LucysHARVEST1's Edible Backyard
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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LucysHARVEST1's Edible Fruits
Update: 3722 days 8hrs
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
Height 1.5 metres
Growing: In the Ground
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
none required so far.
Why are leaves scruffy and have patches of yellow on leaves? Is it iron deficiency?
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