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MelbFruit's Edible Backyard

Joined: 15/08/21 Updated: 01/10/23 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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Help with extreme root bound loquat - Agreed. Sometimes you just have to cut through roots to save the plant...215 days 21hrs
Double grafted cherry pruning and grafting - For anybody who is curious, I ended up cutting the 2 branches, and now have 2 Rainier and 2 Stella left. I bud grafted 3 varieties onto the tips of the branches. The buds aren't looking half bad. Maybe that means I have space for one more variety? :D..216 days 1hrs
Sick lemon tree6 - Lichen?..216 days 17hrs
Lemon tree leaf curl - Ooh, I'll follow this, I have the same problem with my mandarin. I tried watering more, watering less, an dputting it in the shade, but to no avail. Could it be nutritional? I only recently learned how hungry citrus can be, and started feeding more r..216 days 17hrs
Splotchy mandarin leaves - Now that it's Spring, a lot is moving in the garden, including pests. I just noticed these lime-colored splotchy areas on the older leaves on my potted Imperial mandarin this week. Any idea what they are? At first I thought they were leaf miners, ..218 days 3hrs

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Double grafted cherry pruning and grafting - I think the plant looks nicely balanced now. Good job. I am also playing with multigrafting. I have a morello cherry tree 14 years old, and I have just grafted 6 other varieties of sweet cherry onto it using whip and tongue. The morello cherry gives us..Liked Answer 48 days 10hrs
Mango planted from seed is producing seedless - Hi Inelli According to some mango gurus, continued low temperatures during flowering (15C and below) will hamper complete pollination, fertilization and fruit development which might cause the production of seedless underdeveloped fruit like yours. ..Liked Answer 484 days 18hrs
Soursop tree for sydney region - No they succumbed to being outdoors over winter. They should do alright in a greenhouse tho...Liked Answer 565 days 2hrs
Critical malay apple and longan2 - The Original pot mix seems to be causing the problem..The new mix sounds better. Hope it goes OK. Just keep an eye on it, it might shoot back from low down, and might take a while sometimes...Liked Answer 616 days 0hrs
Tropical fruit trees successfuly grown in melbourne - The Kentia is happy in shade - been there over twenty years - yes 12 hour cycle - you cant do 24h as they need night rest...Liked Answer 650 days 20hrs
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 691 days 13hrs
Mangos grown in melbourne - Yes its an edible Mango and tastes great!..Liked Answer 978 days 1hrs
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 978 days 23hrs
Longans in melbourne - Heres another pic of Balwyn Longan tree in fruit..Liked Answer 978 days 23hrs

Mango - Bowen Seedling

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Dwarf Apricot - Storeys (Early Moorpark)

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Update: 635 days 24hrs

Comments: - Fruited quickly.

Fruiting Months December

Water Given in: Winter and Spring

Autumn, Winter, Spring


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Dwarf Nectarine - Trixzie Nectazee

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Comments: - Extremely compact, very happy in a pot. Smaller than I expected.

Fruiting Months January

Height 0.8 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Pest Control: Copper spray twice in winter for leaf curl.


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Passionfruit - Black (Grafted) 10/10

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Update: 636 days 0hrs

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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Pepino - Kendall Gold

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Update: 636 days 0hrs

Comments: - Easy to fruit in Melbourne. Melon/cucumber-like taste to the fruit.

Planted: 2021

Qty: 1


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Longan - Seedling

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Update: 653 days 13hrs

Question: I purchased this longan online and have no idea what variety it is. I was told it has seedless and that it is not a Kohala. Likely an Asian variety. Please let me know if you have any insights.


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Longan - Seedling

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Update: 653 days 13hrs

Question: I purchased this longan online and have no idea what variety it is. I was told it has small seeds and that it is not a Kohala. Likely an Asian variety. Please let me know if you have any insights.


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Dwarf Avocado Wurtz

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Sugar Apple

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Soursop

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Dwarf Jaboticaba - Red Hybrid

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Loquat - Nagasakiwase

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Mandarin - Imperial

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Mandarin - Emperor

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Malay Apple

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Qty: 2


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Lychee - Bosworth 3

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Guava - Strawberry

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Banana - Lady Finger

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Mango - Carabao (Grafted)

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Update: 653 days 13hrs

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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North American Paw Paw

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Longan - Kohala (Marcot)

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Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring


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