Growing Tamarillo

Growing Tamarillo

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Tamarillo – Cyphomandra betacea The seeds and also the young plants grow best in a lightly compacted soil with good drainage.We germinate by filling the tubestock base with coarse potting mix then layer seed raise mix that is 50-60% sand, deposit 2 seeds and cover… Read More »Growing Tamarillo

Growing Radium Weed

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Contrary to much published information, Radium weed will grow in full sun as well as part shade.A shady area will produce a taller plant with softer branch tissue and a deeper green colour.Full sun produces a sturdier plant, lighter in colour, often shorter and higher… Read More »Growing Radium Weed

Growing Macadamia

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Now, while Macadamias are not at all difficult to grow from seed, there is a degree of patience required for success.We sell our seed nuts (intact) as this will guarantee at least seven years of viability before planting.Fresh nuts are not ready to germinate, so… Read More »Growing Macadamia

Growing Gotu kola

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Gotu kola – Indian Pennywort – Centella asiatica With only a few necessary conditions, Gotu kola will grow just about anywhere and under a wide range of environmental conditions. If you have purchased ‘bare root runners’ then you will need to expect a loss of… Read More »Growing Gotu kola

Growing Goji

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If you have purchased fresh lycium berries, (Only possible during the fruiting season) they will come in plastic zip lock bags to maintain their moisture and viability.The following instructions also apply if you have picked your own berries and are wanting to ‘plant on’.Try and… Read More »Growing Goji

Growing Bitter Melon

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Bitter Melon – Momordica charantia The seeds are easy to strike with germination being very high with our fresh seed.They can be germinated in a pot and planted out when they are old enough, or strike them where you hope they will grow and take it… Read More »Growing Bitter Melon

Growing from Seed

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Growing plants from seed often throws people into a panic and seems to challenge us, walking into uncharted territory. This should not be the case as probably the most important thing to remember is that nature has been doing it, for millions of years. Seed… Read More »Growing from Seed

Growing Black Pepper

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While it is well known that Black Pepper thrives in the tropics, most problems that arise when attempting to grow the plant in Australia come from growers trying to re-create the tropics for their plants.This leads to more problems than it could possibly solve. Too… Read More »Growing Black Pepper