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Kirstie1's Edible Backyard

Joined: 16/08/09 Updated: 17/08/09 Frost: Low
Location: Noble Park North, VIC, AU

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Rare fruit swapsale in melbourne southeast1 - Hi...I love the idea of a fruit plant swap but even more just an opportunity to meet up from time to time and chat with people about what they can grow in Melbourne. I have bananas and maybe pepino that I could swap. Kirst..3371 days 20hrs
Tropical fruit trees successfuly grown in melbourne - Hi Jantina...you are welcome to dig some of the small ones out. My brother chopped them to the ground about a year and a half ago but I didn't dig out the roots so they have sent out fresh young ones about 1m high now. I think after they fruit that is wh..3371 days 22hrs
Passionfruit dying - Donna...I have never had any luck with passionfruit...I have tried black, red and yellow grafted and they all end up dying. I know they are heavy feeders and I have heard that constraining their roots to some degree (eg keeping them in a pot like they rec..3373 days 21hrs
Tropical fruit trees successfuly grown in melbourne - Hi...I have been reading the banana post on this forum with interest. I had a small banana 'forest' growing along a fence in my yard last year but chopped it down because it was invading my other fruit trees. Not sure what the variety is as it was plant..3373 days 23hrs

Fig White Adriatic

Kirstie1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3038 days 17hrs

Planted: 2007

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: No


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Fig Prestons Prolific

Kirstie1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3038 days 17hrs

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: No


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Fig - Brown Turkey 10/10

Kirstie1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3038 days 17hrs

Comments: - fruits well

Planted: 2003

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Fruit Harvest: 7 kilograms per Year

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: No

Pest Control: none


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Fig Black Genoa

Kirstie1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3038 days 17hrs

Planted: 2007

Height 1 metres

Pollination: No


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Persimmon - Fuyu (NA) 7/10

Kirstie1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3038 days 17hrs

Comments: - Fruits well when there is enough rainfall. Last couple of summers fruit has blistered on the tree.

Fruiting Months March, April, May

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: No

Pest Control: none


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Lemon - Meyer 10/10

Kirstie1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3038 days 17hrs

Fruiting Months June, July, August, September

Planted: 2003

Fruit Harvest: 10 kilograms per Year

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: No

Pest Control: citrus gall wasp...pruning.


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Avocado - Bacon (B) (Grafted)

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Update: 3038 days 17hrs

Comments: - ju.st planted

Planted: 2008

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: No


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Mandarin - Emperor 10/10

Kirstie1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3038 days 17hrs

Comments: - fruits well when it gets enough water.

Fruiting Months May, June, July

Planted: 2007

Height 1.5 metres

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: No


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Lime - Tahitian 10/10

Kirstie1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3038 days 17hrs

Comments: - small tree fruits well.

Fruiting Months May, June, July, August

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Fruit Harvest: 5 kilograms per Year

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: No

Pest Control: none.


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plum - blood (Grafted) 6/10

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Update: 3038 days 17hrs

Comments: - Not entirely sure if this is a blood plum but it has never been sweet so I use it for preserves.

Fruit Harvest: 15 kilograms per Year

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Summer

After Fruiting

Pollination: No


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apple - William

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Update: 3038 days 17hrs

Comments: - See Apple - Pink Lady info

Pollination: No


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Apple - Royal Gala

Kirstie1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3038 days 17hrs

Comments: - see info on Apple - Pink Lady

Pollination: No


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Apple - Pink Lady 7/10

Kirstie1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3038 days 17hrs

Comments: - Currently pick fruit each year when they are small and green to control coddling moth but before I had this it fruited well and tasted great!

Pollination: No

Pest Control: Coddling moth control....removing all fruit, bating and orchard hygiene.


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Apricot - Moorpark 10/10

Kirstie1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3038 days 17hrs

Comments: - Fruits beautifully every year after Christmas. Tastes amazing!

Fruiting Months January

Planted: 2003

Height 3 metres

Fruit Harvest: 10 kilograms per Year

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Summer

After Fruiting

Pollination: No

Pest Control: none


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Almond - All in one (Grafted) 3/10

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Update: 3038 days 17hrs

Comments: - Doesn't fruit too well but flowers beautifully every year 

Fruiting Months January and February

Planted: 2006

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground


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