One of the most widely recognised red grape varieties, Cabernet Sauvignon is grown in almost every grape growing region of the world for the high quality wine produced from the fruits. Well suited to regions with cool winters and long dry summers.
A large deciduous tree suitable for parks and larger gardens, it can grow to 50m tall and is the tallest eastern hardwood. It is fast growing and produces large attractive flowers that are pale green or yellow with bright orange centers.
If you have the space this is an excellent specimen tree for cooler climates.
A small, dense tree with excellent year-round colour. Magnificent bronze-purple foliage is combined with a good shape and a useful size to make an attractive specimen tree for a protected area in the landscape.
Should not be planted in exposed areas where hot summer winds may stress the tree. Leaves may suffer scorch in very hot sun.
Cross between the blackberry and the red raspberry. The long cylindrical berry is a delightful dusky purple-red when ripe. The aromatic fruit becomes sweeter when sun-ripened and is delicious eaten fresh or used in preserves and desserts.
Excellent feature tree with its attractive glossy foliage that emerges as ruby-red, turns bronze-green and then yellow-gold in autumn. The 'Ruby Lace' variety grows to thornless, small to medium-sized tree and has a open, spreading canopy and attractive, fine, weeping foliage. Fast-growing, heat and drought tolerant.
Gordo Blanco is a medium sized firm crispy grape with a muscat flavour. Is Self fertile and matures in February. This grape is an all rounder, eaten fresh ,used in raisin production and makes a wonderful white wine having a sweet earthy flavour.
Jumbo Nut, high yielding. Preferred variety for all markets. It requires cross pollination with the Halls Giant. The tree is moderately vigorous and has few suckers and is an abundant cropper. The shell is moderately firm and light brown with pronounced darker-colored stripes. Nuts are large and attractive, averaging 4.2 g, and have a kernel percentage of 48%.
Halls Giant is the main pollinator for Ennis. It does not produce a big crop of nuts but it does shed large amounts of pollen late in the season. Every planting of hazelnuts should contain at least 20% pollinators.
A medium sized deciduous tree to 15-25 meters. The bark of this ornamental tree is white with black markings. Silver birch prefers a cool winter and warm summer and it is tolerant of poor soils. Widely planted in parks and gardens where it it grown for its beautiful white bark and gracefully drooping shoots. Silver birch wood can make excellent timber for carving kitchen utensils such as wooden spoons and spatulas: its very mild, sweet flavour does not contaminate food, and it has an attractive pale colour. Bark can be heated and the resin collected; the resin is an excellent water proof