs

Comments: -

Nothing compares to the taste of a freshly picked raspberry during summer. Simply delightful.

Planted: 2017

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 2

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: seasol, powerfeed, dynamic lifter, citrus fert

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

nyet

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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