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Daisy2's Edible Backyard

Joined: 09/07/10 Updated: 09/07/10 Frost:
Location: Oatlands


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josterberry (Grafted)

Daisy2's Edible Fruits
Update: 3514 days 3hrs

Comments: -

Only Planted last spring, no fruit.  Had heaps of organic matter in soil before planting

Planted: 2009

Height 40 Centimetres

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Top dress with compost

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

Grass hoppers, netted bush

Organic Status:Organic


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Gooseberry (Cutting)

Daisy2's Edible Fruits
Update: 3514 days 3hrs

Comments: -

Variety unknown, transplanted twice, fruited more last season - not enough for a pie though - mayby this season.

Fruiting Months February

Planted: 2008

Height 50 Centimetres

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 1 Years after I planted Cutting

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Autumn

After Fruiting

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Fowl/Cow manure

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

Grasshoppers - let favorite chook in.

Organic Status:Organic


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Youngberry (Cutting)

Daisy2's Edible Fruits
Update: 3514 days 3hrs

Comments: -

Definitely not thornless, rampart in garden, takes over - my fault though

Fruiting Months January and December

Height 2 metres

Fruit Harvest: 1 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 2 Years after I planted Cutting

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Autumn and Winter

After Fruiting

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Compost, fowl/cow manure

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control:

none

Organic Status:Organic


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Raspberry (Cutting)

Daisy2's Edible Fruits
Update: 3514 days 3hrs

Comments: -

Variety unknown, Waterwell over Summer, should have picked a better spot in garden as it is invasive but great for friends - cuttings to them.

Fruiting Months January and December

Planted: 2008

Height 2 metres

Fruit Harvest: 3 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 2 Years after I planted Cutting

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Autumn

After Fruiting

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Chook manure, compost

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control:

none

Organic Status:Organic


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grape (Cutting)

Daisy2's Edible Fruits
Update: 3514 days 4hrs

Comments: -

Variety unknown

Fruiting Months March and April

Planted: 2003

Height 1.5 metres

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 3 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 5 Years after I planted Cutting

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: organic matter

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting and Spring

Pest Control:

none

Organic Status:Organic


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walnut

Daisy2's Edible Fruits
Update: 3514 days 5hrs

Comments: -

Variety unknown, old tree with trunk girth of 1mt , fruited heavily 2 yrs ago after belting trunk at budding time with blunt end of axe; susceptible to frosts - escpecially middle of October at budding time.  Water heavily over Summer with open hose directly onto lawn at a drizzle to soak in.

Fruiting Months April and May

Height 7 metres

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

Pest Control:

Possums - prevented from climbing tree with tin tree guards 1mt or so up trunk

Organic Status:Organic


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Plum

Daisy2's Edible Fruits
Update: 3514 days 5hrs

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Variety unknown, transplanted 7 yrs ago, fruited twice, possums love it, grows even though expossed to extreme wind

Fruiting Months March

Planted: 2003

Height 2 metres

Qty: 1

Pest Control:

Possums

Organic Status:Organic


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Plum - Green gage

Daisy2's Edible Fruits
Update: 3514 days 5hrs

Comments: -

Age unknown, heavily prunned last year with no frui, did fruit a couple of years ago - juicy

Fruiting Months February

Planted: 2003

Height 2 metres

Qty: 1

Pest Control:

Possums love it

Organic Status:Organic


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apple - gala (Grafted)

Daisy2's Edible Fruits
Update: 3514 days 5hrs

Comments: -

Planted last year, Twitch grass a problem

Planted: 2009

Height 1 metres

Qty: 1

Pest Control:

none

Organic Status:Organic


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Nectarine

Daisy2's Edible Fruits
Update: 3514 days 5hrs

Comments: -

Variety unknown, Fruited twice, last year ladden, not enough water at fruiting, fruit dry.

Fruiting Months March

Height 2 metres

Qty: 1

Pest Control:

none

Organic Status:Organic


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apricot

Daisy2's Edible Fruits
Update: 3514 days 5hrs

Comments: -

Variety unknown, planted 7yrs after transplant, never fruited.

Planted: 2003

Height 1.5 metres

Qty: 1

Pest Control:

none

Organic Status:Organic


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apple - fugi (Grafted)

Daisy2's Edible Fruits
Update: 3514 days 5hrs

Comments: -

p;anted same time as Pink Lady, fruited last year but chooks got them

Height 1.5 metres

Qty: 1

Pest Control:

none

Organic Status:Organic


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apple - gravenstein (Grafted)

Daisy2's Edible Fruits
Update: 3514 days 5hrs

Comments: -

Planted last year, have had problems with twitch grass.

Planted: 2009

Height 1 metres

Qty: 1

Pest Control:

none

Organic Status:Organic


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apple cox\'s orange pippen (Grafted)

Daisy2's Edible Fruits
Update: 3514 days 5hrs

Comments: -

Planted same time as Granny Smith.

Planted: 2008

Height 1 metres

Qty: 1

Pest Control:

none

Organic Status:Organic


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apple - Red Delicious (Grafted)

Daisy2's Edible Fruits
Update: 3514 days 5hrs

Comments: -

Planted some 7 yrs ago, was established and relocated (Twice), has fruited twice, organic matter added 2-3 times/yr

Fruiting Months March and April

Planted: 2003

Height 1.2 metres

Qty: 1

Pest Control:

none

Organic Status:Organic


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Cape Gooseberry (Seedling)

Daisy2's Edible Fruits
Update: 3514 days 5hrs

Comments: -

Did have, Frost got to it before fruit was mature.  Organic matter applied to bed before/after planting.

Planted: 2009

Qty: 1

Pest Control:

None

Organic Status:Organic


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Purple Globe Artichoke (Cutting)

Daisy2's Edible Fruits
Update: 3514 days 5hrs

Comments: -

Just planted, a couple of months, watered in well, tolerating frosts - so far. Applied organis matter to soil before planting.

Planted: 2010

Height 20 Centimetres

Qty: 1

Pest Control:

None so far

Organic Status:Organic


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Jerusalem Artichoke

Daisy2's Edible Fruits
Update: 3514 days 5hrs

Comments: -

Organic matter applied 2-4 weeks before planting, top dressed with peastraw/lucern.  when shoots appear, seasol applied.

Fruiting Months March and April

Planted: 2007

Growing: In the Ground

Pest Control:

none

Organic Status:Organic


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Apple - Pink Lady (Grafted)

Daisy2's Edible Fruits
Update: 3514 days 5hrs

Comments: -

Planted almost 5yrs, fruited first last year but chooks & peacocks got to fruit before netting.  Organic matter applied 2-3 times a year.

Fruiting Months February

Planted: 2005

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Pest Control:

none

Organic Status:Organic


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Apple - Granny Smith

Daisy2's Edible Fruits
Update: 3514 days 5hrs

Comments: -

Planted almost 2 yrs, weed when needed, apply organic matter 2-3 times a year

Planted: 2008

Height 1 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Pest Control:

Not needed

Organic Status:Organic


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