Questions tagged: when to harvest

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Carl
Answer: Dear Carl, The time to pick the fruit when it has reached its maturity is when the stem pulls easily from the fruit without tearing and the fruit h...
Answered: 02:37PM, 08 Jan 2010
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ashley
Answer: Dear Ashley, You can harvest the fruit when the surface of the fruit is somewhat soft to the touch and being readily indented when light pressure i...
Answered: 03:16PM, 15 Jan 2010
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angela
Answer: Dear Angela, Most varieties of carrots take three to four months to mature. You can pick them whenever it suits. The smaller carrots will be very...
Answered: 10:21AM, 31 Oct 2011
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carol
Answer: Hi Carol, The roots of beetroot are generally ready for pulling 10 weeks after sowing the seed. Start pulling alternate roots early. This spreads...
Answered: 03:20PM, 13 Feb 2012
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Wendy
Answer: Hi Wendy, How lucky you are to have such a delicious fruit growing in your garden. The time to pick the fruit is Autumn/Winter. I have attached a...
Answered: 09:37AM, 07 May 2012
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Sandra
Answer: Hi Sandra, Thank you for sending the photo. What a healthy lot of fruit you have on your tree. Pomegranates ripen in late autumn. Some fruit wil...
Answered: 04:30PM, 14 Feb 2013
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Wendy
Answer: Hi Wendy, Depending upon which variety you have grown, it will take approx. 90 days from when you first planted the seed potatoes. Not all potatoe...
Answered: 03:40PM, 26 Sep 2014
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Mel
Answer: Hi Mel, As you have already harvested some spears from your asparagus plants, they are obviously 3-4 years old at this stage. During the warmer wea...
Answered: 02:23PM, 18 Dec 2014
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Ed
Answer: Hi Ed, Glad to hear you were successful in hand-pollinating your Jap pumpkins. If bees are scarce, maybe you could encourage them into your garden...
Answered: 04:02PM, 04 May 2015