An attractive fern-like perennial that can produce fresh tasty spears for over 20 years if the beds are well-maintained. Valuable investment in the long term vegetable garden. Plant these established crowns into rich well drained soil in your garden and you will be rewarded with delicious fresh asparagus spears every spring.
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%
Perhaps the most widely eaten grape and one of the older varieties of seedless grapes. Oblong shaped grapes, with a light green skin, very sweet and juicy with a high sugar content, with half as glucose, and half as fructose. Prefers hot dry climate free of humidity.
Crimson seedless grapes have elongated pinkish-red fruits with crisp firm skin and juicy pulp. The flavour is sweetly-tart and almost spicy. Delicious eaten fresh as a healthy snack or in fruit salads and cheese platters.
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 vigorous heavy bearing table grape, it is a hybrid of Thompson and Cardinal that produces large clusters of medium-large sweet red grapes. The vines require a long growing season and perform badly in cool damp areas or hot humid coastal climates. It is well suited to areas with hot dry summers.
White oval, seedless sultana type grape, tastes absolutely beautiful. Prefers hot dry growing conditions. Will be available as well established Bare root plants in winter. Wholesale pricing applies to quantity orders.
A delicious seedless Sultana grape with a distinctive sweet floral aroma and refreshing mild taste. These clusters make the perfect healthy snack or delicious addition to your next cheese plate. Great choice for drying into honey sweet raisins.
Compact apple tree growing to only 2m high making it ideal for containers, courtyards, decks and balconies. It has delicious fruit that ripen two weeks earlier than the Pink Lady but are similar in flavour. Grows well in all temperate climates of Australia. Partially self pollinating, planting with Granny Smith will improve fruit set.
Dark green leaves turning bright red in autumn and small, unpalatable, blue-black grapes. This vigorous, deciduous, ornamental climber has deeply impressed veins on the leaves and thick, brown felt underneath. Performing best in full sun. It is a fast-growing plant that can reach up to 25m (82ft) although it will take some years to get to this height! Due to its size and density of leaf cover, it's best planted on its own.
A small deciduous shrub whose berries are used to make elderberry wine. Elderberry plants are also grown as ornamental plants in the garden and are frost tolerant. Full sun and a well drained humus rich soil will provide the best results. A deciduous suckering shrub growing 3m or more. The berries and flowers are edible, but other parts of the plant are poisonous, containing toxic calcium oxalate crystals.
High density flowering of double pink peach blossom in spring make this tree a delight in the garden, it produces white fleshed full sized freestone peaches in early summer Often ripening in time for Christmas. No pollination required. Sometimes referred to as a Super Dwarf Peach Tree. This is an ideal tree to get the kids involved in growing their own fruit in the garden!
A primocane selection which fruits in the autumn. The mid to dark red plump fruits that have a delicious flavour. Self fertile, earlier than Heritage. Can be used for eating fresh, jams and freezing. Easy to grow, this is a great plant for children or beginners.
Stunning and unique red flesh are the highlight of this new variety of apple. It is a beautiful backyard tree to grow, producing an attractive flush of burgundy coloured spring growth, dark bark and deep red skin also make this a pretty tree. Blackspot and powdery mildew resistant it only grow to about 2.5m and is perfect for pots.
Pollinators - Granny Smith, Pinkabelle and Pink Lady
Thornless Ever-bearing type with absolutely no prickles and excellent flavoured fruit of good size. Crops on the new growth, fruiting from late summer onwards. Prune each winter by removing all canes. Grows to around 1.2 metres.
Thornless mildew resistant Gooseberry, red sweet fruit when fully ripe. Requires cold winters and a moist partial shaded area rich in organic matter. Small deciduous bush producing many green gooseberry fruit in Summer.
A hardy, compact tree growing to 2 meters at full maturity. Often called the Super Dwarf Valley Red. Long thin leaves are glossy and dark green. A beautiful display of rose-pink flowers are produced in spring. A moderate crop of fruit is produced mid-late season. Size and shape is medium and round to oblong. Skin colour is orange-yellow with a deep red blush. Flesh is golden when ripe and the eating quality is very good, with a melting sweet flavour. High Chill, not suited to Warm climates
Medium sized round fruit with dark red skin and yellow to pink flesh. It has a sweet taste with slight bitterness near the stone - clingstone. Grows to a height of 2m and a width of 2m. Matures early to mid January. Partially self fertile, pollinates with Mariposa or satsuma. Used for fresh fruit, stewing preserves and jams. Vigorous upright growth habit. This is a very popular variety for home gardens and has good keeping qualities. Plant in a sunny position with well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until
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. Thorny.
The vines bear pinkish-red grapes that are very large and rounded like plums. Bunches are large, conical and well filled. The fruit has large seeds and is crisp and crunchy with a delicate flavour and fleshy pulp.
Possibly the whitest flowering blossom tree. Flowering cherries are not just beautiful from a distance, each flower is a work of art - naturally beautiful. The Japanese have a festival celebrating the cherry blossom. Spreading tree to 10m wide, 5 m high. Foliage has lovely orange tones in the winter. Suitable for cooler climates only.
A new dwarf selection of the Angel Peach. It has donut shaped fruit and is a very sweet white fleshed variety, which is more soft and juicy in texture compared with standard peaches. Performs best in temperate climates.
A late maturing cherry tree with a bright appearance. Large, dark red to mahogany in colour. Red flesh, firm and juicy. An excellent bearer and grower. Late Season. Self-fertile, it is suitable for growing in warm temperate and cool temperate regions.
The Super Dwarf Sunset Nectarine has beautiful red leaves throughout the year. The plant grows to approximate 1-1.5m height x 0.8m width. It has high density flowers and single pink blossoms in spring. The full sized, yellow flesh nectarines mature in November/December in Subtropical areas and December early January in cooler areas so you can avoid the rush of going to the supermarket to get your early season Summer fruit - just grow your own! This is also the ideal fruit tree to inspire kids to grow their own food in the garden
Large heart shaped blood plums, dark red skin with some spotting, and deep red, juicy sweet flesh with excellent flavour. Fruit is soft when fully ripe - Semi-Freestone. Grows to a height of 2m and a width of 2m. Fruits mature late January - early February. One of the largest blood Plums, used for fresh fruit, preserves, jams and juices. An upright vigorous growing tree. Plant in a sunny position with well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilize when planting and again after ne
This well structured and very adaptable tree features some of the best autumn foliage colourings of the hybrid red maples, but is most useful as a medium to large shade tree for car parks, amenity areas around buildings, medium to large properties and for street, avenue or park plantings. Wide range of soil and climatic conditions including relatively wet sites and moderate air pollution. Heat, low levels of drought and cold conditions.
Green Gage is a European type plum with small-medium sized, roundish fruit with greenish-yellow skin. Flesh is amber-yellow coloured, firm, freestone. Good, sweet flavour. Tends to bear biannually. A favourite for cooking, canning and desserts. Ripens in late summer. Mid-season blooming. Forms relatively small tree. High chill.
A new dwarf selection of this excellent, self-pollinating almond that bears heavy crops of soft-shelled almonds with a good, sweet flavour. The kernals are broad, full and oval in shape, they are mid season. The tree has an upright form and is a self pollinating large Papershell. Almonds require a climate with dry Summer/Autumn and cool winters.
A Fleming's quality introduction Produces firm, large, crimson red, heart shaped fruit with an excellent sweet flavour. Precocious and heavy bearing. An excellent choice for the home orchard. Used for fresh fruit, jam and preserving. Mid- to late season maturity. Suitable for small to medium gardens.
Nijisseiki Mid season maturity. A heavy bearing spreading variety. Medium sized round fruit of excellent eating quality with yellowish green clear skin and moderate sugar content. Shinsui Early season maturity. Russet-golden brown, excellent eating quality, crisp slightly gritty, high sugar and acid.
Slightly more sour than its relative the blackcurrant, and is cultivated mainly for jams and cooked dishes. Currants require a cold winter and can be grown in areas that may be too wet and shady for other fruit.
Highly regarded due to its excellent flavour and attractive appearance. Medium sized, orange-red in colour deepening to bright red and mottled with carmine over a deep yellow background. The flesh is very aromatic, yellow-white, fine-grained, crisp and very juicy. When ripe apples are shaken, the seeds make a rattling sound as they are only loosely held in the apple flesh. Cox's Orange Pippin may be eaten out of hand or brewed in cider.
A new dwarf selection of the Fantasia nectarine, large yellow fleshed fruits have excellent flavour. The skin ripens to a beautiful red with yellow tints.These delicious freestone fruits are eaten fresh, dried or stewed. Suitable for temperate climates.
A stunning ornamental plants with attractive purple foliage. Huge clusters of lemony-scented pink flowers attract butterflies in the early summer and are followed byt the versatile glossy black berries.
The quince is valued for its high pectin content and is used frequently in jams, jellies and cosmetics. This fruit is one of the few that must be cooked as it is too tart, hard and unpalatable to eat raw. The quince tree has been cultivated by people for thousands of years. Originating from Turkey and Iran this is a fruit with a fascinating history, it features strongly in the history and mythology of both Greece and Rome. Trees are very long lived and have a beautiful, gnarly twisted appearance, they are exceptionally hardy and can withstand both periods of dry and severe cold. Smyrna - A
From Emerald Lake in the Dandenong region. It is a beautiful spreading tree that is almost weeping in habit. Very prolific, tends to bear heavily which greatly influences nut size. A distinctive orange-tan coloured nut without stripes. Evidence of Asian parentage.
A small to medium sized tree with a spreading habit. The large double flowers start as bright pink buds, as the buds open the outer petals become a soft pink and the centers white. These beautiful blooms are produced in abundance. Attractive autumn foliage. Suitable for cooler climates only
Large, rich golden fruit with some red blush. Flesh is deep yellow and firm. Good flavour, excellent for jam, preserving and drying. This apricot is a 'Moorpark' strain, but matures about three weeks earlier.
Excellent, self-pollinating almond that bears heavy crops of soft-shelled almonds with a good, sweet flavour. The kernels are broad, full and oval in shape, they are mid season. The tree has an upright form and is a self pollinating large Papershell. Almonds require a climate with dry Summer/Autumn and cool winters.
Spring Satin is a cross between an apricot and a plum. Fruits are large with reddish black skin and golden red flesh, they are firm and very sweet, simply delicious! Beautiful blossoms in spring, fruit ripens December. Partially self fertile but benefits from pollination with other plums and apricots the Santa Rosa is a good choice or any of the Japanese plums.
An attractive, white-fleshed peach with excellent quality. Produces commercial grade peaches that are very sweet, firm and juicy, freestone. Used for fresh fruit and drying. Late-season maturity. Tree grows 4 x 4m
Compact, columnar tree. A late dessert apple with a crisp texture. Skin colour is flushed red over a green ground cover. Crisp and juicy. Excellent flavour with a slight tang. White spring flowers, with splashes of pale pink.
Extremely sweet, yellow fleshed fruit with red to dark red skin. Heavy and regular bearer of small fruit, long-oval in shape. Excellent for drying and jam making. Mid- to late season maturity. Requires a cold winter as it is high chill.
An Australian plum variety. Medium size vigorous tree which produces large 63-70mm fruit. Having a great shelf life and storage capability Amber Jewel matures one month after Santa Rosa with a sweet, unique flavour and meaty crisp texture. Trees are partially self fertile Santa Rosa is a compatible pollinators.
Purple coloured oval-shaped fruit. Very sweet yellow flesh with a freestone. A prolific bearer, dAgen is excellent for fresh fruit and drying. Fruit should be fully mature to ensure maximum sugar content. Pollination, other prune cultivars or Coe's Golden Drop, Green Gage plums. High Chill.
Tasty Zee Late-season maturity. An attractive, white-fleshed peach with excellent quality. Produces commercial grade peaches that are very sweet, firm and juicy, freestone. Used for fresh fruit and drying. Double Jewel Mid-season maturity. The attractive bright pink double blossom and the pleasant tasting quality fruit makes Double Jewel an excellent choice for the home garden. Yellow flesh, medium textured and juicy. Freestone.
Long red-black berries, maturing from Late November on. When fully ripe the fruit is very sweet and juicy with an unusual, slightly acid taste. This is a smaller tree with very good crops. Annual pruning is required as fruit is produced on new seasons growth.
A traditional tasting mid season apricot with deep orange coloured skin and very sweet flesh. Suitable for temperate regions with 450 hours chilling. Partially self pollinating but will benefit from pollination with other apricots.
Large, first quality fruit, purplish-crimson in colour with a pale blue bloom. Flesh yellow, with a red blush coming from just below the skin. Mildly sweet, with some tartness near skin and stone. Good bearer, considered to be one of the best plums.
Summer fruiting raspberry that holds fruit well on the canes so that you can revisit every few days to pick fruit at premium ripeness. Sturdy almost thornless canes carry sweet fat fruit in mid-summer.
These bushes produce masses of berries, high in Vitamin C. Ideal fruit for making jams, juice and even liqueur. Highly frost tolerant requires an area where winters are cold. Plant into rich moist free draining soil in a site protected from strong hot winds. Full sun or a site that gets late afternoon shade. Tolerant of heavy wet soils.
The Ya Li pear has very white, very juicy and very sweet flesh, with a satisfying crunch to it. The skin and the flesh texture is smooth making it a scrumptious delight. It pollinates well with all other nashis.
Large, golden yellow, pear shaped fruit with a mild flavour. Excellent when preserved. The flesh becomes a beautiful dark red when cooked and the conserve, quince jelly, is one of the best. A very hardy small tree that thrives and bears well.
A neatly rounded tree growing to approx 6 metres in height. Known for one of the best autumn colour variety within the Japanese maples. Its green foliage turns a fiery crimson in autumn. It has a broad vase shaped growth habit usually multi-stemmed. Clusters of small red flowers can be found in Spring.
Making a dense hedge if pruned, or a small shade tree with beautifully textured bark if untrained, this quince is both ornamental and practical. Unlike the ornamental quinces, this one produces a proper-sized fruit, up to 7 inches long, used for preserves, syrups and liqueurs.
Brings the flavours of a plum and an apricot together in one delightful new fruit. This is a prolific cropping variety that fruits from early to mid-summer. Red to deep plum coloured skin with mulberry red flesh. Suitable to cool temperate areas. Suggested pollinator - Mariposa
A sweet, medium sized, yellow fleshed, cling stone nectarine that is easy to grow and delicious to eat. Harvest is from mid October to mid November in warmer climates and December to January in cooler climates. Perfect for Southern Qld and coastal NSW where the winters are warm.
A juicy apple with a mild sweet flavour and crisp, creamy yellow flesh. Excellent for eating fresh, cutting into salads or adding to the kids lunch box. They are a thin skinned apple. A high chill variety for cooler regions.
Young leaves are coppery red in spring, turning green in the summer. Masses of bright, double pink blossoms smother the tree in the spring. Prefers moist, well drained soil and will flower best in a full sun position.
Medium to large size for low chill season. Rounded, slightly ovate in shape. Well coloured with red blush on the exposed fruit, over a creamy-white ground colour. White, melting flesh.
Maturity: Ripens about 75 days after bloom. (About 2 to 3 weeks after 'TropicBeauty').
Climate: Best suited to warm termperate.
Comments: Suited to areas that receive minimal cold weather during the winter months. This cultivar should perform well along coastal regions from Sydney through to Nambour, Qld and in the coastal area
Spring Satin is a cross between an apricot and a plum. Fruits are large with reddish black skin and golden red flesh, they are firm and very sweet, simply delicious! Beautiful blossoms in spring, fruit ripens December. Productive, vigorous tree grows to approximately 4m at maturity. Partially self fertile but benefits from pollination with other plums and apricots the Santa Rosa is a good choice or any of the Japanese plums.
Bulida is a well known and popular Apricot that produces large golden orange fruit. The fruit is firm and very sweet and juicy. Grows to a height of 2m and a width of 2m. Fruits mature early to mid December. Self pollinating. Medium chill makes this a variety that can be grown in most temperate regions of Australia. Plant in a well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilise when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune tree when planting to encourage new growth.
Multigraft trees are an alternative for small gardens where space is limited and several types of fruit are desired. Suitable cultivars for cross pollination have been grafted on to the one tree. Gala is early to mid-season. Red Delicious is mid-season. Pink Lady - Cripps Pink is late season.
A specially selected, budded cultivar. Produces large brown nuts with a predominant stripe. Excellent quality nut for roasting. In addition to their nuts, Chestnuts are valuable as ornamental trees for larger gardens. Prefers well drained, acid soils. Mid-season maturity.
Peach - Okee Dokee, Orcino - Exciting new flat style peach with yellow flesh and excellent flavour. As with all peaches, they are easy to grow. With a Nectarine - Okee Dokee, Mesembrine - Exciting new flat style nectarine with juicy yellow flesh and excellent flavour. As with all nectarines, they are easy to grow. Flat peaches and nectarines will pack into the lunchbox no worries ! The kids will love them !
Multi-graft trees are an alternative for small gardens where space is limited and several types of fruit are desired. Suitable cultivars for cross pollination have been grafted on to the one tree. Crimson Crisp is an easy care apple. This gorgeous, apple makes excellent eating. Flesh is creamy-white, moderately firm and with a mild flavour. Bred for resistance to apple scab, making it low maintenance and just right for home gardeners. Pixie Crunch is a bright, crisp and tasty apple is a delight to eat, and has the advantage of being bred for resistance to apple scab, making it low maintena
A small cocktail Pear, very sweet fruit, with green skin and attractive blush. Best eaten fresh, used on cheese platters and in children’s lunch boxes. Plant in a sunny position with well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilize when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune tree when planting to encourage new growth. Pollinate with a Packham’s Triumph. Matures, late February, early March (Mid Season)
Large, round fruit with deep pink to red skin over a yellow-green background and a heavy bloom. Flesh is creamy white. The tree is a heavy producing variety, the fruit are sweet, firm and juicy. Used for its fresh fruits, jams and stewing.
Multigraft trees are an alternative for small gardens where space is limited and several types of fruit are desired. Suitable cultivars for cross pollination have been grafted on to the one tree. Gala is Early to mid-season. Red Fuji, Mid- to late season and Pink Lady cv.'Cripp's Pink' is a late season variety.
Mariposa - Mid-season. A popular blood plum with large, heart shaped fruit. Excellent sweet flavour and very dark red, juicy flesh. Sweeter, larger and softer than 'Satsuma'. Used for fresh fruit, juice, jam and stewing. Suitable for small to medium gardens. Flavor Supreme - Mid-season. Pluot Flavour Supreme interspecific plum (meaning plum/apricot hybrid) is one of a new generation of traditionally bred plums with a bright, very sweet flavour. Flesh is pinkish-red and as fruit matures deepens to a darker red.
An excellent, sweet, white-fleshed cherry with very good flavour. A new blush-style cherry, recently released to Australia. Medium fruit size. Upright tree habit. Early to mid season, it benefits from being planted with Stella or Lapins.
A Fleming's quality introduction. Pluot; 'Flavour Supreme' interspecific plum (meaning plum/apricot hybrid) is one of a new generation of traditionally bred plums with a bright, very sweet flavour. 'Flavour Supreme' does not have the tart aftertaste of many plums; this has been replaced with the aroma of the apricot that forms part of its parentage. Pluot interspecific plums are as easy to grow as any regular plum. Suitable pollinizer: 'Mariposa'.