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Splitting trunk on muscadine noble grape vine - The new photo seemed to have disappeared - here it is again...193 days 14hrs
Splitting trunk on muscadine noble grape vine - This is a better photo of my muscadine Noble's trunk. See how deep and long this fissure is. So what should I do about it? Any advice from Daley's experts? Or the gardeners out there in Oz who have planted these American grapes? (This pix is tak..193 days 14hrs
Splitting trunk on muscadine noble grape vine - I don't know why the trunk on my Noble muscadine grape vine is suffering deep splits. I have another Noble in a site that has a little less sun and it has no splits. The vine with the problem is otherwise quite healthy (but dormant now of course). I ..197 days 2hrs
Feijoa fruit sydney - Hi anja1 Can you wait till next season? We've already consumed or given away the 2019 harvest. It will have to be March/April next year. You're welcome then...197 days 2hrs
Feijoa fruit sydney - ..198 days 14hrs

Muscadine Grape - Adonis (Cutting) 8/10

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Update: 201 days 7hrs

Comments: - Liked the idea of a grape that's suited to the hot humid western Sydney climate and is able to handle humidity without the need for spraying. Not disappointed by this native grape of Texas and Florida. Tough skins but very tasty distinctive flavour. Adonis is large and juicy ... very fleshy, with pips. Puts on rampant growth, so make sure it's pruned each year (autumn/winter). A helpful tip: I Googled for info on how to manage muscadine grapes successfully. Lots of help from USA ... YouTube videos. Look for the vids from Ison and follow their pruning and growing techniques.

Fruiting Months February, March, April

Planted: 2016

Height 2.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 2

Fruit Harvest: 8 kilograms per Year

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Autumn and Spring

Summer and Spring

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Mushroom compost and pigeon poo

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

Netted when noticed fruit fly interested. Draped fruit fly netting around most of vine. Grapes were saved and had good harvest ... 6-8kgs on the one vine. Will be harder to do next season ... vine will cover larger area.

Organic Status:Organic

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