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Fruit as fence topper - I have a colorbond fence against which I would like to plant some fruit. The sun hits it from my neighbours side so it gets very hot in summer, on my side it is in full shade for most of the day. I'm wondering if anyone has had success training a fruit t..734 days 20hrs
Thornless youngberry rootstock - Thanks Db for your help. Looks like i will have to. Happy gardening...2461 days 22hrs
Thornless youngberry rootstock - Thanks for replying Db. Just saw you message, no internet for last week :(. It definitely grew thornless for first 2 years and I recall at planting, the usual 'Dont plant in ground below the graft' message. Wanting to know what it is so i can care for ..2463 days 15hrs
Thornless youngberry rootstock - Does anyone know what the rootstock might be? Any help appreciated :)..2472 days 21hrs
Thornless youngberry rootstock - Was probably my lack of knowledge at the time, grew ok, just seemed never fruited or did particularly well. The berries from the rootstock are very delicious and plentiful though. Look and taste is somewhat like a boysenberry but with so many hybrids it h..2473 days 19hrs

Dwarf Nectarine - Nectazee 7/10

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Update: 2472 days 21hrs

Fruiting Months December

Planted: 2011

Height 0.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

Leaf curl protection

1 spray of Copper oxychloride - when dormant, at bud swell, bud burst and full bloom and leaf fall.

Lime sulpher spray when dormant. to kill overwintering pests.

Need

Organic Status:Pesticides Used


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Grumichama - Black 8/10

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Update: 2472 days 21hrs

Comments: -

Very healthy but never had more than two cherries per year.

Planted: 2007

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Pest Control:

Pest free.

Organic Status:Organic


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Blueberry - Sunshine Blue (Seedling) 8/10

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Update: 2472 days 21hrs

Comments: -

Easier blueberry to maintain than other varieties.

AKA: Nellie Kelly

Fruiting Months September and October

Planted: 2012

Height 20 Centimetres

Growing: In a Pot

First Fruited: 1 Months from Purchase in Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Shade

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Coffee grounds, complete fertiliser for acidic plants

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

Aphids - control with white oil

Organic Status:Partially Organic


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Dwarf Orange - Valencia Seedless (Grafted) 7/10

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Update: 2472 days 22hrs

Comments: -

New plant only 1 month old. No new growth yet. Looks healthy

Planted: 2012

Height 70 Centimetres

Growing: In a Pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Pest Control:

None required yet


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Mango - R2E2 (Grafted) 7/10

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Update: 2473 days 18hrs

Comments: -

Yummy fruit. Attractive tree. Prone to fungal and scale problems. Furit yields increase each year. Do not water whilst in flower. Wait until fruit set.

Fruiting Months January

Planted: 2007

Height 1.5 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Fruit Harvest: 5 Fruit Per Year

First Fruited: 4 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Autumn

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Citrus fertiliser in Summer, potash when flower buds form

When I Fertilise: Spring

Pest Control:

Very prone to Anthracnose (more so on leaves). This year, I started spraying Mancozeb monthly during high growth periods, Weekly whilst flowering. This has substantially improved the health of the tree.

Brown and Pink

Organic Status:Organic


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