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Crabapples in Brisbane?

Anyone growing crabapples in Brisbane for the fruit?  I'm interested to know if any varieties work and where they can be sourced :)

Started by Nigel

2 on Friday
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Chestnuts for Subtropics

Look what I got in my inbox! Dear Susan, You made an enquiry with us quite a while ago now. Sorry for taking so long to get this ready for…

Started by Susan

10 Mar 20
Reply by Susan

Korean Cheongyang green chili pepper

I don't suppose anyone has any Cheongyang pepper seeds? I have some of the tasty green fruits but I doubt I can dry them to seeds. When gre…

Started by Dave Riley

2 Mar 12
Reply by Dave Riley

Turmeric - Temulawak now available UT RARE Curcuma zanthorrhiza

Turmeric - Temulawak UT RARE Curcuma zanthorrhiza Not to Norfolk Island, TAS or WA Syn. Javanese ginger A shade-loving, hardy, beauti…

Started by Dave Riley

0 Feb 15

Growing onions in Brisbane

Onions bulb when the day length is long enough for that variety even if they have not been planted long enough to developed use able onions…

Started by Jeff Kiehne

18 Nov 26, 2017
Reply by Christa

Agati :a small, upright and fast growing tropical legume tree.

It's conscious use for shade drew my attention but it also is a legume, forage plant and edible. Wood useful too. Fast growth from from see…

Started by Dave Riley

5 Nov 17, 2017
Reply by Mary-Ann Baker

passionfruit / granadilla

has anyone grown any of the following - 1.Has anyone ever eaten any of these ? 2. are they worth the effort in South East Queensland. 3. An…

Started by Mary-Ann Baker

2 Nov 10, 2017
Reply by Mary-Ann Baker


Trees --exotic ones at least -- do not like my patch excepting citrus, mulberry, and frangipani. While I keep trying I need to be careful w…

Started by Dave Riley

4 Oct 26, 2017
Reply by Jeff Kiehne


I was at the Yandina Community Gardens yesterday with Phil attending a talk on Food Forests and during the session we all took a walk thro…

Started by Lissa

18 Jul 31, 2017
Reply by Lissa

Soaks and microgreens

Facebook hasn't been sharing info very well lately.  Here's a little thing I put up over there:  I said I’d give some information from the…

Started by Andrew Cumberland

3 Jun 26, 2017
Reply by Lissa


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