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Jimmy's Edible Backyard

Joined: 13/07/09 Updated: 11/02/14 Frost:
Location: Belmont


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Gardening in perth sands - yep they stopped using non fish baits as the japs mandated it...3127 days 12hrs
Gardening in perth sands - cats make great cray bait...3127 days 17hrs
The diesel tree - Seems like a con...3147 days 3hrs
Coir disappointment - Thats about standard. Greenfingers garden show had the good stuff. mnaybe cjeck out their website?..3147 days 3hrs
Right variety of fruit trees - I have plenty of low chill cherries.(trees)..3153 days 18hrs

Dwarf Apple - Gala (Grafted) 5/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 2138 days 14hrs

Comments: -

First year 2009. espaliered according to the knee, nipple, navel techinque from Yalca Fruit Trees

Planted: 2009

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: Granny smith

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Jimmy1 says... [3683 days 12hrs ago]
Many flowers, great work M26 root stock.

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Dwarf Orange - Cara Cara (Grafted) 5/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 2138 days 14hrs

Comments: -

Slow grower, flowers fall off every time. planted 2007.

One in ground and one in pot.

Planted: 2007

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: No

Pest Control:

Rutheglen bug.

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Jimmy says... [3725 days 11hrs ago]
Looks good for 2009 lotsa flowers.
Jimmy1 says... [3582 days 18hrs ago]
Put out a massive growth spurt.

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nashi - triple graft (Grafted) 6/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 2138 days 14hrs

Comments: -

Planted 2008, one tiny fruit. lots more expected 2009.

Nisekki, chojo, shinsui. Fan trained on espalier.

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: Others

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Jimmy says... [3775 days 15hrs ago]
Looks good for 2009.

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Plum/Pluot - triple Graft (Grafted) 5/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 2138 days 14hrs

Comments: -

Santa rosa, mariposa and pluot - flavour supreme.

Planted: 2009

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: Others

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Jimmy says... [3775 days 15hrs ago]
Sprouted and growing like steam, well done Flemings.
Jimmy1 says... [3683 days 12hrs ago]
Trellising going well, have spread leaders and sub scaffolds are in.

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Dwarf Peach - Sunset Backyard Beauty (Grafted) 5/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3721 days 14hrs

Comments: -

First year 2009.

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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au0rey says... [3654 days 8hrs ago]
So i see that you bought the sunset dwarf...tell me if the fruits are good when you have them!
Jimmy1 says... [3627 days 15hrs ago]
Everything fell off this year, but growing nicely.

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Blueberry - Sharpblue

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3721 days 14hrs

Comments: -

Good fruit.

Pollination: No


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Blueberry - Misty

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3721 days 14hrs

Comments: -

Nice fruit.

Pollination: No


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Jimmy1 says... [3627 days 15hrs ago]
Mum likes this one, freezes well.

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Dwarf Kumquat Meiwa (Grafted) 5/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3721 days 14hrs

Comments: -

Sweet.

Height 0.45 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Low Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Jimmy1 says... [3627 days 15hrs ago]
Another heavy flowring right now !

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Dwarf Macadamia (Seedling) 3/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3721 days 14hrs

Comments: -

Got 2 x in ground and 1

Planted: 2008

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 3

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Jimmy1 says... [3627 days 15hrs ago]
It never flowers, grrrr.
Jimmy1 says... [3355 days 14hrs ago]
It flowerd 2010 in great massess, August.
snoopy1 says... [1836 days 1hrs ago]
you know where to buy the seed for vine Brazil to my email romildo258@gmail.com

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pear pipsqueak (Grafted) 5/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3721 days 14hrs

Comments: -

planted 2009.

Height 0.5 metres

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: No

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Jimmy says... [3725 days 11hrs ago]
Just broken into leaf.
Jimmy1 says... [3683 days 12hrs ago]
Grwoing nicely.

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Dwarf Peach (Seedling) 5/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3721 days 14hrs

Comments: -

Never looses its leaves or fruits, but grows fast.

Planted: 2007

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Dwarf Peach - Standard (Grafted)

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3721 days 14hrs

Comments: -

Its a double graft trixie peach and nectarine. excellent fruit in first year in pot.

Height 2 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Pollination: Self Pollination

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Jimmy1 says... [3683 days 12hrs ago]
Nectazee very light on, but Pixzee has lotsa fruit.
au0rey says... [3654 days 8hrs ago]
My pixzee has got lots fruits too but as the branches are so so close, I have to thin so many of the fruits..plus with earwig attack, I hope I can eat at least one!

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Dwarf Mandarin - Honey Murcott (Grafted) 6/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3721 days 14hrs

Comments: -

Slow growing, nutrient deficient, can't fix or work out what it is.

Planted: 2008

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Organic Status:Partially Organic

Question:

What nutrients required?


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Jimmy1 says... [3683 days 12hrs ago]
I tried K and it worked !

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orange Dwarf Navelina (Grafted) 5/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3721 days 14hrs

Comments: -

Nutrient deficient, cant remember or diagnose.

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: No

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Almond - All in one (Grafted) 10/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3721 days 14hrs

Comments: -

Grew like buggery, planted 2008, should fruit 2009. Central leader trained. I dropped a koppers log for the espalier on the missing bit, if your wondering.

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Jimmy says... [3775 days 15hrs ago]
Buds just breaking today.
Jimmy says... [3725 days 11hrs ago]
Covered in fruit depite such a wet flowering period.

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Cherry - Sunburst (Grafted) 5/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3721 days 14hrs

Comments: -

Planted 2008, spanish bush pruned.

Planted: 2008

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Newcastle (Grafted) 10/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3721 days 14hrs

Comments: -

Growing like steam, planted 2008 Autumn no fruit yet. Now 3 m tall.

Planted: 2008

Height 3 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pruned By: 50% in

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: NPK blue

When I Fertilise: Never

Pest Control:

Just copper sprays.

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Jimmy says... [3725 days 11hrs ago]
Lots of fruit for 2009.
Jimmy1 says... [3627 days 15hrs ago]
Made 1 Kg of Jam, awesome quality.

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Dwarf Apple - Pinkabelle (Grafted) 5/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3774 days 14hrs

Comments: -

Its great, I have 2 in ground and 1 in pot.

Fruiting Months July

Planted: 2007

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 2

Fruit Harvest: 5 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pruned By: 100% in

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: NPK blue

Pest Control:

Bug gun for cherry slug in Autumn.

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Tiggerbow says... [3721 days 13hrs ago]
Wow ! Your apples look great !
Diana says... [3584 days 21hrs ago]
These apples look fantastic, Jimmy. Why did you only give them 5/10? How did they taste? Diana.

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Dwarf Lemon - Meyer (Cutting) 5/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3775 days 15hrs

Comments: -

Well, it's actually a LOTSA lemons.

Planted: 2008

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Summer

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Too much

Pest Control:

Leafminer and aphids.

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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apple maypole (Grafted) 5/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3805 days 18hrs

Comments: -

grows and fruits well.

Planted: 2007

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Jimmy1 says... [3683 days 12hrs ago]
Another awesome year.

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cherry lapins (Grafted) 5/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3805 days 18hrs

Comments: -

Planted 2008, potted, spanish bush pruned.

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Pollination: Self Pollination

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Cherry - Pretty Gully (Grafted) 5/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3805 days 18hrs

Comments: -

Planted 2009.

Planted: 2008

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Jimmy1 says... [3683 days 12hrs ago]
Died

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peach Pixzee (Grafted) 5/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3805 days 18hrs

Comments: -

Plantyed 2007, fruited 2008, nice fruit.

Planted: 2007

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Pollination: Self Pollination

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Jimmy1 says... [3683 days 12hrs ago]
Heavy crop this year.
au0rey says... [3654 days 8hrs ago]
Do you have a pic of your pixzee at present?

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Dwarf Nectarine - Sunset Backyard Beauty (Grafted) 5/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3805 days 18hrs

Comments: -

First year 2009

Planted: 2009

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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cherry simone (Grafted) 5/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3805 days 18hrs

Comments: -

Planted 2008, spanish bush pruned.

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Apple - Granny Smith (Grafted)

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3805 days 18hrs

Comments: -

two apples in first year. MM106 rootstock.

Planted: 2008

Height 3 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Pollination: Self Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: Pinkabelle

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Jimmy1 says... [3683 days 12hrs ago]
Heapsa flowers this year.
Jimmy1 says... [3627 days 15hrs ago]
Good fruit set.

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Lemon - Eureka (Grafted) 5/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3805 days 18hrs

Comments: -

Older than me. fruits remorselly.

Height 3 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Organic Status:Organic


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Cherry - Stella (Grafted) 5/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3805 days 18hrs

Comments: -

Planted 2008, spanish bush pruned.

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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nectarine nectazee (Grafted) 5/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3806 days 11hrs

Comments: -

Planted 2007, fruited OK 2008. fruit badly marked and oozy due to rutherglen bug attack when small.

Planted: 2007

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Jimmy1 says... [3683 days 12hrs ago]
Very small crop this year.

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Dwarf Peach - Valley Red (Grafted) 5/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3806 days 11hrs

Comments: -

All the fruit fell off in 2008, shortly after flowering.

Planted: 2007

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Jimmy1 says... [3683 days 12hrs ago]

Jimmy1 says... [3683 days 12hrs ago]
Small crop this year, but looks good.

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Olive - Kalamata (Grafted) (Grafted)

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3806 days 11hrs

Comments: -

Needs a cross pollinator.

Height 2 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: No


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Jimmy1 says... [3683 days 12hrs ago]
repotted, new flowers !!

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Raspberry - Heritage

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3806 days 13hrs

Comments: -

Nicer fruit but only in autumn, thankfully less invasive.


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Blueberry - Backyard Blue

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3806 days 13hrs

Comments: -

First one died.

Pollination: No


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Raspberry chilcotin

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3806 days 14hrs

Comments: -

Only a so so variety.


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Raspberry - Williamette

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3806 days 14hrs

Comments: -

Almost a weed, it grows soo well. Needs drippers with 15cm spacings to keep nice n wet.


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TRIED BUT DIED

Apple - Tropic Sweet (Grafted) 4/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3775 days 15hrs

Comments: -

dehydrated.


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TRIED BUT DIED

Dwarf Apple - Tropical Anna (Grafted) 5/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3806 days 15hrs

Comments: -

dehydrated


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TRIED BUT DIED

Dwarf Apple - Dorsett Golden (Grafted) 5/10

Jimmy's Edible Fruits
Update: 3806 days 15hrs

Comments: -

Dehydrated


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