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Townfarm1's Edible Backyard

Joined: 14/01/10 Updated: 29/08/10 Frost: None
Location: Mooloolaba, QLD, AU

About My Edible Backyard


Why Townfarm1 Love's Edible Plants

I have a passion for good, clean food and believe that every back yard should at least grow some edible crops in this day and age.  I only live on a normal (750sqm) house block but pack as much into that space as possible - my main frustration being the lack of space.  Though as you can see I have still managed to fit in a lot of trees and I grow my veges within that landscape also. 



 My garden is forever evolving and on that basis is an exciting place to spend time.  I want to make my garden a great place for my grandchildren (or anyone else for that matter) to come and forage and understand that 'food' does in fact grow on trees and doesn't come in plastic bags!



My favourite magazine if Good Earth which I look forward to every quarter for the great information they provide.


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Shahtoot mulberry2 - I can confirm this. Mine took a couple of years to establish and now the fruit is holding and beautiful. We have had the main crop and now it is having a second flush. Can't wait. Unfortunately I am renovating and I have to relocate the tree so finge..1374 days 18hrs
No subject41 - Has anyone tried netting their trees for the spring period that the wasp is active. Not practical for large trees granted but smaller and potted trees might be a solution...1692 days 18hrs
Shahtoot mulberry2 - It is a red tree but I find that even if you pick them a bit under ripe they are still sweet - bonus. Not tart like the black when they are not completely ripe...1769 days 7hrs
Shahtoot mulberry2 - Further to my post last year, our most recent crop from our Shatoot Mulberry has been great. Beautiful sweet berries which were wonderful to graze on each day. They are finished now but can't wait for next season's crop so it was worth the wait for th..1789 days 10hrs
Grafted black genoa fig - I have a black Genoa and it has developed knarled bunchie sort of leaves this season. It is only 2 years old and this year it only set a couple of fruit which it promptly dropped - clearly the tree is not well. Can anyone tell me what the problem may be..2051 days 15hrs
Paw paw - Thanks Wayne. Will try your suggestions. I have noticed yesterday that one of the fruit is starting to yellow slightly - very exciting. Will still apply the epsom salts and borax though. Cheers..2413 days 12hrs
Paw paw - I have a male paw paw tree that is about 3 years old and last year it 'threw' lots of fruit. They are on really long stems. I read somewhere that they are really sweet. Can you tell me whether they ripen the same as other paw paws. They seem to be t..2432 days 8hrs
Custard apple hand pollination - Can anyone explain how you hand pollinate custard apples? The flowers don't seem to open very much...2512 days 10hrs
Shahtoot mulberry2 - I have a shahtoot which I put in last year. It has set a few fruit this year and I have had the opportunity to taste a couple. I envisioned it to be a longer than but fat like a regular mulberry but mine are longish and very skinny? They just don't pl..2536 days 13hrs
Keriberry heritage raspberry - Is there anyone out there who has some of these berry canes in excess that they would like to sell to me? I am on the Sunshine Coast so it would have to be between Brisbane and Gympie or the SSC hinterland so I could collect. Ta..2586 days 12hrs
Coconuts - Can anyone tell me which dwarf coconuts would be best to grow on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. I inherited a coconut with our house however, the nuts never had any milk or flesh so it had to go! I was wanting to grown them on the waters edge of our ..2586 days 12hrs
Hickson mandarin - Can anyone tell me if the Hickson Mandarin is suitable for the south-east Queensland area?..2613 days 12hrs
Apples4 - Thanks for your response Jimmy...2628 days 11hrs
Apples4 - Can anyone tell me how many fruit should apples be thinned to in each cluster to ensure a worthwhile size?..2631 days 15hrs
Pawpaw5 - Not sure what your question is - male trees will not fruit - to my knowledge. I only have one male tree that I keep for fertilisation. Even when I didn't have it my females always fruited but I think they are more flavoursome with the male in my garden..2632 days 8hrs

Townfarm1's WISH LIST

Grape - Carolina Black Rose 8/10

Why Townfarm1 wants it: -

Want hardy home grape for vergola area - shade in summer and let sun in in winter.







Pear - Flordahome 10/10

Why Townfarm1 wants it: -

Need a pair for Pear - Hood which I have just purchased.







Custard Apple - Hilary White 8/10

Townfarm1's Edible Fruits
Update: 2611 days 17hrs

Comments: -

Yet to fruit.  Gets a fair bit of wind and we live on the water so I have had it staked.  Trying to keep growth under control as I am limited with space.

I have a few flowers on this tree now so am hoping the high winds don't blow them off!

I think I pruned it at the wrong time so didn't get fruit again this year.  I think I will just leave it alone this year and see what happens.

Planted: 2008

Height 6 Feet

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pruned By: 30% in Summer

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Manure, Blood

Pest Control:

None at this stage.

Organic Status:Organic


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Mandarin - Ellandale (Grafted) 7/10

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Update: 2611 days 17hrs

Comments: -

Only a young tree but healthy.

It is a bit over shadowed by a tree fern and paw paw tree and hasn't fruited as yet.  I'm not sure how quickly to expect mandarins to fruit?  Anyway, will give it a bit more time/ growth yet.

Height 4 Feet

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Manure, blood

Pest Control:

Same as Imperial - black soot and ants.

Organic Status:Organic


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Grapefruit - Star Ruby (Grafted) 7/10

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Update: 2611 days 17hrs

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Still only young and establishing.  No problems to this point - one fruit last year.  Healthy little tree.

Only 3 fruit this year - hopefully more next year.

Height 4 Feet

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 2 Fruit Per Year

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Manure, Blood

Pest Control:

No problems at this stage

Organic Status:Organic

Question:

When do citrus - ie grapefruit and mandarins get their flowers to produce fruit?  Shoud it be in Spring?


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Dwarf Orange - Navelina (Grafted) 5/10

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Update: 2611 days 17hrs

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Only a young tree.  Has struggled a little as I moved it after a few months as I (and it) was not happy with the original location.  Seems to be coming back and I anticipate good growth over the next 12 months.

I let the sweet potato take over a bit and drown out this tree a little.  Have just cut it back so am hoping it will struggle on - may replace it I think as I am losing patience.

 

OOPS - HAS DIED.

Planted: 2008

Height 2 Feet

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Manuary, Blood

Pest Control:

Only ants which are under control.

Organic Status:Organic


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Lime - Tahitian (Grafted) 9/10

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Update: 2611 days 17hrs

Comments: -

A young tree.  May have been set back a bit as I moved it from the garden into a pot.  Seems to have come back well though and has some fruit as well as a mass of flowers on it at present.  Also gets quite a bit of wind and salt as is right on the water.  Seems happy.

Has got a lot of fruit on it now and looks very happy and strong.

Great little tree - healthy and fruiting

Height 3 Feet

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Manure, blood and bone, compost, seaweed on foliage, potash

Pest Control:

No problems at this stage

Organic Status:Organic


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Dwarf Lemonade (Grafted) 9/10

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Update: 2611 days 17hrs

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Still only a young tree.  Gets a fair bit of wind and salt air.  A bit leggy and plan to prune back this year to increase density a bit.  Very happy.  About half a dozen fruit last season but quite a few more on tree now.  Seems to be very hardy - no pests at this stage.

Has plenty of fruit on it and am having trouble deciding when to prune back to stop it getting too leggy - just keeps flowering and fruiting!!

Still fruiting but still leggy.  Might have to cut it back to encourage it to fill out.

Height 4 Feet

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Manuary, Blood and Bone, compost, seaweed on foliage

Pest Control:

None at this point.

Organic Status:Organic

Question:

How do I get around the fact that the tree keeps flowering and doesn't give me a change to clip it back so it doesn't get too leggy?  By the time the fruit has ripened, there are more flowers/ baby fruit on it.


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Lots of Lemons (Grafted) 10/10

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Update: 2611 days 17hrs

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Wonderful healthy little trees and laden with lemons. Planted close to salt water but does not seem to worry them as neither does the wind.

"Lots of lemons' is giving me lots of lemons.  Just beautiful.

amazing little trees - so bountiful

Height 3 Feet

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 2

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Manure, Blood

Pest Control:

No problems.

Organic Status:Organic


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Dwarf Mulberry - Black (Grafted) 10/10

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Update: 2611 days 17hrs

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What a wonderful little tree.  Fruited from the first season and hasn't looked back - just keeps on giving.

Have just been given some chooks so I'm sure the mulberry tree are going to enjoy sharing its spot with them.

Cut it back a little late but even so covered in fruit.  It is in the chook pen now so should get lots of nitrogen from now on.

Height 9 Feet

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pruned By: 30% in

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Lots of chicken manure mainly

Pest Control:

Non-existant at this stage.

Organic Status:Organic


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Dwarf Mulberry - Red Shahtoot (Grafted) 9/10

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Update: 2611 days 17hrs

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Just planted november 2009 but already doubled its size.  Great expectations.

Looking great and growing beautifully.

Got two very late mulberries off this tree.  I am looking forward to a full crop - hopefully it will start fruiting soon.

Planted: 2009

Height 3 Feet

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Chicken manuar mainly

Pest Control:

None at this stage.

Organic Status:Organic


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Fig Black Genoa (Grafted) 6/10

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Update: 2611 days 17hrs

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Only planted in October 2009 and seems a bit slow to take off though I see it is getting some new growth now.  Had 3 figs on it but I removed them as they were bigger than the tree!!

Took a little while to take off but is now showing good growth signs.  Getting a little wind so will re-stake it with a stronger stake.

Really taken off so am expecting good things this season.

Height 1.5 Feet

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Chicken manuar, blood

Pest Control:

None at this stage.

Organic Status:Organic


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Grumichama - Black (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 2611 days 17hrs

Comments: -

Only about 2 ft high at this stage though I see it is already starting to flower.  Looking forward to trying this fruit with great anticipation.

A beautiful little tree.

but still waiting for flowers!

Height 2 Feet

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Manure, blood

Pest Control:

None at this stage

Organic Status:Organic

Question:

Does anyone know how long this takes to produce?


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Ceylon Hill Gooseberry (Grafted) 7/10

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Update: 2611 days 17hrs

Comments: -

Only planted Oct 2009 and seems to be very slow growing though looks very healthy.  Looking forward to trying this fruit.

No fruit yet.

Height 1 Feet

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Manure, blood

Pest Control:

None at this point.

Organic Status:Organic

Question:

How long does this take to produce - does anyone know?


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davewastech says... [546 days 7hrs ago]
From seedling to fruiting 3 to 4 years. Ref http://www.rarefruitclub.org.au/Level2/CeylonHillBerry.htm

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Carambola - Kembangan (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 2611 days 17hrs

Comments: -

Only young, planted October 2009.  Seems to be quite thirsty though it does get some western sun which may account for it.  Growing strongly at this stage.

Still growing strongly.  Maybe some fruit this year.

Height 3.5 Feet

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Manure, blood

Pest Control:

No problems other than a few grasshoppers eating foliage.

Organic Status:Organic


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Peach - Angel Subtropical (Grafted) 9/10

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Update: 2611 days 17hrs

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As I have had such wonderful success with other sub-tropical peaches decided to try this one when it came on-line.  Only planted in October, 2009 but has doubled its size.  Very enthusiastic grower.  Can't wait to try the fruit.  If it like the other peaches I put in I should taste the first from this tree next summer.

Tree bursting out in flowers so expecting some lovely peaches around Xmas.

Fruiting Months October and November

Height 5 Feet

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: manure, blood

Pest Control:

None at this stage but I anticipate the fruit/ may fly when fruiting.  Am going to try the fruit fly attractants and will also bag fruit.

Organic Status:Organic


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Jaboticaba - Grafted (Grafted) 7/10

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Update: 2611 days 17hrs

Comments: -

Planted this one about September last year.  Is in a pot close to water and gets a fair bit of wind at times and the leaves seem to be burning off a bit from these elements.  Thinking of swapping it around with the bay leaf tree which is further back on the deck.  It still seems to be thriving all the same.  I understand this is one tree I need to be patient with with regards to fruit.

Must shift this pot!

Height 2.5 Feet

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: manure, blood

Pest Control:

None at this point.

Organic Status:Organic


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Nectarine - Sunwright (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 2611 days 17hrs

Comments: -

Planted November 2009 and looking very healthy with lots of new growth.  If it is as good as my peach trees I will be very happy. I would expect some fruit in first season.

Oh dear, all the rain we have had has taken its toll.  Wel have had to dig this tree up and re-plant in a mound as it got so water-logged.  I have cut it right back to try to reduce the stress.  Very disappointing as it was about 5ft high and looking so good.  Hopefully it will survive.

Recovered beautifully.  Lots of new growth but no flowers.  It didn't lose its leaves like the other temperate fruit tree so I will be interested to see if it flowers.

Fruiting Months October and November

Height 2.5 Feet

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: manure, blood

Pest Control:

None at this stage though I should think the fruit fly will love it.

Organic Status:Organic


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Dwarf Ducasse Banana (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 2611 days 17hrs

Comments: -

Planted around September 2009 and growing well.  Needs lots of water and fertiliser.

Growing well - no signs of flower yet.

No flowers yet thought looking really healthy

Height 3.5 Feet

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 2

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Lots of chicken manure.

Pest Control:

None at this stage.

Organic Status:Organic


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Peach - Tropic Beauty (Grafted) 10/10

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Update: 2611 days 17hrs

Comments: -

Planted in 2008 and has gone from strength to strength.   Heaps of beautiful fruit.

Growing like a weed.

Lots of flowers - another good crop on the way.

Fruiting Months October and November

Planted: 2008

Height 14 Feet

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pruned By: 30% in Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: manure, blood

Pest Control:

Fruit fly the only problem and I bag fruit to prevent being stung.  will try some baits next season as well.

Organic Status:Organic


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Peach - Florda prince (Grafted) 10/10

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Update: 2611 days 17hrs

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Wonderful tree though would hate to see how big it would grow if it wasn't a dwarf!  Heaps of juicy fruit.

Growing like a weed.

Looking good.  Don't know when to expect flowers but am waiting patiently.

Fruiting Months October and November

Height 14 Feet

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pruned By: 30% in

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: manure, blood

Pest Control:

Only fruit fly

Organic Status:Organic


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Pear - Hood (Grafted) 6/10

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Update: 2611 days 17hrs

Comments: -

Has just arrived so will be planting on weekend. 

Is going well.  Very wet when we planted it out but am anticipating it taking off when the weather improves a little.

No flowers yet.

Planted: 2010

Height 18 Inches

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Manure, potash, blood

Pest Control:

Fruit fly I anticipate

Organic Status:Organic


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Bay Tree (Grafted) 10/10

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Update: 2611 days 17hrs

Comments: -

Grows like a trifid - most prolific bay I have owned.

Growing like a weed.

Planted: 2009

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Pest Control:

None

Organic Status:Organic


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Dwarf Apple - Tropical Anna (Grafted)

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Update: 2611 days 17hrs

Comments: -

Planted 2008 and seemed to be going strong but curled up its toes in Winter 2009 which was very disappointing.  Have just received a replacement which I will plant on the weekend so hopefully I will not have the same problem.

The replacement tree is going well.  Hopefully it will survive.  Has had a few bugs on the new growth which I have controlled manually at this stage - not sure what they were - little yellow bugs about the size of a flea.

No bugs worrying it now that it has matured a little more.  No flowers yet, though hope there will be some to help its companion along.

Fruiting Months January, November, December

Planted: 2010

Height 2 Inches

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: manure, potash, seaweed, blood

Pest Control:

None but anticipate fruit fly

Organic Status:Organic


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Dwarf Apple - Dorsett Golden (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 2611 days 17hrs

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Planted back in 2008 with an 'Anna'.  Anna did not survive the winter but Dorsett continued on and produced 16 apples dispite not having an official pollinator.  May have been another apple in the area though I do doubt it.  Anyway, nice dense, crisp apples though the fruit fly did sting them before i got them off the tree but we just ate around the sting. Note to self for next year to take action to prevent the damage.

Starting to flower.

Fruiting Months January, November, December

Planted: 2008

Height 6 Feet

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 16 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Manure, blood

Pest Control:

Only fruit fly

Organic Status:Organic


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Diana says... [2832 days 5hrs ago]
Hi Sue, Dorsett Golden will fruit without a pollinator according to http://www.kuffelcreek.com/favorites.htm - the pinkabelle apple thread has some good information from the person who runs this apple farm (near the bottom of the page). Diana.
BFTsUrbanFarm1 says... [2623 days 6hrs ago]
I had a similar experience, I have had a Dorset gold for about 10 years (moved it 3 times) the Anna died year one. The Dorset fruit heavily every year. There are some fujis on the other side of the block but they flower at a different type.

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paw paw (Seedling) 10/10

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Update: 2611 days 17hrs

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Not sure where I got the see but have a heap of trees in the garden.  Beautiful flesh.

All trees are absolutely loaded.  Picked the first of this crop a week ago and it was lovely so looks like there will be another good crop this year.

Paw paws grow like weeds in my garden - literally.  They are our staple fruit.  Another beautiful crop all through winter and into summer.

Height 8 Feet

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 8

First Fruited: 1 Years from Seed

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Manure, blood

Pest Control:

Only rats but I am prepared to share at this stage!

Organic Status:Organic


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New Guinea Red Paw Paw (Seedling) 10/10

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Update: 2611 days 17hrs

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Once again don't know where I got the see but the second year of this tree produced magnificant fruit.  Has produced quite a few side branches this year so am hoping for more fruit.

Loaded again this season - a await with anticipation...

Lost half the tree through the sheer weight of the fruit - very disappointed.  Have propped it up and two saved branches are doing well.

Height 9 Feet

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 1 Years from Seed

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: manure, potash, blood

Pest Control:

None

Organic Status:Organic


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Dwarf Persimmon - Ichikikijiro (NA) (Grafted)

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Update: 2611 days 17hrs

Comments: -

Still in pot but will be planting it on the foot path - run out of room in yard.  Healthy looking little tree.

A little worried as it hasn't started shooting since winter and all other trees are showing signs of 'spring'.

Height 2 Feet

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Manure, blood

Pest Control:

??

Organic Status:Organic


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Dwarf Mulberry - Red Shahtoot (Grafted) 8/10

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Update: 2611 days 17hrs

Comments: -

Just started shooting and fruiting and I am excited in anticipation of tasting this amazing looooong mulberry.  Everyone who see the size of the fruit is impressed.  I hope the taste matches the size and length of this fascinating fruit tree.

Fruiting Months October

Planted: 2010

Height 2 metres

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: No

Pest Control:

Not necessary so far!

Organic Status:Organic


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Mandarin - Imperial (Grafted) 7/10

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Update: 2643 days 10hrs

Comments: -

Still young.  Ants have been a bit of a problem but have put a sticky guard on the truck which seems to help.  Got a couple of fruit last year (which I probably should have culled).

A few more fruit on at present.  Looking very healthy.

Height 4 Feet

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Manure, Blood

Pest Control:

Nothing major.  Sprayed once with oil for black soot.

Organic Status:Organic


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Blueberry - Sunshine Blue (Seedling) 6/10

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Update: 2643 days 10hrs

Comments: -

Planted in 2008 but I really haven't given them any attention.  All the same they have provided me with some fruit which I simply graze on.  Will put more effort into them this year to see what they can do.

Lots of new growth so it will be interesting how they go next fruiting season.

Fruiting Months November and December

Planted: 2008

Height 18 Inches

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Pest Control:

None

Organic Status:Organic


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Grape - Pink Iona (Grafted)

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Update: 2777 days 10hrs

Comments: -

Have just planted this one - is looking good.

Planted: 2010

Height 2 Feet

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Manure, potash, blood

Pest Control:

??

Organic Status:Organic


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Passionfruit - Select Black (Grafted) 6/10

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Update: 2777 days 10hrs

Comments: -

Has been in for two years and has at long last flowered - is loaded - very excited.  Must have been the harsh words I used !

Planted: 2008

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Mnaure, blood

Pest Control:

Nil

Organic Status:Organic


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Blueberry - Gulfcoast (Seedling) 6/10

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Update: 2838 days 13hrs

Comments: -

Planted in 2008 and haven't given them any attention.  Will put more effort in this year to see what they can produce.

Fruiting Months January, November, December

Height 18 Inches

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Pest Control:

None

Organic Status:Organic


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