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Andrew's Edible Backyard

Joined: 26/11/08 Updated: 20/01/10 Frost:
Location: Greta

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all of my fruit trees are growing in pot sizes from 430mm to 500mm

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Star apple pests and diseases - Hey Peter, I thought that might be the case-Ive only ever seen the empty "shells" so to speak-i will give the white oil a hit and see what happens when it stops raining. Cheers Pete Andrew..4179 days 20hrs
Star apple pests and diseases - Gday peoples, Has anyone tried growing star apples and noticed little hard shelled,(though easily squashed between the fingers) coverings on leaves??I am guessing it may be the left over of some sort of egg/larvae protection maybe scale or something-I..4179 days 24hrs
Persimmon - Hi Jo, Basically the difference between A and N/A is the tannin levels in the fruit themselves-with A types the fruit must be very very ripe and soft, with N/A it can be picked quite hard and from what i have heard tastes pretty good!!I think most pers..4180 days 0hrs
Very sick pawpaw - Hi Lex, That paw paw looks very sick indeed-from looking at your picture i would assume that it has or is suffering some sort of stress be it water or fertilizer.Did you fertilize the area where you planted recently??I would suggest from my experience..4215 days 18hrs
Sweetsop leaf conditions - sounds great Wayne, i hope we can sort this thing out.Another thing i just remembered is that before the conditions worsened i applied a foliar,root spray which by memory was a yates fruit and flower product, could just be coincidence but certainly will b..4221 days 5hrs

Cherimoya - White (Grafted) 8/10

Andrew's Edible Fruits
Update: 3965 days 18hrs

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I have found that the Cherimoya requires moist soil but not over water logged conditions.Also i try and maintain a steady pH between 6.0-7.0 and generally use a manutec product for fertilising then alternate to blood and bone and also fish emulsion to prevent toxic build-up of metals in the soil.

Maintenance........just steady pruining to clean up dead or damaged branches and the flowers are VERY succeptable to wind damage not to mention leaves and branches

.In general a very hardy and well balanced plant though height has to be kept in check that way it doesnt grow out of control and also have to take into account branch angles for when fruits form-the fruit can weight alot and snap branches with ease!!

Fruiting Months April and May

Planted: 2009

Growing: In a Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pest Control:

baythroid pest spray

Organic Status:Pesticides Used


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