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Daleys propagation fertiliser - What's "e;15:15:15"e;? The NPK fertilizers are relatively new and artificial/synthetic and which only have three minerals. Plants need way more than just 3 minerals. That makes them a very unbalanced fertilizer. I think that certified orga..1053 days 3hrs
Problems with white sapotes pics included - To J from Upwey, which 'organic' fertilizers do you use? Are they not certified organic? How would netting harm a tree? My guess is that it doesn't. How do you protect from possums? Trunk collars? I have no possum problems. I have seen only o..1053 days 3hrs
Asimina tribolaamerican pawpaw temperate custard apple - Did you know that it is spelled instead as Asimina triloba, not tribola?..1067 days 4hrs
Daleys propagation fertiliser - What fertiliser does Daley's use when growing their plants for sale? What fertiliser should they use, to increase health and each plant's future yield? ..1067 days 19hrs
Best fertiliser - What is your best proven fertiliser? Or what do you think might just be the best fertiliser to increase yield or at least health, on fruiting plants especially?..1067 days 19hrs

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Suitable fruit trees for public streets - I would like to get anyone's suggestion on which fruit trees are suitable to grow alongside your local streets. A few helpful characteristics would be: 1. Not easy to pick by people walking by. 2. Drought tolerant and able to deal with smog. 3. N..Liked Question 1986 days 4hrs

Palm - Jelly or Wine Palm (Seedling) 7/10

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Update: 1956 days 3hrs

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Sweet.Organic.No fruit fly problem.No bird problem.No rat problem.No fruit bat problem.Maybe that's because the harvest period is only two or three weeks, which might be too short to attract the attention of pests. Tropical appearance of palm.Less theft due to ignorance from passers-by. Is my tree sweeter than yours because of my better soil due to my mulching and fish waste 'sumps'?

Con's: 1.Acidity. Almost always after eating a lot, eg about 50-100, there are sore bleeding gums and tongue.

2. Not naturally a tropical fruit, ie not containing a slightly more natural higher fat level.

2008/2009 season:

Bract/spathe;

2008 Nov 23 First appears!

2008 Dec 3 Second appears.

2008 Dec 12 Third appears.

2009:

Fruit bunches/ Infructescences;

2009 Feb 18: First fruit!

2009 Mar 1 Last fruit (12 days only).

2009/2010 season:

Bract/spathe: ?

Flowers/Inflorescences:

1.Nov 23 2.Dec 3 3.Dec 12

Fruit bunches/Infructescences:

Feb 22 start  Feb 25-peak? Mar 18 finish (25 days)

.2011: No fruit, as no flowers. Why? Rain at wrong times and too heavy?

2011/2012 season:

Bracts: 1.Nov 15

Flowers/Inflorescences: 1. Dec 31 2. Jan 11

Fruit: April 16 start to April 21 finish?

2012/2013 season:

Bract/spathes: 1. Sep 20< 2. ? 3. Nov 1 ?. 4. Dec 1?

Flower/Inflorescences: 1. Nov 23? 2. Dec  9 3. Dec 17 4. Jan 7

Fruit: Feb?

2013/2014:

Bracts/spathes/sheathes/fruit bunch covers:

2013 October 26 First bract appears from fronds.

2013 November 25 Second bract

Flowers/Spadixes/Inflorescences:

2013 December 10 (45 days later) First flower appears from within now bulbous bract.

2014 January 6 (41 days later) Second flower

Fruit bunches/infructescences:

The yield/harvest/production below is from just one palm, as the other palm isn't bearing.

2014 March 13 (20 weeks from go to whoa) Thursday, Day 1: 16 fruit- Lucky day for the start of this years harvest.

2014 March 14 Friday: 25 fruit. Total 41. Mmmm.

2014 March 15 Saturday: 125 fruit. Total 166. MMmmm.

2014 March 16 Sunday: 73  Total 239 . MMMmmm.

2014 March 17 Monday: 172 Total 411  MMMMm.

2014 March 18 Tuesday: 159    Total 570    MMMMMm.

2014 March 19 Wednesday 149   Total  719   MMMMMM.

2014 March 20 Thursday  58   Total 777!  

2014 March 21 Friday  149    Total  926

2014 March 22 Saturday, Day 10: 65    Total 991 First bat attack. Minor.

2014 March 23 Sunday 68   Total 1059

2014 March 24 Monday 22   Total 1081

2014 March 25 Tuesday, Day 13: 10   Total  1091  

2014 March 26 Wednesday, Day 14: 2?   Total 1093

2014 March: Inedible unripe fruit; 20 Total 1113

Total for first bunch=1113

Second fruit bunch/infructescence:

2014 April 4 (18 weeks and 4 days from go to whoa [bract to fruit] ) Friday, Day 1: 39 fruit.

2014 April 5 Saturday Day 2: 31 fruit.  

2014 April 6 Sunday 50 fruit.  

2014 April 7 Monday 125 fruit.  

2014 April 8 Tuesday 41 fruit.  

2014 April 9 Wednesday 55 fruit (16 gram record size fruit piece [normal is 12.5g] ). 

2014 April 10 Thursday 39 fruit.   

2014 April 11 Friday 9 fruit.  

2014 April 12 Saturday 4 fruit.

Total for second bunch/infructescence= 393 fruit.  


 


2014 Grand total: 1506 fruit.

1506 fruit X 10.7 grams net = 16 kg (16.11 kg) of fruit.

Fruiting Months March and April

Planted: 2003

Height 3.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 2

Fruit Harvest: 11 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 5 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Summer

After Fruiting

Pollination: No

When I Fertilise: Never

Pest Control: None.


Organic Status:Organic

Question:

Is this a seedling of a certain type or variety?

2011: Why no flowers and fruit? Rain too heavy and at wrong time?


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Acerola - Florida Sweet 5/10

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Planted: 2003

Height 3 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Summer

Organic Status:Organic


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Mulberry - White Shahtoot

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Carob 1/10

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Lusciously beautifully strong sweet scent in the air, thanks to the flowers, during Summer, up to maybe late March.

Rare edible small pods.

Maybe mainly a male, but is rarely changing to a bisexual/hermaphrodite tree producing very sparse small pods.

Fruiting Months March

Planted: 2005

Height 5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 0.01 kilograms per Year

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Summer

When I Fertilise: Never

Organic Status:Organic


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Carob

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Macadamia - A268

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Macadamia - 816

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Macadamia - A38

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Macadamia - H2

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White Sapote - Golden Globe 5/10

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Mango - Nam doc mai 1/10

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Inadequate sun during winter?


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Dwarf Mulberry - Red Shahtoot

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Council removed it from the narrow kerbside nature strip.

Dysfunctional malicious vandal govt.


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Carob - Clifford (Grafted) 1/10

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Over-watering, during Winter, via the automatic irrigation?


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