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Han's Edible Backyard

Joined: 03/05/10 Updated: 18/09/10 Frost:
Location: Happy Valley


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Grafted pink lady snapped from rootstock - Please help! I bought a double grafted apple (Granny Smith & Pink Lady)on MM 106 root stock. I attempted to train it into a fan against a fence, but the pink lady scion snapped completely from the rootstock. What should I do now? Do I need to disinfect..3342 days 13hrs
Dwarf apples on m rootstock in adelaide - Hi guys, Still on the topic of woolly aphids, I bought a barerooted Elberta peach from local hardware store and noticed a few white fluffy sticky spots attached to the roots. I thought they could be woolly aphids. I rubbed them off and gave the roots a..3342 days 13hrs
Pinkabelle apple tree - Hi Peter Allan, I couldn't decided to grow my apples on M9 or MM102. The sise of M9 is perfect, but I heard that this rootstock is susceptible to woolly aphids and must be grown on good fertile soil. You mentioned you had good yield from the tree on M..3348 days 11hrs
Dwarf apples on m rootstock in adelaide - Hi Pauline, Thanks for your reply. Do you grow any apples on MM102 and M9? I struggle a bit to make a decision on between the two. I like the size of M9, but heard that it is sesceptable to woolly aphids and have to be grown on good rich soil. ..3348 days 12hrs
Plum yarrahapinni blood - Has anyone tasted the fruit of Yarrahapinni yet? How does the flavour compare with Mariposa?..3404 days 18hrs

Orange - Valencia (Grafted) 5/10

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Update: 3255 days 21hrs

Comments: -

leaves start to drop. there is not discolouration of leaves or any sign of pests. I have improved the soil thoroughly before planting. Don't know why, hopefully it is not serious.

Planted: 2010

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: No

Fertiliser or Organics Used: cow manure, fish guts

Pest Control:

not yet

Organic Status:Organic

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Ugni ( Tazziberry ) (Cutting) 5/10

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Update: 3255 days 21hrs

Comments: -

establised really well. Lots of new growth happening.

Height 40 Centimetres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: No

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Yearly

Pest Control:

none so far

Organic Status:Organic

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Goji Berry - Shrub 5/10

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Update: 3255 days 21hrs

Comments: -

Given it a light pruning and new leaves have appeared now.

Planted: 2010

Height 60 Centimetres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Pollination: No

Pest Control:

none


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Muntries 5/10

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Update: 3255 days 21hrs

Comments: -

lovely little ground cover. extremely drought tolarent. don't know when it'll fruit though.

July 2009: I Dug it out of the ground and put it back to the pot. Seems it really doesn't like the soggy clay.

Planted: 2010

Height 20 Centimetres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Summer

Pollination: No

When I Fertilise: Never

Pest Control:

pest free

Question:

Has anyone try muntries fruit yet? How does it taste like?


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Debd671 says... [490 days 19hrs ago]
how is it going in a pot as i had one but it died and i had it in the ground, it appeas to not like water much, so wondering if i actually killed it by too much watering

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Plum - Mariposa 5/10

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Update: 3255 days 21hrs

Comments: -

It has quite a few white flowers at the moment. sprayed with copper fungicide and has grown out of leaf rust. New leaves appear fresh and healthy.

Planted: 2010

Height 50 Centimetres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Water Given in: Spring

Autumn and Winter

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: satsuma

Fertiliser or Organics Used: cow manure, fish guts

When I Fertilise: Yearly and Spring

Pest Control:

none

Organic Status:Organic

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