I was wondering when these were going to ripen but they ended up being crunch tasty peaches this year instead of soft ones. Which was actually awesome as they didn’t fall off and rot when neglected for a week or so 😉
Small but tasty. Definitely not tart, even hubby liked them this year. I wonder what makes them soft and juicy some years and other years like this batch….
Some thing to do with weather… I love natures variety but am sad I have to wait a whole year to sample more!
All these we’re from container trees/plants. Seems like a got fewer blueberries this year. Southmoon definitely produces tastier larger berries. Misty is tasty too but some are small but seems to have a longer fruiting season.
Here’s another batch of peaches from earlier in the week.
Another jar of paler peaches from earlier in the year. These are from the tropic prince tree. Did not taste too good. Very tart and softer. Occasional juicy one. These were falling off the tree back in April so it picked them all.
Surprisingly, my neglected garden isn’t as bountiful as it was when I tended to it more. Peaches are small, blueberries are fewer…
Still, the few I get taste good.
My pineapple guava is flowering once again, I think last year it didn’t do so much.
And excitingly, my olive tree is flowering. The flowers are tiny! I just bought this little tree about a month or two ago.
Finally, my fennel is starting to look like fennel. Boy these take a long time to grow but are very pretty plants.
Tropic Prince a couple of weeks ago.
Tropic Beauty just blossoming.
South moon blueberries flowering
New pink lemonade blueberries. First season growing this. Quite excited to try the berries when they happen.
Trusty Misty blueberries. Earliest to fruit. Actually, I think Misty never went 100% dormant. I got a couple of berries a week all though winter here in San Diego.
My husband just commented that these photos don’t look very healthy! Well that’s because they’re just flowering out of dormancy back in feb! Berries and more leaves to come soon!
So these are southmoon and misty blueberry bushes. They’re so amazingly productive and are doing so well in these small pots I am thinking of ditching all the other plants and just growing blueberries! I am so happy with these. Last weekend got a small handful of blueberries, this weekend, I got two handfuls that didn’t even make them back to the house. I love my weekly blueberry harvest.
Here’s some pics of ones to be ripened as I ate all the tasty ripe ones before taking pics.