RiversideEstate1's Edible Backyard
07/02/18 Frost: Low
About My Edible Backyard
Why RiversideEstate1 Love's Edible Plants
Fruit quality is improved when a fruiting plant is shocked by a cold snap or a dry spell with fruit on. The plant is essentially packing the lifeboats in case conditions don't improve, so it jams sugars, vitamins and minerals into the fruit.
Supermarket fruit isn't even attached to the plant when it ripens. Small wonder it's bland and not especially nourishing. You just can't beat fruit that's so ripe it falls into your hand with the lightest tug.
The only thing sweeter is knowing it was all tax free!
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RiversideEstate1's Edible Fruits
Update: 473 days 11hrs
Parent survived a week long flood. I think it's a Hass going by the parent's fruit which have a thin hard black skin, a large seed and excellent flavour.
Height 1 metres
Growing: In the Ground
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Water Given in: Spring
Fertiliser or Organics Used: Chook poo and coffee grounds
When I Fertilise: Spring
Wild May fruit fly attractant in drowning pots
Seems to be suffering from wind exposure, is a windbreak advised for a plant this big? (1m)
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