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Barbara Rosendahl wrote:Mulberry. Mango. Moringa, Coconut, Barbados Cherry. Papaya. Avocado,. Banana, and just today planted a Loquat and  a native Blackberry.



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i added these trees to the forest recently:

a red mulberry:


and a royal gala apple which a friend gave to me:


after taking the photos i put some chicken wire around them

still following this thread!
 
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M. Phelps wrote:i added these trees to the forest recently:

a red mulberry:


and a royal gala apple which a friend gave to me:


after taking the photos i put some chicken wire around them

still following this thread!



Looking good!
 
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The plums are growing quick this year.
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I'm hoping some of the branches of these figs will survive the winter this year.
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These photos were from a few months ago, trying to catch up.

The pineapple guava are looking really healthy and a nice green color. I hope they survive our winters here.
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My first and only blackberry ripening this first year. Production should really pick up in the second year next year!
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This blackberry is growing up through the pokeweed!
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