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Joined: 01/12/13 Updated: 01/12/13 Frost:
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Maqui berry - Thanks Rob, sounds like yours isn't pollinating. I'm sure the tree has potentially better quality fruit than no fruit :p I will send you an email. I haven't been in the garden much for some years but it's still growing...908 days 19hrs
Maqui berry - Hey guys does anyone have a Female tree I could get some cuttings from. My male tree absolutely exploded in growth, it's huge. It seems like a perfect climate/soil for them here. But it's a male tree... total failure. Rob19 still around?...927 days 21hrs
Pouteria lucuma - Paul lives! that's good and you guys have Lucuma and Poshte trees too. geesus things are looking up around here. Now only a bisexual Carob and life would be near perfect...1067 days 20hrs
Prunus mume - Osakadaz, just thought I better log in as I haven't for a couple of years. I went for a walk in my much neglected garden just now with a torch.. The Ume is flowering right now for the first time ever, couldn't say it lost it's leaves as it looks like it's..1067 days 20hrs
Spiders in orchard - No and no..1652 days 22hrs
European commission to ban heirloom seeds - I don't have a link on me but it was defeated twice so far with a parliment vote of something like 37-2?. I guess the big companies will try again every couple of years but it's not going to happen anytime soon with votes like that. It's all thanks to ..1669 days 6hrs
European commission to ban heirloom seeds - This proposed law was already defeated (for the moment)..1670 days 1hrs
Grafted avocado - It's a hass if that's what you wanted to know...1675 days 20hrs
Tropical fruit trees successfuly grown in melbourne - My type b seedling is in its third year flowering and didn't set fruit so its getting the chop. The type A seedling which threw like 3 flowers last year and maybe hundred this year has set a few fruit. I'm starting to get a little bit of an idea what sh..1677 days 13hrs
Tropical fruit trees successfuly grown in melbourne - That's getting a bit fancy!. Did you get any kind of abnormal amount of fruit set this year?. Some weird things happened here.. Like mass fruit set on my Ettinger trees, also on Fuerte. I initially thought OK.. Is this new type A seedling that's pollina..1677 days 13hrs
Tropical fruit trees successfuly grown in melbourne - Fuerte isn't that good for me, it's OK but not outstanding. Reed has a disctint fluffy poached egg yolk kind taste, only mild but it's there. I've never had a good Reed from a shop though, picked way too early I think. All the commercial growers push ..1678 days 3hrs
Tropical fruit trees successfuly grown in melbourne - NZ commercial Hass is about a six :). Long way from home grown Victorian Hass (9). Victorian Reed (10). Edranol from NSW is up there too from what I remember. QLD Hass is not so good...1680 days 4hrs
Loquat seedlings - They take 5-10 years down here in Southern Victoria, which isn't too bad compared to most species seedlings. But the problem sounds either soil or water. They are super easy to grow...1683 days 1hrs
Avocado trees dying help - You guys gone blind on me?. Looks like an Avocado from here, one grown inside sure. Its just sulking from root dustubance. I'd put a plastic bag over it until it recovers, then rip the bag and remove it totally some days/weeks later. That's what I have ..1683 days 20hrs
Prickly pear cuttings - Im going to buy a commercial one from sternus I reckon. Then I can chop down the others I have...1688 days 1hrs

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Hardy macadamia kinds - Could you suggest me macadamia kinds that can grow in zone 9a 9b ? What are the best hardy macadamia kinds? thanks ..Liked Answer 1978 days 5hrs
Mexicola avocado - Dear Markmelb, Here is a picture of the cut fruit. Thank you. ..Liked Answer 2001 days 23hrs

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