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Dave2's Edible Backyard

Joined: 25/01/10 Updated: 25/01/10 Frost: None
Location: Adelaide

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Sick avocado tree - This is an oldie.... Firstly I will update the state of Leonardo, he is doing great! No problems and he is growing strong. I have only just recently put him in the ground, where he is currently covered in flowers and I hope some little avocado's start ..984 days 17hrs
Lychee salathiel - Thanks BJ, I didn't know about the Rare Fruit SA before you brought it up. Luckily the Bosworth 3 has just come back in stock and I have already ordered one :)..3163 days 15hrs
Lychee salathiel - Hi all, I'm wanting to grow a lychee tree down here in Adelaide. I have been recommended to grow the Bosworth 3, as it is best suited for the climate and has successfully been grown here before. Daley's currently does not have any of these in stock, ..3165 days 14hrs
Honey gold mango - Thats excellent to hear, looks like they are polyembryonic :) I'm going to try found one of these bad boys at the supermarket and grow my own. If you have many seedlings you are going to have to either cut off all but one (leave the smallest as I've ..3344 days 13hrs
Sick avocado tree - Thanks Rich and Brendan. @Brendon - The wound is now a month and a half old now and seems to be healthy so I'm not going to mess around with it. You know the expressions, if it ain't broke don't fix it. Thanks for the input though. Now I only hav..3351 days 12hrs
Satsuma plum not growing - Thanks Rich, ok I guess I'll just wait it out and see how it progresses. As for the Miracle Fruit I've actually created a tropical enclosure for it and although its growing slow, its doing really well. I have included some pictures as well. At the mo..3352 days 13hrs
Satsuma plum not growing - Hi everyone, I purchased this Satsuma Plum from Daleys along with a Miracle Fruit about a month and a half ago, where I have repotted the plum into a 43cm pot. The plum has not shown any signs of growth since then, where I thought initially it was d..3352 days 14hrs
Sick avocado tree - Seems like Leonardo has a fighting spirit :) It has been a month and a half since I cut his head off and left the only shoot left to continue and he has done excellent in my opinion. He has been growing a couple of inches every view days, where it seem..3352 days 14hrs
Limes not fruiting - Good idea, this is the one that I use http://www.scottsaustralia.com.au/Osmocote/Osmocote_Trees_Shrubs_Citrus Last time I gave it this, my lemon tree looked like it went on steroids and flowered like crazy...3392 days 13hrs
Limes not fruiting - Do they look healthy and do you have any pictures of them? As long as they are in the right environment (lots of sun, little wind), I would have to guess that are most likely hungry. Maybe all they require is a good doose of good quality fertilizer. ..3393 days 12hrs
Dwarf avocado - Yeh it is no dwarf, you want one of the Wurtz ones...3395 days 11hrs
Sick avocado tree - The head of Leo has been chopped and now we play the waiting game. I will post updates whether it is good or bad, fingers crossed it will be good...3402 days 12hrs
Sick avocado tree - Just thought I was add, in those pictures thats not the graft point just under the shoot if you are wondering. The graft is about 10cm below the shoot...3404 days 12hrs
Sick avocado tree - @Brendan - Yes I thought it was coming along really good as well, then suddenly over 1 day the whole tree just dropped. And yes I applied the copper spray, but didn't seem to make any affect unfortunetly. @Amanda - I spoke to the nursery at the very b..3404 days 12hrs
Sick avocado tree - Over the past 24 hours the state of the tree has changed dramatically, where I think this is not a good sign. As you can see from the pictures, all the leaves in the top canopy have sagged down. The shoot that is coming up below the disease has been un..3406 days 9hrs

Miracle Fruit

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Update: 3351 days 9hrs

Height 35 Centimetres

Growing: In a Pot

Sun/Shade: Low Sun


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Plum - Satsuma

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Height 1.2 metres

Growing: In a Pot


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Lime - West Indian

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Update: 3351 days 9hrs

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun


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Orange - Valencia Seedless (Grafted)

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Planted: 2010

Growing: In a Pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun


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Passionfruit - Black (Seedling)

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Planted: 2009

Sun/Shade: Full Sun


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Lemon - Meyer (Grafted)

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Update: 3351 days 9hrs

Planted: 2009

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

First Fruited: 5 Months from Purchase in Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun


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Dwarf Avocado - Wurtz (A) (Grafted)

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Update: 3351 days 9hrs

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Had a Disease, where the top of the tree died, but has fighted it off and seems to be growing well.

Planted: 2010


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