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LucysHARVEST1's Edible Backyard

Joined: 14/08/10 Updated: 14/08/10 Frost:
Location: Mornington

About My Edible Backyard

Why LucysHARVEST1 Love's Edible Plants

Strongly believe we should all grow our own food. I started 2 yrs ago and now grow all our food. Have 14 fruit trees too.


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Avocado trees8 - Both trees have yellowing leaves. Can't find pests on it but when I turn leaf over its very bright yellow colour...4293 days 14hrs

Babaco Cutting 8/10

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Update: 4293 days 15hrs

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I love Paw Paw and I thought this was similar so I agreed to look after a young plant my son gave me when he moved overseas. Had in pot for 12 months and in July 2008 planted in my garden. I don't have a green thumb & had to Google regularly to learn about plant. I actually killed it (so I thought) and decided to leave the trunk in the soil. I kept feeding it my lovely compost and protected from strong Bay winds in Mornington. To my surprise...it sprouted little shoots from the dead trunk. Now its 1 1/2 M high and full of fruit. Picture attached.

Fruiting Months April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November

Planted: 2008

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 10 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 3 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: chook manure from my chooks

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

none required so far.


Why are leaves scruffy and have patches of yellow on leaves? Is it iron deficiency?

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