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Sprouted Chokos Available

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elaine de Saxe Jul 13. 1 Reply

HiI have a few sprouted chokos available to anyone interested in having a vine of their own.CheersNigelContinue

Crabapples in Brisbane?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nigel Jul 13. 2 Replies

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

Perennial Leek and Tree/Walking/Egyptian Onions

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew Mar 10, 2014. 1 Reply

Anyone got sets of Perennial Leek and Tree/Walking/Egyptian Onions they can spare?I have mouse melon, passionfruit and paprika seeds at the moment and some coffee seedlings I could swapCheersNigelContinue

 

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Andrew Cumberland favorited Nigel's discussion Sprouted Chokos Available
Jul 13
Elaine de Saxe replied to Nigel's discussion Sprouted Chokos Available
"A Choko vine is really something: enthusiastic and as tough as. The fruit if taken small about 4 to 6 inches long, are really sweet when cooked (but not over-cooked)."
Jul 13
Elaine de Saxe favorited Nigel's discussion Sprouted Chokos Available
Jul 13
Nigel posted a discussion

Sprouted Chokos Available

HiI have a few sprouted chokos available to anyone interested in having a vine of their own.CheersNigelSee More
Jul 13
Nigel replied to Nigel's discussion Crabapples in Brisbane?
"Thanks, Elaine.  I've seen a few listed in northern NSW and have seen some trees along the New England Highway, but as you say, those are likely to be more cold loving.  I'm sure I came across someone a few years back growing…"
Jul 13
Elaine de Saxe replied to Nigel's discussion Crabapples in Brisbane?
"Apples are tricky at best in our warm winters. Even the tropical Apples are difficult from which to get much of a crop. Interested to hear if anyone around about does grow Crab Apples. Have you searched Daley's? More likely to get a Crab Apple…"
Jul 10
Nigel posted a discussion

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 :)See More
Jul 10
Nigel replied to Lissa's discussion Nut trees?
"Hi Donna Just came across this post and wondered how is your almond going?  I'm toying with the idea of getting a self-pollinating almond, but unsure of what variety to get. Cheers Nigel"
May 16, 2014
Andrew and Nigel are now friends
Mar 10, 2014
Andrew replied to Nigel's discussion Perennial Leek and Tree/Walking/Egyptian Onions
"I have some perennial leeks & happy to post a few next time I dig some up."
Mar 10, 2014
Nigel posted a discussion

Perennial Leek and Tree/Walking/Egyptian Onions

Anyone got sets of Perennial Leek and Tree/Walking/Egyptian Onions they can spare?I have mouse melon, passionfruit and paprika seeds at the moment and some coffee seedlings I could swapCheersNigelSee More
Mar 9, 2014
Nigel posted a status
"Just started a batch of coffee, cardamom and lime wine.. This should be an adventure..."
Dec 3, 2012
Florence commented on Nigel's status
"Oh good ~ 3 years' okay.  I planted some seeds from fruits I ate last year, and now have about 5 or so seedlings about 25-30cm metres tall.. need to transplant them into their own pots :)"
Oct 5, 2012
Nigel posted a status
"Not sure they really taste of chocolate, but it's easy to see how they got their name. Not tasted any other persimmons. Will have try them"
Sep 30, 2012
Elaine de Saxe commented on Nigel's status
"Do the fruit taste like chocolate to you? They taste just like the normal Persimmons only look a bit weird to me."
Sep 30, 2012

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About me:
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I am currently involved with the following community gardens and groups:
Caboolture Seed Savers
I am interested in:
Edible natives
Open pollinated fruit and vegies
Making preserves

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