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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.

Casimiroa edulis (Mexican apple/White Sapote)

Fruits are rich in protein, carbohydrate, minerals and vitamins, many medicinal uses, sweet, peach-like flavour, butter-textured flesh, blooms and fruits twice a year, average fruit yields are high
Medium water needs, rich, well-draining soil, evergreen tree, spreading, drooping branches, broad leafy crown

1 m tree
4 litre plant bag

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

Goji Berry ‘Red Goji’

Shrubby plant, orange-red, oval berries eaten raw, cooked, dried, herbal teas, juices, medicines, very high in many vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Also called ‘wolfberry’
Full sun, medium water needs, rich, well-draining soil, improve the texture and fertility of the soil with compost and manure, fruiting starts 2 years after planting, prune and thin out branches after the harvesting, 1 to 3 m

50 cm bush
4 litre plant bag

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

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

Mango ‘Tommy Atkins’

Early, large fruit, attractive skin colour, fibreless, good shelf life, medium 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

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

1.2 m tree
5 litre plant bag

Musa velutina (Dwarf Pink Banana)
Small, pink, velvety bananas, sweet and edible, hard black seeds, generally grown as an ornamental, partial shade, excellent indoor plant
Rich, fertile soil. Amend with lots of organic matter and chicken manure.  Apply a good mulch. Average water needs.  2m tall.

40 cm plant
4 litre plant bag

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

70 cm grafted tree
4 litre plant bag

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

1.2 m tree
5 litre plant bag

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

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

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

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

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