Our catalogue is a comprehensive guide to the fruit, nuts and bush food is that we grow. Includes a guide to the care and planting of fruit trees, climatic zone and essential reason for growing your own food.
Most common variety grown due to its excellent quality fruit. This selection is seed grown from selected quality fruit. Bowens are naturally polyembryonic hence are virtually true to type from seed. Cropping begins in 3-4years, with identical fruit quality to grafted trees.
Resistant to both 'Berry Disease' and 'Coffee Rust' this tree was developed and recommended for growing in the Northern Rivers Area by NSW Agriculture Department after extensive trials at Alstonville NSW. An open spreading variety, it is a reliable cropper, producing large flavour-filled beans; it is also the recommended variety for those who intend to harvest mechanically.
This bright red cherry-like fruit has varying tastes during different stages in maturity. When fully ripe the fruit is juicy and aromatic with its acid content giving it a sweet acid apple-like flavour. The tree can produce a number or crops each year, making for quite a long harvest season. Our selection we grow is called the acerola Florida Sweet Cherry and is a pleasant eating variety that is not too sour. The most notable feature of Acerola Cherry is its very high Vitamin C content, once grown commercially just for its Vitamin C. The acerola is we