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Fruit Plants

and Trees

We have a wide range of fruiting plants available.  From fruit trees and vines to shrubs and bushes.
Some of these are perfectly sized for growing in containers, small city gardens or home orchards.
We also stock some incredible indigenous edible plants for your backyard.

Citrus: Lemon ‘Rough Lemon’

Mid-season, medium juice content, sweeter that Eureka, skin makes a good zest for cooking, numerous seeds, vigorous tree, very long bearing season
Well drained, sandy soil, rich in organic matter. To loosen soil, mix compost or dehydrated cow manure into soil. In winter, allow soil to dry out between watering.  In summer, frequent watering is required

80 cm to 1 m tree 

in 4 litre plantbag

K50

Citrus:  Satsuma Mandarin ‘Big mandarin’

Early to mid-season, medium to large fruit, attractive reddish-orange rind, easy to peel,  sweet and juicy, fine texture and rich flavour, seedless or  moderately seedy
Well drained, sandy soil, rich in organic matter.  Cover roots with a thick layer of mulch to deter weeds and keep roots moist and cool.

80 cm to 1 m grafted tree
4 litre plant bag
K100

Citrus: Orange ‘Washington navel’

Mid-season, Popular backyard orange, small to medium tree with a rounded shape, large, firm, seedless fruit, juicy, sweet and delicious
Navels are best for eating fresh out of hand. Well drained, sandy soil, rich in organic matter.  To loosen soil, mix compost or dehydrated cow manure into soil. In winter, allow soil to dry out between watering.  In summer, frequent watering is required

80 cm to 1m grafted tree
4 litre plant bag
K100

Fig ‘Adam’
Ripens March to April, medium sized fruit, very sweet, brown-black skin with reddish flesh, Fresh fruit, drying and jams, Strong grower
Full sun, Very well draining soil. Medium water. Mulch twice a year to keep soil moisture consistent. Keep mulch 15 cm away from the trunk of the tree. Compost and rotted manure are excellent mulches for figs.

60 cm tree
4 litre plant bag
K100

Grape ‘Concord seeded’

Large bunches, deep purple to black, seeded, medium- size berries, slip-skin, very aromatic, most popular for making jelly, juice, pies, soft drinks and candy
Grown on a greater variety of soils, under a wider range of climatic conditions than any other variety of grape, vines are vigorous and productive

60 cm vine
4 litre plant bag
K50

Grape ‘Crimson seedless’

Mid to late season, table grape, red oval berries, crisp texture, good fruity aroma, intense sweet flavour, keeps well on the vine, excellent shelf life, good resistance to powdery mildew

Full sun, free-draining, deep, loose, fertile, soils. Each vine needs about 1.8 m of space.

60 cm vine
4 litre plant bag
K100

Grape ‘White Hanepoot’

Produce medium-sized bunches, green skin and clear flesh, turns yellowish when ripe, strong muscat flavour and taste, extremely sweet, juicy texture, used for juicing, table, drying or winemaking
Full sun, well drained, sandy soil, adept at weathering the heat, a compost mulch can be applied once a year during the hottest summer months for best results

60 cm vine
4 litre plant bag
K100

Hylocereus costaricensis (Red Dragon Fruit)
Pitaya roja is a large, climbing cactus plant, bright red skin, purple-red flesh, juicy, sweet, tastes like a combination of a kiwi and a pear. Many health benefits
Loose, well-draining soil, high in organic matter. Medium water. Apply a thick layer of mulch. Fruit contains high amounts of vitamin C, has a high fiber content, good source of B-complex vitamins, potassium, phosphorus, protein and antioxidants.

40 cm succulent vine
4 litre plant bag
K50

Mango ‘Tommy Atkins’

Early season, large fruit, attractive skin colour, fibreless, good shelf life, medium-sized tree, tolerant to bacterial black spot
Water trees deeply. Allow the soil to dry to a depth of several inches before watering again. 

70 cm grafted tree
4 litre plant bag
K100

Mulberry black

Very easy to grow, fruit is very nutritious with many medicinal properties and can be eaten fresh out of hand or to make jams, pies, tarts, puddings,  Silvopasture, Leaves are highly palatable and digestible, an excellent protein-rich fodder for livestock and can be used as supplements replacing concentrates for dairy cattle, it  increase milk production of lactating goats, cows, sheep and rabbits, and improve livestock productivity.
Full sun, will thrive in degraded soils but prefers compost-rich, well-drained soil, very drought tolerant, fast growing, resistant to all major pest and diseases

1 m tree K80
1.5 m tree K140
2 m tree K200

Pachira glabra (Saba Nut)

Evergreen tree, fast-growing, smooth green trunk often swollen at the base, popular indoor and outdoor container plant, edible nuts, best eaten and stored roasted, or ground into flour, young leaves and flowers are also edible, air-purifying plant
Full sun to partial shade, medium water needs, drought tolerant, compost-rich, well-drained soil, tolerates wet soil, resistant to most pests and diseases, may grow 7 to 10 m high

5 year old trees, already started to fruit – K200

Passiflora edulis (Pruple Granadilla)
Purple skin, delicious, juicy, very aromatic fruit, seeded pulp-filled centre, striking flowers, vines are fast growing and vigorous, need a sturdy trellis structure, richer aroma and flavour than the yellow variety
Full sun. Medium water needs. Deep, loose soil that contains plenty of organic material. Apply a generous layer of mulch. Add compost or manure every year.

50 cm vine
5 litre plant bag
K50

Passiflora mollissima (Banana passionfruit)

Pulp is edible and very tasty, sweet, tart, and tangy flavor, tropical taste with subtle peach and nectarine-like nuances, edible seeds, eaten fresh, ice creams, drinks, and smoothies and cocktails, produce fruits year-round, with a peak season in spring and summer, rich in Vitamin A and C and antioxidants, very attractive pink flowers
Full sun. Moderate Watering. Rich, loose, well-draining soil. Apply a generous layer of mulch. Extremely fast growing vine

50 cm vine
5 litre plant bag
K50

Soursop  (Annona muricata)

Large soft juicy fruits with a sweet-sour tropical flavour, the fruit and the leaves contains Vitamins B1, B2, B3, C, Folate, Calcium, Iron, Potassium, Magnesium and many antioxidants. Make a powerful immune boosting tea form the leaves to defend your body against viruses and bacteria, Fruits are eaten raw or used in smoothies, juices and ice creams.
Full sun, medium water, rich, loose soil, evergreen tree, highly resistant to pests and diseases

4 year old trees, already started to fruit – K200

 

Pineapple ‘Smooth Cayenne’

Very large fruits, high juice content, high sugar, low acid flavour, light yellow flesh, excellent for juicing and canning and baking, little or no spines
Full sun, loose, free draining, sandy loam soil, wait until the soil has dried out before watering

Srong plants
2 years old
4 litre plant bag
K50

Pomegranate ‘Wonderful’

Late-ripening, large fruit, dark purple-red, medium-thick rind, deep-red, juicy, winey pulp, medium-hard seeds. Plants are vigorous and productive.
Dense, bushy, deciduous shrub, 2‒4 m tall, grow best in loamy soil with good drainage, drought tolerant but grows better with a good supply of water

70 cm tree
4 litre plant bag
K100

Strawberry ‘Tioga’

Vigorous growing variety, medium to large berries, very sweet, high yields over a long period, freeze well, pest and disease resistant
Well drained, fertile soils, enrich with compost and manure, mulch well between the plants with straw to reduce heat, cold and water stress and reduce weed invasion, very good runner and plantlets production

4 Mature plants in a large
4 cavity tray
K60

Tamarillo (Tree tomato) Yellow and Red

Fast growing, evergreen, fruit tree, self-pollinating, very productive, bears fruit in abundance over several months, fruit can be eaten raw, in fruit salads, cooked as a fruit sauce, used in salsa or made into jam, intense tangy, sweet-tart, delicious flavour, may be compared to kiwifruit, granadilla and guava, high in Vit. A, Vit B6, Vit. C, Vit. E, iron, fibre, antioxidants and low in carbohydrates
Full sun, rich, moist, but well-drained soil, average water, mulch well at all times, light pruning after fruiting is recommended, 1.5 – 2 m high

50 cm tree
4 litre plant bag
K50