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BonsaiBeast

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A Very Small Fruiting Bush?
« on: May 06, 2019, 06:12:00 PM »
I have some areas against my house, under windows, which could really use some bushes.

Is there anything that fruits which will stay essentially only a couple feet tall?

I was thinking of Monstera Deliciosa but that seems like it would keep climbing..

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Re: A Very Small Fruiting Bush?
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2019, 06:19:57 PM »
Pitomba, it will get big but its a very slow growing Eugenia and easily kept under control.

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Re: A Very Small Fruiting Bush?
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2019, 07:31:26 PM »
> Is there anything that fruits which will stay essentially only a couple feet tall?

Melons for example, Strawberries (need water)... for hot and dry exposures there is Arachis also

None of them are bushes of course, but you don't need to put limits to your work. Cucurbitaceae or Solanaceae (Solanum, Physalis) can made very versatile subshrubs

full sun or shadowed area?
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Re: A Very Small Fruiting Bush?
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2019, 10:17:04 PM »
Eugenia pitanga or Eugenia reinwardtiana

Eugenia uniflora can be kept small

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Re: A Very Small Fruiting Bush?
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2019, 01:43:22 AM »
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Re: A Very Small Fruiting Bush?
« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2019, 06:19:57 PM »
Arabica coffee can easily be kept as a shrub. Blueberries are another possibility. 
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Re: A Very Small Fruiting Bush?
« Reply #6 on: May 07, 2019, 06:31:33 PM »
Everything can stay small if you keep em pruned. Grumichama can be shaped into a nice hedge. Good luck mate.
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Re: A Very Small Fruiting Bush?
« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2019, 07:17:41 AM »
Blueberries in California, mmm... probably not. Will not stand a dry summer..

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Re: A Very Small Fruiting Bush?
« Reply #8 on: May 08, 2019, 08:21:47 PM »
Blueberries in California, mmm... probably not. Will not stand a dry summer..

Many people grow blueberries in north and south California. Irrigation is a must but it is for a lot of other plants too. Sunshine blue is a dwarf shb blueberry which is more tolerant of higher ph than others

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Re: A Very Small Fruiting Bush?
« Reply #9 on: May 08, 2019, 10:11:20 PM »
Blueberries do fine here.  You have to get the low chill "highbush" types. 
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Re: A Very Small Fruiting Bush?
« Reply #10 on: May 09, 2019, 12:53:07 AM »
Natal plum

 

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