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15 May 2016 @ 10:44 am
Early Review.....  
It’s a bit early for NEW plants but some old and from recent yrs have given me enough info to make a reasoned decision about them…
Red Guava-at Hummingbird something that produced every few yrs a handful of fruits was OK, here with limited space, not so much. Last Winter was mild enough it suffered little Frost damage. If there are less than 6 Guavas, it’s out for someone else to try.
Pink Torch Ginger- No blooms this yr, OUT
‘Matsumoto’ Persimmon- Not fruit, no space for the biggest space hog!
Hellebores-All those that haven’t bloomed by next Spring, GONE.

Things to keep but move:
Bamboo Muly Grass-Too BIG for the space. It’ll look nice in a pot by the carport.
Parrotflower(Astromeria species)-move to bed outside fence with the Dragonsong Persciaria. That’ll be a pretty, low-maintenance bed.
Extra Persacaria-took cuttings when we moved. Everything took! Neighbors, shady bits in front and back yard.
Longevity Spinach(Green form of Okinawaan Spinach)- Pot up. It takes over any bed you plant it in. Can’t eat enough of it to keep up;>.

Things to Try:
Black Surinam Cherry
Dwarf Mulberry
Petite Nigra Fig

Old favs that I might bring back:
Meiwa Kumquat
Dwarf Asian Pear
Owari Mandarin
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crowjoy: farmingcrowjoy on May 16th, 2016 12:05 pm (UTC)
Oh a dwarf mulberry is extremely appealing!
mdehners: thorfishmdehners on May 16th, 2016 02:59 pm (UTC)
I know! I LOVE Mulberries, esp the White ones. Unfortunately, there aren't any dwarf Whites. And the nice thing about them is that you don't have to drag them indoors or cover during Freezes.