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Firefly's Edible Backyard

Joined: 26/11/08 Updated: 30/09/09 Frost:
Location: South Penrith

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My edibles report errors - The displays looking lots better for me, thanks, Correy. Re the post I linked, I suppose the username they choose is their own concern, as long as it's not offensive...4102 days 18hrs
My edibles report errors - You might need to add a 'Report this User' or 'Report this Post' function in the event that someone adds something inappropriate to their pages. For example, I don't think this person's display name is a good idea. http://www.daleysfruit.com.au/..4104 days 18hrs
Jabotacarpa - I searched Daley's site for you. They appear to have three varieties of jaboticaba in stock, over 70 plants at the moment. http://www.daleysfruit.com.au/search.php?q=jaboticaba&SType=..4106 days 0hrs
My edibles report errors - Correy, I'm still having slight issues with the display. I don't mind having to scroll thru when there are multiple pictures, but is there some way you could put the plant name above the photos?..4106 days 1hrs
My edibles - Dekka, I think to have the "View all(name)'s Edible Fruit Trees" function work you need to fill in the email address window when you reply to forum topics; with the same address you used on your My Edibles page...4106 days 13hrs

Kumquat - Meiwa (Grafted)

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4074 days 1hrs

Comments: -

I like how well the fruit keeps on this tree. I could have harvested all the fruit at once in June. Instead, I alternate between this and my other kumquat and munch on a fruit every other day. 

Fruiting Months May, June, July, August, September

Growing: In a Pot

Fruit Harvest: 30 Fruit Per Year

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Kumquat - Nagami (Grafted)

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4074 days 1hrs

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I like how well the fruit keeps on this tree. I could have harvested all the fruit at once in June. Instead, I alternate between this and my other kumquat and munch on a fruit every other day. 

Fruiting Months May, June, July, August, September

Growing: In a Pot

Fruit Harvest: 60 Fruit Per Year

Pollination: Self Pollination

Pest Control:

 


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Lemon

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Update: 4074 days 1hrs

Comments: -

Unknown variety. Covered in vicious inch long thorns. Fruit knobbly with thick skin.

Fruiting Months July, August, September

Growing: In the Ground

Pollination: Self Pollination

Pest Control:

Almost hacked it back to bare branches due to citrus gall wasp a few years ago and got no fruit for a year. It finally started to fruit again and now the gall wasp is back.


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Tamarillo - Red (Seedling)

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4096 days 17hrs

Comments: -

Seedling grown from a supermarket fruit.

Fruiting Months February, March, April

Growing: In the Ground

Fruit Harvest: 60 Fruit Per Year

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Banana - Dwarf Red Dacca

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Update: 4099 days 0hrs

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Not growing in the best position; being sheltered by the house from both the north and west. Thought it'd blend better visually with the plants sharing the garden bed it's in

Planted: 2009

Growing: In the Ground

Pollination: No


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Guava Yellow Cherry

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4105 days 18hrs

Growing: In the Ground

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Guava - Strawberry

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4105 days 18hrs

Fruiting Months March

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Lime - Australian Red Centre

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Update: 4105 days 19hrs

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Was pruned as a 'standard' when I got it, so it's a prickly, tangled mess. Needs to be opened up.

Planted: 2009

Growing: In a Pot

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Naranjilla (Cutting)

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4107 days 18hrs

Comments: -

Cuttings taken from my dying plant. 1 looks great, 2 OK, 1 ill.

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 4


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Cocona

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4107 days 18hrs

Growing: In a Pot

Sun/Shade: Low Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Pest Control:

Discovered a depressed, darkened patch on the stem, which I suspect is the same disease killing my naranjilla.


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Lemon - Fino (Grafted)

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4112 days 14hrs

Planted: 2009

Growing: In a Pot

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Lime - Tahitian (Grafted)

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4112 days 14hrs

Planted: 2009

Growing: In a Pot

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Dwarf Mulberry - Red Shahtoot (Grafted)

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4112 days 14hrs

Growing: In a Pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Apricot - Moorpark (Grafted)

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4112 days 14hrs

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Orange - Blood (Grafted)

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4112 days 14hrs

Growing: In the Ground

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Pluot - Flavor Supreme (Grafted)

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4112 days 15hrs

Comments: -

Planted in the same hole as a double grafted plum for pollination

Growing: In a Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Cross Pollination


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Lime - Australian Sunrise (Grafted)

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4112 days 15hrs

Planted: 2009

Growing: In a Pot

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Nectarine - Goldmine (Grafted)

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4113 days 18hrs

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Planted this white fleshed variety before I realised I much prefer the taste of yellow nectarines. I keep it because it's one of the few mature(ish) trees I have that gives lots of fruit.

Fruiting Months January and December

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Pest Control:

Fruit flies love it. Tried using wax paper exclusion bags during the 08/09 season. Either the bags fell off or I couldn't close them properly so flies still got in. Plan on using a flyscreen tent for 09/10 season.

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Plum - Satsuma (Grafted)

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4119 days 18hrs

Comments: -

Double grafted with Mariposa plum

Planted: 2008

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Plum - Mariposa (Grafted)

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4119 days 18hrs

Comments: -

Double grafted with Satsuma plum

Planted: 2008

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Babaco Cutting

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4119 days 19hrs

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Flowered summer 08/09, no fruit set.

Planted: 2009

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Low Sun

Pollination: No


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Casana

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Update: 4119 days 19hrs

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Growing next to my happy tamarillo, doing well during winter 09.

Sun/Shade: Low Sun

Pollination: No


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Peanut Butter Tree

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4119 days 22hrs

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Low Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Pepino

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4119 days 22hrs

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Passionfruit - Sunshine Splash

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4119 days 22hrs

Growing: In the Ground

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Panama Berry

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4119 days 22hrs

Growing: In a Pot

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Loquat

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4119 days 22hrs

Growing: In the Ground

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Guava - Mexican Cream

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4119 days 23hrs

Growing: In a Pot

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Goji Berry

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Update: 4119 days 23hrs

Growing: In a Pot

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Finger lime - Rainforest pearl

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4119 days 23hrs

Growing: In a Pot

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Fig

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Update: 4119 days 23hrs

Growing: In the Ground

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Feijoa

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4119 days 23hrs

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 3

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Australian Round Lime

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4119 days 23hrs

Growing: In a Pot

Pollination: Self Pollination


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Berry - Boysenberry

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4119 days 23hrs

Comments: -

Vines spread easily. Either dig up for new plants or run them over with the lawnmower. My dog eats the berries before I get a chance to harvest them.

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 4

Sun/Shade: Full Sun


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Blueberry - Nellie Kelly

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4119 days 23hrs

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Tried growing them in the ground, spot was too shady and they just sat there. Dug them up, potted them, put in much sunnier spot. Growing lots better.

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 2

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun


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Yacon - Apple of the Earth

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TRIED BUT DIED

Naranjilla

Firefly's Edible Fruits
Update: 4105 days 19hrs

Comments: -

In the process of dying from what looks like vascular rot. Struck four cuttings from plant before signs were severe. 3 doing OK, 1 showing signs of same disease. Plant flowered well for years, fruit never set.

Pollination: Self Pollination


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