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MelbFruit's Edible Backyard

Joined: 15/08/21 Updated: 13/05/22 Frost:
Location: Newport

About My Edible Backyard

Why MelbFruit Love's Edible Plants

 There is nothing more delicious and rewarding than picking and eating your own produce.


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Fruit Tree Forum Contributions

MelbFruit Forum Contributions
Longan1 - Is anybody good at ID-ing Longan? I just created a post with some images of two different (non-Kohala) Asian variety longan trees that I bought. I have put some images here for reference, but if you have a minute, please check out my longan tree ID post. ..6 days 19hrs
Longan tree id1 - Hello, Is anybody able to identify these two longan trees (first 5 photos v last 4 photos)? I, without forethought or self-restraint, purchased these two longan trees on a Marketplace induced shopping spree. I was told the shorter one with somewhat yel..6 days 21hrs
Lychee pest control - This site has a great list of lychee pests (and helpful insects). Yellow Peach Moth, Macadamia Nut Borer, and Fruitspotting Bug all cause damage to the fruit and/or seed. https://www.horticulture.com.au/globalassets/hort-innovation/resource-assets/ly19..21 days 7hrs
Sugar apple leaf tips - That's what I thought at first, but in the first 2 pictures, you can see the little step where one of the larger new leaves has fallen off (compared to pic 3 where there are 3 new growth leaves). Pic 2 is prob the worst--they turn more brown and dry ..21 days 7hrs
Passionfruit problem3 - KylMelb, did you end up finding a solution? Several of my passion fruit leaves have yellow spots as well, like in pic 3. There are a couple of diseases outlined on this page, https://www.homestolove.com.au/passionfruit-pests-9862 but sadly no pictures ..27 days 21hrs

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Lychee tree - It would help if you send a photo of the lychee tree and an average photo of the affected leaves. Lychees can decline quite easily and it is not uncommon and someone may recognise the symptoms in the photos ..Liked Question 27 days 20hrs
Mangos grown in melbourne - Yes its an edible Mango and tastes great!..Liked Answer 314 days 8hrs
Longans in melbourne - This is going to get you even more confused - ive recently met someone living in Balwyn that asked me to post these photos of their 15yo Kohala seedling fruiting for last 8 years. I think you guys are on the money - this is what he replied to me tonigh..Liked Answer 315 days 6hrs
Longans in melbourne - Heres another pic of Balwyn Longan tree in fruit..Liked Answer 315 days 6hrs

Mango - Carabao (Grafted)

MelbFruit's Edible Fruits
Update: 44 days 3hrs

Comments: - It fruited the first year I had it!

Fruiting Months May

Planted: 2022

Qty: 1

Fertiliser or Organics Used: slow release granules, Seasol

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Passionfruit - Black (Grafted) 10/10

MelbFruit's Edible Fruits
Update: 104 days 6hrs

Comments: - Prolific grower. Great flavorful and sweet fruit.

Fruiting Months February and March

Planted: 2021

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 2

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

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