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Dianna's Edible Backyard

Joined: 01/12/13 Updated: 01/12/13 Frost:
Location: Greenbank in Queensland

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Olive trees root system - Hi Tash, I've never heard of their roots being invasive (not like rubber trees etc.) How close to the house are you planning to put them - they can get rather large. They are amenable to pruning. Have you considered keeping them in pots, now that you'..4174 days 18hrs
Waterlogged olive trees - Hi Tash, My whole orchard is water-logged. I seem to have an aquifer happily pumping water all over my backyard - it's like the Okefenokee Swamp. We'll find out if they like being waterlogged. Olive trees, avocado, peach, nectarine, plum, manderine,..4174 days 18hrs
Mango tree not fruiting - Hello Ryan - it's not just mango trees, don't fertilise anything if you've just transplanted it. If you want to use the sheep manure and blood and bone, mix them together now and let it compost down a bit. That mix would be high in nitrogen, you woul..4174 days 18hrs
Mango tree not fruiting - Hi Daza, If the flowers went black, then the tree has anthracnose, spray every fortnight from flowering to fruit-picking with a fungus spray, Mancozeb, copper, etc. Hello Ryan, buy the best quality potting mix you can get. Don't fertilise it when you..4177 days 19hrs
Mango tree not fruiting - Hello to Mitch in Florida. I think you have a case of sooty mould, this is a by-product of scale insects, they suck the sap out of the tree, then exude a sugary substance, the sooty mould grows on that. Spray with white-oil or pest-oil, this kills the s..4260 days 20hrs

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