We show you how Vanilla Vines were grown in this shade house to produce Vanilla Pods. It is only 3 years old. Also we show how Preparing the Soil and hand pollination techniques produce a thriving vanilla plantation.
The Annona Diversifolia or common name Red ilama is one for backyards because they need to be picked after the split but before they drop to the ground and shatter. The Texture, colour and taste will have you in awe. We shared this experience and learnt from Steve Trenerry a very active passionate fruit tree collector.
Please Note: This is not currently available from Daleys Fruit Tree Nursery but may be in the future if trials are successful in our subtropical climate.
Many people buy different varieties of Dragon Fruit and although they flower they will not fruit. It comes down to pollination and we show how the Pearl Pitaya is great for pollinating these other varieties.
Gooey Figs taste a lot better when you get a hot dry summer in the subtropics. Emulating an arid climate will produce fig trees with a lot less moisture because they can stay on the fig tree for a lot longer without cracking opening and ruining or being picked early.