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Joined: 23/08/09 Updated: 26/12/12 Frost: None
Location: Clayton, VIC, AU

About My Edible Backyard


Why JUJUBEFORSALEINMELBOURNE1 Love's Edible Plants















I love to grow my own fruits and vegies. Most of my trees bought from DALEYS. My block is 700 square meters. I am very happy with what I grow. The reward is to pick my own fruits that I can't buy in the shops like Acerola, Jaboticaba, white sapote,goji berries and Chinese date/jujube etc. Also home grown fruits taste much better than shop bought ones.. I believe gardening is not a chore but a  hobby.


Many thanks for visiting my eddible page

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Violet Cactus says... [2935 days 12hrs ago]
Hi Jujube, are you really selling jujube trees in pots? If so, how much are they? best regards, Violet
JUJUBEFORSALEINMELBOURNE1 says... [2538 days 14hrs ago]
Too much rain (I am not complaining) make some trees have heavy crops but others just don't have much but that is part of the nature.
Nana says... [1963 days 15hrs ago]
Hi, Do you have Pandan plant for sale? I am in Melbourne - Footscray subrub. Thank you in advance. Nana
Amy1 says... [1846 days 16hrs ago]
Hi there, I am interested buying a jujube tree, are you still selling them? If so, where are you, are you in Melbourne? I'm in Kew. Looking forward to hearing from you. My email address is amyhangreen@ yahoo.co.nz
JUJUBEFORSALEINMELBOURNE1 says... [1845 days 17hrs ago]
Hi Amy, I sent you an email but was invalid. Please contact me jujubeforsale@yahoo.com.au
JUJUBEFORSALEINMELBOURNE1 says... [1816 days 17hrs ago]
Look what I harvested today. It is a late Christmas present, I am very delighted. Some of those is as big as a 50cents or 20 cents. I highly recommend everyone to have a jaboticaba tree in Melbourne. If you give your tree enough water and fertilizer you would have at least 2 crops of beautiful fruits per year in about 2 or 3 year time.
Juliet says... [1349 days 18hrs ago]
Hi While searching for an asian pear, I chanced upon your page. I am very impressed you managed to keep a pandan alive for 3 years. Would love to visit your place to Buy/share stories/etc. Contact phone ? Address ? Thanks Juliet
Juliet says... [1349 days 5hrs ago]
Hi, It's Juliet again, forgot to give my email address julietcioon@gmail.com
jezzac341 says... [236 days 13hrs ago]
Hi do you still sell Jujube my email is jezzac34@gmail.com i am hoping to find the variety Li my name is Jerry
Aaron Siemienow1 says... [95 days 19hrs ago]
Hi, I am after some information on White Sapotes and jujube. Can you please email me at aaron.siemienowicz@spotless.com.au

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Jujubes2 - Hi John, So far you have collected all 14 jujube varieties that I have. Next year, I hope to have honey jar variety adding to my collections. Many thanks for your good words. I am very much appreciated. I will try my best to make thing possible to e..1253 days 13hrs
Exotic vines - Hi John, This vine could survive winter in Melbourne outside, just die down and comes back in Spring so I donot think temperature is an issue. Mine could not grow once so I add some dolomite and it started to take off. If you have PH meter you can chec..1304 days 11hrs
Jujubes2 - Hi Vlct, No, they don't go soft like persimmons..1306 days 8hrs
Jujubes2 - Hi John, Yes, it is not too late to order grafted jujube trees. Hi Vlct, Those fresh fruits taste sweet and crunchy, let them dry they taste a bit like dates...1306 days 10hrs
Oroxylum indicumindian trumpet tree of damocles - Hi all, I am looking for some seeds of this tree, it has many names: Broken Bones Plant, Indian Trumpet Flower,. Midday Marvel, Tree of Damocles http://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/Oroxylum_indicum.htm I am aware of ebay.com.au is selling the see..1308 days 10hrs
Jujubes2 - Hi Mary, Normally, those fruits are very sweet in - all shapes (round, elongated, pear, round like a ball, oval, granny smith apple etc ) and sizes - late, mid or early season varieties - eat fresh or as dried fruits or both - tree shape weepin..1324 days 23hrs
Jujubes2 - Hi John, I will definitely have 14 Chinese date/jujube varieties for sale for this June 2014. I have started taken order lately. I can be contacted by this email jujubeforsale@yahoo.com.au..1326 days 7hrs
Plant identification - Hi John, I bought mine as a bunch of cuttings for soup in an Asian store and planted years ago. I don't know the name but fruits, leaves and young shoots are edible. I think I gave you a cutting few years ago. Mine has lots of problem ie fungus and..1326 days 22hrs
Gac fruit anyone - Congratulations John! What a success? The second fruit looks fine to me and I am sure more fruit to set soon. Happy gardening Lucy...1343 days 19hrs
Gac fruit anyone - Good luck for the gac fruit John. Have a good trip. Lucy..1355 days 7hrs
Gac fruit anyone - Hi John, Have a good holiday, bees and butterflies will do the work for you. These flowers don't need to be pollinated. Good luck. Lucy..1356 days 20hrs
Gac fruit anyone - Many thanks John, I will tell the friend when I see him next. Happy gardening..1359 days 19hrs
Gac fruit anyone - Hi John, Congratulation! well done. You can try to pollinate the female flower using male pollen for now if you can and see if any fruit set. You can not kill the vine once the vine has been established. Everything should be ok. Years ago, I had a l..1360 days 10hrs
Tropical fruit trees successfuly grown in melbourne - Hi Linton, I am sorry to hear that your trees have been damaged by the heat. all of my big trees are a bit dried up but still look green so far except a few big black spiders dropped dead from their nest in the veranda. Perhaps your trees are growi..1429 days 21hrs
Happy new year1 - Happy new year to you Jantina and all our wonderful friends at Daley’s forum. May 2014 year be a very happy one and prosperity is always with you. Lucy..1445 days 22hrs

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Buying seed from overseas - Julie I've posted seeds back from the US and most of them were taken but I've bought seeds online from the US and the UK and 100% of them arrived. It may be luck; I don't know but worth trying if it's something you really want. ..Liked Answer 1311 days 10hrs
Buying seed from overseas - You should start with checking the list of permitted imports, to make sure its allowed, then the packet labelling, the seed correctly labelled with permitted Genus + species, not just common name. ( You may need to ask for seller to label correctly, or ..Liked Answer 1311 days 10hrs
Buying seed from overseas - Check on aquis icon to see if the seeds are permitted. Sender to label the cliplock bag with scientific name and only use shredded paper, vermiculite or perlite packing inside but dry or clean moist seeds are ok. Brazil you will then get around 75% throu..Liked Answer 1311 days 10hrs
Buying seed from overseas - If you want to have mixed success and do the right thing, follow Jackfruit's instructions.If you want to win, this, of which I am not the original Author,the narrative first person perspective being someone other than myself, might be of help: Part ..Liked Answer 1311 days 10hrs

Jaboticaba - Grafted (Grafted) 10/10

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For best result, mulch heavily, needs acidic soil and plenty of water.
Camillia or Azaria fertiliser is recomended. For young tree I recomend dynamic lifter to speed up the growing process.
Flowers a couple of times a year but due to cold weather in Melbourne. Fruits only set in warmer months. It takes only a month from fruit set to mature.
These trees will fruit well in a group. Fruit well when giving lots of water

Lovely fruit very similar to Mangosteen in texture.


 

Fruiting Months February, March, April, May

Planted: 2002

Height 2.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 160 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 10 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Autumn

Pruned By: 5% in

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

Birds, netting or bagging is recommended.

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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RobM says... [2806 days 16hrs ago]
Hello, Would you please tell me the variety of Jujube you have for sale, the size and the asking price. Thanks Robert
jezzac341 says... [236 days 13hrs ago]


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jujube/Red Chinese date (Grafted) 10/10

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Jujube, Red Date, or Chinese Date

Italian:'Zinzoli' or 'giuggiola' (jujola)

Korean: daechu

Thai:Poot-sa

Chinese:hong zao

I have 8 trees, two of them 10 years old, the rest are newly planted September 2009.

Very easy to look after, no pruning, pest free, not fussy about soil.  Jujube fruit will dry on the tree after ripening. Dried fruits require no preservative; the tree can go through drought.


In general and also apply to this fruit tree, to get abundant of fruits, water should be given during flowering and fruiting season otherwise fruit embryos will drop.

Fertiliser: Dynamic lifter, blood and bone or aged manure are recommended, a bit at the time  after 4 months in the ground or pot, then every 2 months in growing seasons. Apply Richo brand completed minerals once a year in December as vitamin supplementary.

 

I was told by a herbalist that this fruit is very good for your health, ranging from purifying your blood to reducing menopause symptom etc.

Personally,  it is a nice sweet fruit to eat, you can eat fresh or dried. Shredded dried fruit that can be added to cereal. You can cook the same way as dried sultana.


Making mildly sweet tea from dried fruit by just dropping a few slices of dried jujube fruits in boiling water. Serve as tea and then eat the residue.


In Thailand,  a drinkcan be made from dried fruit mixed with sugar and hot water, then served chilled.

SWEET JUJUBE (RED CHINESE DATE) GRAFTED TREES FOR SALE

There are 11 varieties to choose from
They are rare but not tropical fruit trees so very suitable for Melbourne, NSW, TAS, Canberra, Southern QLD, SA climates. Grow very well in large pots (50 litres or larger) or in the ground.
  I do send interstates.

For more information please contact jujubeforsale@yahoo.com.au




Fruiting Months January, February, March, April, May, December

Planted: 2002

Height 2.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 18

Fruit Harvest: 4 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 6 Months from Purchase in Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control:

None

Organic Status:Organic


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anonymous says... [2986 days 15hrs ago]

Michael says... [2745 days 8hrs ago]
Hi Nguyet , I want to move my Jujube to another spot in the garden . Should I move it now while it's dormant or wait until spring?
JUJUBEFORSALEINMELBOURNE1 says... [2737 days 15hrs ago]
Hi Michael, Yes, You can move your jujube tree in winter (June to August) while they are in dormant. Please make sure your tree is in Full sun location to be able to produce fruits properly.

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Blueberry Bluerose (Cutting) 9/10

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Update: 1816 days 17hrs

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Bought at Wantirna market barerooted for $35 in July 2009. The bush has been doing very well. I used 50% of peat and 50% of soil as growing medium.

This one and a smaller one had desease so I quickly bined it. I still have had 3 small ones in my garden.

Fruiting Months November and December

Planted: 2009

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 6

First Fruited: 3 Months from Purchase in Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Pest Control:

Will net when fruits are about to change colour

Organic Status:Organic


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Pitaya - Red Dragon Fruit (Cutting) 6/10

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Update: 2048 days 16hrs

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Easy to grow, even a cutting with rotten end can be successfully saved by removing the rotten bit and grow again. I had one flower last year and I noticed that the branch had the flower bending down so I have since made a proper stand for the vine to climb over. Hopefully, I will have some fruits this year. To speed up the growing process dolomite and dynamic lifter should be applied in growing season, just a bit every 2 months. so far no fruit set.

Planted: 2004

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 3

First Fruited: 5 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pruned By: 20% in

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Organic Status:Organic


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Magenta plant (Cutting) 10/10

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Update: 2048 days 16hrs

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peristrophe_roxburghiana

Scientific name: Peristrophe roxburghiana  

This plant is a food colouring plant. The leaves and stems are boiled for 10 minutes, the extracted purple  juice is used to colour dumplings, cakes, rice or any recipes that use water. The final product is real purple colour. The more leaves to use the darker is the colour.

Very easy to grow but since it is a rare tropical plant. It is better planted in pot for cooler climate like Melbourne. It has been used as food colouring for thousand of years in Asian countries

In the second picture, I used the juice to make the famous Vietnamese sweet layer cake called "da lon" or pork skin cake. The cake is so mooth like pork skin but not having any thing to do with pork skin. The green colour is from extracted pandan leaves.

Planted: 2005

Height 30 Centimetres

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Pest Control:

None


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Michael says... [2777 days 6hrs ago]
Hi Nguyet - What is the Vietnamese name for this plant ?
JUJUBEFORSALEINMELBOURNE1 says... [2776 days 14hrs ago]
Hi Michael, The name is Lá Cẩm, I also have Lá gai. I can send you some cuttings of Lá Cẩm, my Lá gai is having flowers so when they have seeds I can send you some too.
Michael says... [2773 days 8hrs ago]
Hi Nguyet , Thank you for the kind offer but there is no need . I already spend so much time taking care of my fruit trees and I can't see myself having the time to grow herbs yet.
Lychee says... [1424 days 15hrs ago]
Do you have seeds or cuttings of Lá Cẩm for sale?
JUJUBEFORSALEINMELBOURNE1 says... [1423 days 17hrs ago]
I nearly kill it 6 months ago. It has started to grow back but so far a single stem about 20 cm long at present. Do contact me in December and see if I can get you some cuttings (this plant does produce flowers but not seeds)
Lychee says... [1423 days 10hrs ago]
Thanks for the reply. I will contact you again in December. You are a great gardener, this plant will flourish back beautifully.
Lychee says... [1423 days 10hrs ago]
Do you still have the Lá gai seeds? I would like purchase the seeds. Can you give me your email to contact you with.
JUJUBEFORSALEINMELBOURNE1 says... [1422 days 17hrs ago]
Hi Lychee, You can contact me jujubeforsale@yahoo.com.au By the way, Lá gai seeds does not produce plant, someone has tried without any luck.

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Pomelo Mato Buntan (Grafted) 7/10

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It took me 10 years to learn how to manage and appreciate this tropical variety tree for Melbourne climate. It needs lots of water to overcome the after taste biterness. Very easy to look after.

I prune the tree when the fruit is about an orange size so the fruits are sunbaking to get  more sweetness. mulch heavily and lots of water from the rain and water tank this year. Fruits are much rounder this year.

Just citrus fertilizer in Spring and Summer and some epsom salt , potash when fruiting.

I gave it 5 points for the last 9 years but I have since upgraded  to 7 this year, thanks to the rain.


Not many fruits this year, too much water. BTW the variety is

Flicks Yellow


Fruiting Months April, May, June

Planted: 2003

Height 3 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 20 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Water Given in: Spring

Pruned By: 10% in

Pollination: No

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting

Pest Control:

None

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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pineapple (Cutting) 10/10

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Nice plant to have. I did grow in the ground once but failed due to frost.

Grow from the top of a pinapple. Very easy to grow in pot. Bring it under shelter in winter. No water during winter or early Spring and avoid water collected in the rosette of the plant. After 18 months to force the plant to flower:

- place the whole plant in a black plastic with 2 ripe apples, close the bag for a week. Flower will appear in 3 months. Blood and bone is added in Spring.

Very nice and decorative plant. BTW, it can be grown indoor

I will have 4 pines very soon in the same pot from Multiple heads of one pineapple I planted 2 year ago.

Fruiting Months February

Planted: 2008

Height 0.3 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 5

Fruit Harvest: 1 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

None. Ants will come when the fruit is ripe.

Organic Status:Organic


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Brad1 says... [2889 days 11hrs ago]
How big is the pot?
JUJUBEFORSALEINMELBOURNE1 says... [2881 days 7hrs ago]
20 cm and 30 cm pots

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Pandan leaf plant (Cutting) 7/10

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The strictly tropical plant has been in my house/garden for the last 3 years. I am still testing and see how to manage this plant efficiently in term of water and temperature. I will figure it out very soon.

I have tested some little plants permanently in pots but stand in saucers full of water  and so far so good. Some cuttings have been in a vase of water for the last 7 months and leaves still growing slowly. I found out about this by accident and all experiments have happened indoor during winter months.

However, I water this big one sparingly just in case I loose it.

I bring my pots inside the kitchen when temperature during the day under 15 degrees for a week or more.

Anyway, before having conclusion I must test more to make sure my theory is workable before applying the rules permanently.

Conclusion: These pandan plants love water, the pot can sit in a saucer fill up with water permanently. The only trick is when the temperature is less than 15 degree celcius for a week than bring the pot inside the house somewhere bright and warm but not close to the heating point.


Planted: 2007

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 6

Sun/Shade: Full Shade

Pollination: No

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

Mealy bugs but rarely. I use fingers to go through each of the leaves to get rid of them

Organic Status:Organic


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White Sapote - Ortega (Grafted) 10/10

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Lovely fruits with avocado /sweet custard creamy flavour without fiberous texture. Very easy to look after. Prone to magnesium deficiency (yellow leaves in spring) but is quite easy to manage with epsom salt. Highly recommended. Citrus fertilizer and potash should be given once a year in Spring.

This year, not many fruits and very small and dropped very young. I think too much rain caused this condition.

Planted: 2002

Height 4 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 3

Fruit Harvest: 20 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Autumn

Pruned By: 10% in Spring

Pollination: Cross Pollination

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control:

Bag when fruits are in light yellow or pale stage. Can be picked when mature, store in the fridge up to 2 weeks. Will ripe after being taken out.


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phil@tyalgum says... [2940 days 16hrs ago]
Nice looking Ortega fruit, they seem much bigger than I imagined. I boughtone of these from a fruit stall the other day as a pollinator for Vista and Chris varieties
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TimmyDoulos says... [2702 days 4hrs ago]
Would love to taste one of these. one day hope to grow some.
Peter91 says... [509 days 7hrs ago]
Do you still happen to have any white sapote tree's? Can you send me an email at peterantoniw@msn.com to discuss some things.

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Persimon Fuju (Grafted) 10/10

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One of my best trees with plenty of fruits, Potash at flowering time. Mulch well. About 10% of young fruits do drop but I think it is part of the nature in thinning the crop. Fruits must be bagged otherwise they will disappear in few days due to birds. Highly recommended.


Plenty of fruits as usual this year.

Fruiting Months April and May

Planted: 2002

Height 4 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 2

Fruit Harvest: 500 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Autumn

Pruned By: 10% in

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

Birds love the fruits so netting is a must.

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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mandarine imperial (Grafted) 10/10

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Very easy to look after. Nice tree. Fruits used to be very sour until I was told to fix the problem by adding some lime and epsom salt. I have been doing it very year after that. I also found that the tree loves water when fruiting. Fruits grow to certain size then the skin continue to grow but not the inside so the fruits is not firm to touch but  softer,  I know it is time to pick the fruits.

Normally, this tree fruits every second year, last year it had a good crop and it looks like the same as last year. Thanks to the rain we have had lately.

Fruiting Months July, August, October

Planted: 2003

Height 2 metres

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 10 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Autumn

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

White flies but I do nothing.

Organic Status:Organic


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Goji Berry 9/10

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Bought the plants 18 months ago. Very easy to look after. Fruits are very sweet and refreshing.  I was told not to prune during growing season because flowers normally appear at the end of  long branches. Low mainternance, highly recomended. Easy to multiply by cuttings.

Fruits have lots of vitamin A, are very good for your health

Has started to have flowers and some fruits but very limited

Fruiting Months February and December

Planted: 2009

Height 1.2 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 2

Fruit Harvest: 50 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 18 Months from Purchase in Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: No

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

Netting

Organic Status:Organic


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Acerola - Florida Sweet 10/10

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Very easy to look after, the more water it gets, the more flowers it gives. Lot of Cute pink flowers appear in Summer. Red fruits ready to eat out of hand in about a month or adding to fruit punch. This fruit has very high vitamin C content.  Fruits are used to make Vitamin C pills in USA.

I lime once a year with just a teaspoon. I get  about 50 fruits a year for a tree in pot, I recon it is very good. However, netting is a must because birds love them. You cannot buy this fruit in melbourne so it is a good tree to have in the backyard. I have recently repot to 105 litre pot from 55 litre pot.


Woke up very late in Spring, had lots of flowers but no fruit set so far this year


Fruiting Months January, February, March, April, November, December

Planted: 2002

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 50 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pruned By: 5% in

Pollination: No

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control:

Netting to deter birds

Organic Status:Organic


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west Indies lime 10/10

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This lime has special flavour in making fishsauce, beautiful fragrant. Fruits are a bit smaller than normal lime but it is worthwhile to have the tree. Fruits can be  pickled to be used in certain dishes.

Fruiting Months January, April, May, June, August, September

Planted: 1998

Height 2.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 5 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Summer

Pruned By: 20% in After Fruiting

Pollination: No

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting

Pest Control:

None


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Birdybooo1 says... [2296 days 6hrs ago]
Hi Jubube, I am trying to grow one of this myself. I also live in Melbourne, I was told they will not grow well in our weather. Did you have to do anything special with your plant for it to grow so big? Thank you in advance.
JUJUBEFORSALEINMELBOURNE1 says... [2295 days 15hrs ago]
Hi Birdy, It should grows ok in Melbourne no special treatment. The first 5 years my tree most of the time not growing strong and all the fruits dropped but it gets used to the weather and started to produce fruits that stay on the trees. Just citrus fertilizer under the canopy, a bit at the time. Good luck.
VF1 says... [2042 days 13hrs ago]
Hi Jujube - what a lovely tree you have in Melbourne! You have made me happy - a local nursery (Gold Coast Hinterland) told me not to bother with it as it needs more warmth. Time to prove them wrong!

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JUJUBEFORSALEINMELBOURNE1's Edible Fruits
Update: 2737 days 18hrs

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Very handsome tree producing a  good crop every second year. fruits have sweet and sour taste and good flavor. Epsom salt and lime are given once a year. Rely on rain water to survive.

Fruiting Months January, February, March

Planted: 2004

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Summer

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

None

Organic Status:Organic


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Lotus and lily pond (Seedling) 9/10

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Update: 2846 days 7hrs

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The ponds help me to relax. I remove 1/4 of the content each pond every year. Give it some potash and top up with water every now and then.

Fruiting Months January and February

Planted: 2004

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 2

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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