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John's Edible Backyard

Joined: 11/03/10 Updated: 27/07/14 Frost: Medium
Location: GRANVILLE, WA, Australia

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John says... [1422 days 13hrs ago]
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Raspberry adelaide - Hi Correy do you know why quaratine does not let you send native Raspberries to WA but Diggers can?..1183 days 8hrs
Treacle berries smilacina racemosa - Sorry Sternus I dont even have bees. There are several people around Gingin though that have bees...1197 days 5hrs
Treacle berries smilacina racemosa - Thanks Linton I wouldnt really say that Perth had a cool climate. If I did ever come accross seeds or a plant though I would still give it a shot...1198 days 12hrs
Treacle berries smilacina racemosa - They look good Linton, I wonder if you can get them in Western Australia. ..1199 days 3hrs
Pomegranate9 - Mine has not fruited yet. Not sure what it is doing it is growing but not as fast as my other one. So far I am not overly impressed...1199 days 6hrs
Pomegranate9 - Does anyone know if Ben Hur is grafted or cutting grown?..1199 days 11hrs
Market day - Plan on doing some snorkeling with the kids, but also seeing and tasting as many different tropical fruits as I can. ..1200 days 8hrs
Market day - I will be hopefully heading to Rustys in August, my first visit to Queensland. Can anyone suggest any other places that I should visit around Cairns? ..1200 days 12hrs
Panama berry tree - I hope that they do well for you Nicgee. Did you notice a larger plant as you go in on the right by any chance? I have mine growing in a small area under some shade cloth, it is now getting to large for the area and was wondering if it would survive in th..1202 days 3hrs
Panama berry tree - Hi Nicgee sorry only just saw your message. Bloomings nursery had some small plants I think for $28. I also noticed a more mature plant growing near the driveway as you drive in on the right going in the open (I only noticed it when I was leaving so I am ..1204 days 6hrs
Grumichama fruiting problem1 - Mine seems to go alright in Gingin and sets flowers about twice a year, but I usally only get really one crop. I think its the weather that affects it. On a side note I planted a few of the seeds to see if any would come up and its been about a month also..1240 days 7hrs
Yellow tamarind - HI Troy how did they taste?..1243 days 8hrs
Sweet leaf bushplant or changkok manis - Hi NQ the only place I can think of is Bloomings nursery (I think that is the name) in the wanneroo area. They had a plant there called sweet leaf and it was edible so that might be your best bet...1293 days 10hrs
Panama berry tree - I have a Panama berry growing in a pot under a small shade house thats now about 2 meters tall and about 2years old. Is it easily grown from cuttings (new wood, old wood, size) and what time of year is best? I get quite a few flowers but I think the rats ..1296 days 9hrs
Myrtaceae in wa - I hope they do alright for you through the summer. I am not sure what plants I have that you might like to swap, would like to see your collection one day...1296 days 22hrs

Carob (Seedling) 3/10

John's Edible Fruits
Update: 2082 days 5hrs

Comments: -

Has grown very slowly but very hardy.

Planted: 2008

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Organic Status:Organic


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Dwarf Mulberry - Red Shahtoot 7/10

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Update: 2082 days 5hrs

Comments: - IT has heaps of fruit on it this year.

Height 2.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Organic Status:Organic


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Feijoa 3/10

John's Edible Fruits
Update: 2082 days 6hrs

Comments: -

Still has not had any fruit, though it has flowered.

Height 2 metres

First Fruited: 4 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Organic Status:Organic


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loquat 3/10

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Update: 2082 days 6hrs

Comments: - Pretty hardy

Height 2 metres

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Organic Status:Organic


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Sugar cane 6/10

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Update: 3013 days 9hrs

Planted: 2009


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icecream bean 7/10

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Update: 3013 days 9hrs

Comments: -

The wind seems to knock it around a bit and being in a pot its seems to dry out too much.

Planted: 2008

Height 2 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Pest Control:

 


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Finger Lime - Sunshine Yellow (Grafted)

John's Edible Fruits
Update: 3013 days 9hrs

Planted: 2009

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring


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