09/08/10 Frost: Location:
Shallow roots, won't take drying out. Compost well. Very brittle branches- protect from wind. Fruit seem to resist fruit fly. Protect from possums. They love the fruit. Pruning extends life of plant.
Fruiting Months March and April
Height 3 metres
Growing: In the Ground
Fruit Harvest: 100 Fruit Per Year
First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot
Water Given in: Spring
Pruned By: 30% in After Fruiting
Repellents are ineffective against possums, and they really like the fruit. Once they colour up, they get attacked.
I drape snake skins in my tree and possum does not come near it anymore. I got Skins from my local reptile/pet shop... worth a try!?