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Carol3's Edible Backyard

Joined: 08/11/10 Updated: 07/02/18 Frost:
Location: BAMBAROO


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Fruit trees that can tolerate wet feet - Hi Everyone, persimmon, jack fruit, canistel, mulberry, banana and pepino will all handle wet feet for a fair while, ours do, we have a seasonal swamp and in wet years it's continually wet and these trees are thriving asimina triloba will grow in shade o..Liked Answer 765 days 2hrs

Brazilian Sissoo Spinach 9/10

Carol3's Edible Fruits
Update: 746 days 0hrs

Comments: - A good year round supplier of leafy greens.  Good spinach substitute for tropical climate.  Should be cooked if consumed in large amounts due to oxalic acid content. Can be eaten raw in salads, etc but consumption should be restricted of the raw leaf.

Height 30 Centimetres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Water Given in: Summer

Pollination: No

When I Fertilise: Never

Organic Status:Organic


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Vanilla Vine (Cutting) 7/10

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Update: 765 days 24hrs

Comments: -

Putting forth good growth but yet to flower or fruit.  Only a young plant.

Planted: 2014

Height 1 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Shade

Water Given in: Summer and Spring

Pollination: Hand Pollination

When I Fertilise: Never

Pest Control:

Ducks


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Cassava

Carol3's Edible Fruits
Update: 3394 days 5hrs

Height 2 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 3

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: Never

Pest Control:

Ducks

Organic Status:Organic


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Passionfruit - Panama Red

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Update: 3394 days 5hrs

Comments: -

A sweet, abundantly fruiting plant.

Fruiting Months January and December

Height 30 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 3

First Fruited: 1 Years from Seed

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: Never

Pest Control:

Ducks

Organic Status:Organic


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Papaya- Yellow YD1B Hybrid (Seedling) 10/10

Carol3's Edible Fruits
Update: 3394 days 5hrs

Comments: -

Volunteer from compost in which fallen fruit had been disposed.

Planted: 2009

Height 1 metres

Growing: In a Pot

Qty: 1

First Fruited: 1 Years from Seed

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Summer

Pollination: Cross Pollination

Cross Pollinator Variety: Unknown - in neighbourhood

When I Fertilise: Never

Pest Control:

Ducks


Organic Status:Organic


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Cardamon Ginger (Cutting) 10/10

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Update: 3394 days 6hrs

Comments: -

Aromatic culinary herb.

Planted: 2009

Height 60 Centimetres

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Summer


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TRIED BUT DIED

Cinnamon Tree 1/10

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Update: 766 days 0hrs

Comments: -

Very disappointed to lose this plant. The young plant wilted shortly after transplanting to its permanent position in the garden. Although I watered it in well, it did not recover from wilting. Consequetly, I continued to thoroughly water it, erected a shadecloth barrier around it to protect it from what appeared to be scorched spots on its leaves.  

Too late, I identified the problem as a Phytophthera pathogen. No way to save a plant from this disease.  Although I would dearly love to grow another Cinnamom, I am hesitant to try again due to the cost of the plant and all likelihood that another would also succumb to the disease, even if I planted it in another section of the garden. My many attempts to grow Mango, and a few other suseptible plants, make me very wary as this pathogen lies dormant in soil until the right conditions (here, namely the wet season) present themselves for it to arise once again.


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TRIED BUT DIED

Wampee (Seedling)

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Update: 2838 days 0hrs

Comments: -

I think waterlogging in the wet season caused its demise.

Height 30 Centimetres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Summer

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: Never

Pest Control:

Ducks

Organic Status:Organic


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