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Phil4's Edible Backyard

Joined: 13/08/10 Updated: 13/08/10 Frost:
Location: Seaview Downs

About My Edible Backyard

Why Phil4 Love's Edible Plants

Friut is ripe ,fresh ,tastee with no chemical residue. Biggest challenge is possums. The reward would be fresh fuit for 12 months of the year. Soil is sandy loam with mixed rock through out, organic mix has been added. rain fall is about 520mm. Yard is facing north with no morning sun however sun arrives about 10.30am and last until about 1 hour before sun set.



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Dwarf Persimmon - Fuyu (NA) (Seedling) 1/10

Phil4's Edible Fruits
Update: 5032 days 4hrs

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Persimmon is just recently purchased as part of the organic friut forrest that i am converting my back yard into. Fuyu is one of 19 dwarf friut trees already in the ground, and one of 30 trees planned to be planted. All trees have been by mail order from Sunstail, woodbridge and yalca and i waiting for the production of some of the outstasnding trees from Daly. Persimmon is selected as it is not a well known friut and one of the unique tress that will be visuallly attractive as well as productive. The tree has been in the ground for 4 weeks as have all but 2 apples which are 5 years old. As is the case i is a stick that is just starting to show sings of budding.

Fruiting Months July and August

Planted: 2010

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

After Fruiting

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: Never

Pest Control:

The garden is going to be planted with beneficial companion plants through out the garden and i will have a bug house which is nealy complete which i got the plan for from the organic magazine . I will use garlic spray, neem and depending on pests i wi

Organic Status:Organic

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Correy says... [5032 days 2hrs ago]
Hi Phil it would be great if you could share all the fruit trees you are growing so we can see how you go. Sounds like you have a big job ahead of you. Keep Passionate :)

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