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Murray's Edible Backyard

Joined: 26/11/08 Updated: 21/09/11 Frost: Low
Location: New Lambton Heights, NSW, AU

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murray says... [2866 days 8hrs ago]
i think we all will be growing our own food one day i sure that natural disasters and climate change will alter the way eat now and into the future why not be a pioneer and eat fresh out of your own yard, save money,heathy organics,help the environment,be the envy of all your friends because you shop for food at home instead of the ridiculous prices that supermarket chains are sending the general population to buy stuff that has been in cold storage for months, to create new species and be recognised for creating them theres all ways some thing in season in my ever growing edible garden but what am really working on is passiflora rare species and creating my own which i have several projects in the works at the moment documenting with photos for evidence of new species!

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Fresh fingerlime seeds fruits for sale or - I have tasty green fingerlime seeds for sale on ebay or 10 x tasty green seeds for 12 dollars they gave a 95% germination between 1 to 4 weeks with bottom heat especially in winter for southern states !..2590 days 1hrs
Maqui berry - Hey can u let me know in a reply if your cuttings work and how u did them i have 2 maqai trees and have tryd to do cuttings but to no avail they just get stem rot and lose al there leaves i have done cuttings with all sorts of trees but i cant have any su..2612 days 2hrs
Passiflora varieties - heres what you have to do to induce flowering early in passiflora there are some premium flowering additives such as 1 i use called pk13-14 you wont find it in any normal nurserys mostly online in ebay or hydroponic shops it has super high quality phosph..2649 days 3hrs
Rare fruit swapsale in melbourne southeast1 - Just saw a heap of them packaged up in sets of 5 or so in harris farms market in glendale newcastle yesterday! ..2685 days 2hrs
Maqui berry - bunnings in kotara newcastle just got some in about a dozen or so $ 30 dollars about 1 .5 meters tall pretty healthy ..2685 days 2hrs
Acha cha fruit seeds - Latest update on my cha chairu seedlings is that they are all healthy and some have 6 to 8 leaves i have a couple that just sprouted from last year too! From this years planted seed i planted around 80 seeds with 75% of them just starting to sprout after ..2705 days 1hrs
Acha cha fruit seeds - Latest update on my cha chairu seedlings is that they are all healthy and some have 6 to 8 leaves i have a couple that just sprouted from last year too! From this years planted seed i planted around 80 seeds with 75% of them just starting to sprout after ..2705 days 1hrs
Acha cha fruit seeds - acha cha's are growing but slowly!..2779 days 10hrs
Passiflora antioquiensis - Hello there do u have any passiflora antioquiensis for sale i am a bit of a passiflora collector and breeder i have about a dozen varietys and saw this one in your forum and i think i can cross it with one of mine when mature, murray!..3015 days 1hrs
Acha cha fruit seeds - seeds are very hard to germinate i have tried various methods and different ph soils they are still viable one of my very many seeds has split and is slowly growing roots but this is very slow in my greenhouse now hoping to imitate its original environmen..3053 days 12hrs
Acha cha fruit seeds - These are now my favourite fruit now grown in nth queensland in burdekin on a large plantation and for sale through harris farm look for them i am going to grow seeds if possible under right conditions see if you can get these they will be really popular ..3124 days 23hrs

Achacha (Seedling) 6/10

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Update: 2693 days 9hrs

Comments: - the best tasting fruit i have ever had andthe skins can be made into a very healthy and yummy drink by soaking in water a sugar this is also a hunger suppresent so good for losing weight

Planted: 2010

Height 20 Centimetres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 10

Water Given in: Spring


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mandarine clemantine (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 2693 days 9hrs

Comments: - about to get 50 fruit this year woohoo!

Fruiting Months March, April, May

Planted: 2007

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 12 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pruned By: 10% in Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dynamic lifter

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control: thrips leaf miner

Organic Status:Organic


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Mulberry - Black English

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Update: 2693 days 10hrs

Comments: - gre this one from cutting i got from a coulple of blocks away i only 1 year old and is 12 foot very healthywith three vertical branches which i am thinking of cutting down a bit to set fruit at lower level

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Orange - Arnold Blood (Grafted) 7/10

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Update: 2693 days 10hrs

Comments: - are doing very well but keep them out of wind got about 6 fruit last year very deep red flesh!

Fruiting Months March and April

Planted: 2009

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 2

Fruit Harvest: 12 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 1 Months from Purchase in Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Organic Status:Organic


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Peanut Butter Tree 6/10

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Update: 2693 days 10hrs

Planted: 2011

Height 1.5 metres


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sweet likoi (Seedling) 10/10

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Update: 2705 days 1hrs

Comments: - the most purfumed flowers i have ever smelt and in its third year has fruited after numerous attemps to cross pollinate with various varietys of rare passiflora found one that accepts pollination which is another beautiful vine by the name of temptation a large phantom purple hybrid, should have some good crosses, woo hoo!!

Fruiting Months January, February, December

Planted: 2009

Height 3 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 5 Fruit Per Year

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Autumn

Pruned By: 15% in

Pollination: Hand Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: P.Temptation

Fertiliser or Organics Used: guano cow poo

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting

Pest Control: none yet!

Organic Status:Partially Organic

Question: Still looking for suitable pollinator for this one to set fruit! but is good for pollen for other vines! found 1 temptation which i will be selling seeds but not b4 i see what the outcome of crossing is like! just crossed the swet likoi/grandilla will update in aweek to see what happens?


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Edward3 says... [2694 days 9hrs ago]
Sounds interesting, but I am not clear about cross pollination. Are you saying that P.Temptation can pollinate sweet lilikoi, or the other way round?
murray says... [2693 days 10hrs ago]
yes this is so, i grow about 20 different types of passionfruit and have tried many varietys including p.grandilla/likoi which all my efforts to use these 2 together for fruit production have been unsuccessful but as soon as my p.temptation is crossed with it starts to show its fruit within 2 to 3 days of pollination this is a huge feat for me because i was about to rip out my vines as well, i already have 1 seedling opened up a few days ago i have at least 50 more seeds from 2 separate fruits planted waiting to see results wont be till next spring to see if there is a new type of vine abd flower consiering these two dont have alot in common in there structure and shape of leaves stem and flower, i have seeds of p.temptation but these could be another cross the bees go crazy fer this one and are busy going from different species in my garden that flower at different intervals, i do sell rare varietys on ebay quite regularily there are some on there right now or rare variety's!
Edward3 says... [2692 days 2hrs ago]
Well in that case I would like to try P.Temptation as well. When will you have these seeds available on eBay?

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pleach (Grafted) 9/10

Murray's Edible Fruits
Update: 2769 days 5hrs

Comments: - cross between plum and peach resulting in looks like a peach on outside with a down fur texture to outside that can rolled off with forfinger and thumb, but plum like flavour on inside also is flurestant pink on inside very desireable, i have never seen one before local nursery near newcastle produces them!

Fruiting Months January and December

Planted: 2009

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 25 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pruned By: 20% in Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Pest Control: fruit fly ,possums watch out for them fruit fly are bad this year! ihave about a dozen seeds of this species for sale!!   today is 20/1/11

Organic Status:Organic

Question: poultry manure, guano


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Edward3 says... [2694 days 8hrs ago]
I would be surprised if the seeds grew true to type. I tried growing a delicious hybrid plum from seed and got a completely different looking fruit that looked like a peach with very little flesh. Not much good at all.
murray says... [2693 days 10hrs ago]
not sure where the seeds went anyway lost them!

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Passionfruit - Banana

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Update: 2819 days 3hrs

Qty: 3


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Finger Lime - Ricks Red

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Update: 2866 days 8hrs

Comments: - rare very expensive and saught after!

Qty: 3

First Fruited: 2010 Years from purchase in pot


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murray says... [2693 days 10hrs ago]
about 12 fruit this year very healthy!
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Avocado - Reed (A) (Seedling)

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Update: 2868 days 1hrs

Planted: 2008

Height 2.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 3

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

When I Fertilise: Never


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Murray's Edible Fruits
Update: 2921 days 5hrs

Comments: - They are the best tasting fruit through summer tangy but allways sweet

Qty: 3


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Finger Lime - Yellow

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Update: 2921 days 5hrs

Qty: 1


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Finger Lime

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Update: 2921 days 5hrs

Qty: 8


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murray says... [2866 days 8hrs ago]
most of these are still quite small but they have tripled there size from when i got them 12 months ago!

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Finger Lime - Tasty Green

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Update: 2921 days 5hrs

Planted: 2010

Qty: 2


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murray says... [2866 days 8hrs ago]
getting finger limes growing at the moment!

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birds eye chilli (Seedling) 9/10

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Update: 2972 days 23hrs

Comments: - cut off dead branches in late winter will flourish if established for 3 or 4 years

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

Planted: 2005

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 3

Fruit Harvest: 6 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 1 Months from Purchase in Pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pruned By: 30% in Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: all purpose fert

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting

Pest Control: none

Organic Status:Organic

Question: i pick this tree 3 or 4 times a year dry chillies in food dehydrater


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Orange - Valencia Seedless (Grafted) 9/10

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Update: 2972 days 23hrs

Comments: - cut off grafted shoots

Fruiting Months April, May, June

Height 2.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 35 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: just about anything yo can throw at it

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting, Yearly, Spring

Pest Control: thrips, leaf minor, scale

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Tangelo - Minneola (Grafted) 9/10

Murray's Edible Fruits
Update: 2972 days 23hrs

Comments: - slight prune early spring any long branches shorten for more sturdy tree

Fruiting Months April, May, June

Planted: 2007

Height 2.7 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 22 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pruned By: 20% in Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dogs peeing straw mulch

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control: leaf miner thrips use white oil,or confidor , good even when it rains

Organic Status:Organic


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Jaboticaba (Seedling) 7/10

Murray's Edible Fruits
Update: 3128 days 21hrs

Planted: 2009

Height 1 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pruned By: 10% in Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dynamic lifter mulch well

Organic Status:Organic


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Cherry - Stella 8/10

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Update: 3128 days 21hrs

Fruiting Months January, February, December

Planted: 2007

Height 3.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 12 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Water Given in: Spring

Pruned By: 20% in Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: ?

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dymaic lifter com manure lots of mulch

When I Fertilise: Spring

Organic Status:Organic


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cherry -royal rainier 8/10

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Update: 3128 days 21hrs

Comments: - new variety of white cherry better tasting than any variety i ever tasted

Fruiting Months January, February, December

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 20 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: stellar

Fertiliser or Organics Used: guano dynamic lifter cow manure

When I Fertilise: Spring

Organic Status:Organic


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Lychee - Bosworth 3 (Grafted) 7/10

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Update: 3128 days 21hrs

Comments: - dont fertilize when young very senstitive to wind

Planted: 2008

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 3

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pruned By: 10% in Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Organic Status:Organic


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Goji Berry (Seedling) 7/10

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Update: 3128 days 21hrs

Comments: - planted 2 years ago flowering now

Planted: 2008

Height 2.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pruned By: 50% in Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: cow manure dynamic lifter

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control: none

Organic Status:Organic

Question: do i need another goji tree to help fruit proction?


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JUJUBEFORSALEINMELBOURNE1 says... [3124 days 16hrs ago]
Mine is flowering too. No, you only need one, you can multiply by cuttings and I was told not to prune because flowers appear at the end of a long branch. Good luck.
murray says... [2769 days 4hrs ago]
got any jujube seedlings for sale?
JUJUBEFORSALEINMELBOURNE1 says... [2761 days 15hrs ago]
Hi Murray, I will have some bare rooted jujube trees in June 2011 if you are interested. Please contact me via email jujubeforsale@yahoo.com.au Thanks
Edward3 says... [2694 days 9hrs ago]
I agree with the earlier comment. I didn't prune the bush and this year had plenty of berries. But I am not sure if I like them very much - they leave a slightly bitter aftertaste from the skin.

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passionfruit -yellow edulis 9/10

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Update: 3128 days 21hrs

Comments: - needs to cut right back at end of summer if its got a chance to grow next year very rewarding i grafted this 1 onto carulea rootstock this year i got over 300 passionfruit of 1 vine i took over at least 50% of my whole house

Fruiting Months January, February, March, November, December

Height 10 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 300 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 2 Years from Seed

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pruned By: 65% in Autumn and Winter

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: various ferts mostly guano

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control: rats, possums ,and fruit fly if opened and are left to rot.

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Coffee arabica (Seedling) 10/10

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Update: 3128 days 22hrs

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

Planted: 2007

Height 3 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 3 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Autumn and Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: guano cow manure

Organic Status:Organic

Question: any one got the gold variety of coffee?


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murray says... [2769 days 4hrs ago]
so many coffe beans this year i am addicted to my own coffee which is very smooth drop!

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Pear - Williams 7/10

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Update: 3128 days 22hrs

Comments: - no pruning required with my tree powering along only acoulple of fruit this year next year will be good

Fruiting Months January, February, March, December

Planted: 2008

Height 3 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 3 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: packham pear

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dynamic lifter guano cow manure

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control: grasshoppers love the leaves

Organic Status:Organic


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Plumcott - Spring Satin (Grafted) 6/10

Murray's Edible Fruits
Update: 3128 days 22hrs

Planted: 2007

Height 5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pruned By: 25% in Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: mariposa plum ,pleach

Fertiliser or Organics Used: dynamic lifter

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control: fruit fly possums

Organic Status:Organic

Question: still waiting for fruit on this one tree is getting big now after 3 years have planted suitable pollinator near by will post an update next spring


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murray says... [2769 days 4hrs ago]
cant get to set fruit despite haveing pollinators mariposa and blue plum variety all flowering at same time for about a month, hmmmmm!!

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Passionfruit - Panama Red Pandora (Grafted) 8/10

Murray's Edible Fruits
Update: 3128 days 22hrs

Fruiting Months January, February, March, April, December

Planted: 2007

Height 5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 2

Fruit Harvest: 150 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 2008 Months from Purchase in Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pruned By: 60% in After Fruiting

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: guano

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control: watch out for possums, and rats if fruit is abundant

Organic Status:Organic

Question: lots of mulch organic matter dynamic lifter ,guano cow poulrty and alpacker poo  its pretty good stuff,more nitrogen when growing from young vine!


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