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Chooks19's Edible Backyard

Joined: 07/12/10 Updated: 07/01/11 Frost:
Location: Toodyay

About My Edible Backyard


Why Chooks19 Love's Edible Plants

Home grown fruits and veggies taste wonderful.  But even if I didn't eat them, I love the magic when they grow from nothing.

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Burdekin Plum (Seedling) 7/10

Chooks19's Edible Fruits
Update: 3666 days 4hrs

Height 2 metres

Qty: 8

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

When I Fertilise: Spring

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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TyalgumPhil says... [3696 days 10hrs ago]
Thanks for the tip re Burdekin Plums - wasn't quite sure how to deal with the produce! Phil.

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Peach - Flordagold (Grafted) 10/10

Chooks19's Edible Fruits
Update: 3697 days 3hrs

Comments: -

Fruits early, and heavily year after year.

Fruiting Months November and December

Planted: 1996

Height 3 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 4

Fruit Harvest: 20 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 2 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Autumn

Pruned By: 50% in After Fruiting and Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Chook Manure, phosphate and potassium nitrate

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

Susceptible to peach curl - spray with bordeaux and copper sprays twice in winter if possible - hard to get two in though as loses leaves late and buds early.

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Pepino - Kendall Gold (Cutting) 6/10

Chooks19's Edible Fruits
Update: 3697 days 3hrs

Fruiting Months October and November

Planted: 1999

Height 0.3 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 6

Fruit Harvest: 5 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 1 Years after I planted Cutting

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Pruned By: 80% in After Fruiting

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: manures and slow release fruit and flower

When I Fertilise: When Fruiting, Winter, Spring

Pest Control:

Plant on frame so fruit have support to keep off ground (slugs and slaters love them!)


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Peach - Toodyay Seedling (Seedling) 10/10

Chooks19's Edible Fruits
Update: 3697 days 3hrs

Comments: -

This peach produces large late fruit - freestone, yellow flesh and very sweet.

Fruiting Months February and March

Planted: 2001

Height 3 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Fruit Harvest: 15 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 3 Years from Seed

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Winter

Pruned By: 50% in After Fruiting and Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: chook manure, phosphate, potassium nitrate

When I Fertilise: Yearly

Pest Control:

copper sprays or  bordeaux in winter. Fruit fly baiting was necessary one year.

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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