Six years ago I established our guerilla-garden food forest, which included a wide range of apples, plus citrus, avocado and macadamia.
We’ve had a good crop of apples, and an ongoing supply of citrus of various sorts.
And finally, we’ve now had our first avocado. It being our only avocado, we treasured it, and spread it on toast for breakfast. Yum!
Hopefully we’ll have a good crop next season, now that the tree is finally mature enough…
For your interest, and to help us keep track of things, this is what we’ve planted so far in the food forest:
- Fuji apple
- Cox’s Orange Pippin apple
- Granny Smith apple
- Sommerset Red Streak apple
- Golden Delicious apple
- Jonathon apple
- Kingston Black apple
- Sugar Loaf Pippin apple
- Maiden’s Blush apple
- Meyer lemon
- dwarf Kaffir lime
- Wurtz avocado
- dwarf Washington Navel orange
Not a bad collection to get us started! I’ll keep this page up to date, as we fight back the weeds and fill in the gaps…