Deciduous Fruit Trees
Deciduous Fruit Trees are simply fruit trees that lose their leaves in winter. We have a massive range to choose from. Our ever-increasing dwarf range is suitable for those people wanting to plant in pots or people with smaller backyards.
These deciduous trees are best planted in winter when they have no leaves. The trees have been grown in the ground and dug up and potted into pots ready for sale. Our entire range is available from June each year, but be quick as once they are sold we don’t get new stock until the following winter.
AVAILABLE NOW - Our deciduous fruit trees have now arrived in the nursery. We have a large range including super dwarf, dwarf, semi-dwarf and regular trees.
APPLES (Malus domestica)
Apples require a cold climate in order to produce fruit. Some varieties require more 'chill hours' (hours below 7 degrees each year) than others. Apples also need cross pollination.
SUPER DWARF APPLES
Super Dwarf apple trees will grow to around 1.8m high and 1.5m wide. They produce the same size fruit as their semi-dwarf and regular sized counterparts. They can be grown in the ground or in containers.
- Super Dwarf Apple Gala
- Super Dwarf Golden Delicious
- Super Dwarf Jonathon
- Super Dwarf Red Delicious
- Super Dwarf Red Fuji
- Super Dwarf Sundowner - Fruit is medium - large with medium sweetness and a dark red skin. Fruits in late March. X-Pollinators: Gala, Pinkabelle and Leprechaun.
- Leprechaun - A dwarf Granny Smith tree growing to 2 metres high and 1 metre wide bearing crisp and juicy full size fruit. Matures April. X-Pollinators: Pinkabelle, Pink Lady, Golden Delicious, Red Fuji, Jonathan, Red Delicious
- Pinkabelle - A dwarf variety of Pink Lady, perfect for pots or small gardens, produces full sized fruit that ripens in April-May. Partially self-fertile, X-pollinators: Granny Smith, Leprechaun, Red Fuji
- Red Delicious - Medium sized conical shaped red apple. Matures in Late March. X-pollinators: Granny Smith, Jonathon, Red Delicious, Red Fuji, Pink Lady, Golden Delicious
- Red Fuji - Medium to large round fruit with red skin and juicy flesh. Matures April. X-pollinators: Red Delicious, Golden Delicious
- Royal Gala - Medium round, striped red-orange blush over yellow background fruit with creamy yellow crisp flesh. Ripens mid-late February. X-pollinators: Red Delicious, Red Fuji
- Red Delicious - Medium to large fruit, crisp, juicy and sweet. Fruit ripens late March. X-pollinators: Granny Smith, Pink Lady, Red Jonathan
- Granny Smith - Well known green apple, crisp, firm and juicy. Fruit ripens April. X-pollinators: Pink Lady, Red Jonathan, Lady Williams, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious
- Jonathan - Medium sized round fruit with bright red skin and white flesh. Ripens March. X-pollinators: Granny Smith, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious
- Pink Lady - Medium sized, scarlet pink skin, crisp and juicy with a sweet-tart distinctive flavour. Fruit ripens late May. X-pollinators: Granny Smith, Red Delicious, Red Fuji
- Red Fuji - Medium to large, red fruit. Crisp and very juicy with a delicate honey-pineapple flavour. Fruit ripens mid April. X-pollinator: Red Delicious, Golden Delicious
- Golden Delicious
- Granny Smith
APRICOTS (Prunus armeniaca)
DWARF APRICOTS Dwarf Apricots will grow to approximately half the size of their full sized counterparts resulting in a tree 2m x 2m in ideal conditions. Dwarf apricots will produce the same sized fruit and as regular trees and may require staking. Apricots are self-pollinating.
- Dwarf Bulida - Large, golden, orange fruit that is firm, sweet and juicy. Medium chill so can be grown in most temperate areas.
- Dwarf Divinity - Medium to large fruit with a slight blush on the skin. Early season with fruit ripening December to January.
- Dwarf Moorpark – Medium to large, orange skinned fruit with orange flesh and excellent flavour making it popular for backyards. Ripens January.
- Dwarf Trevatt - Large fruit with deep apricot skin. Heavy bearer with a good flavour. Matures late December early January.
CHERRY (Prunus avium)
CHERRY We have now sold out of Dwarf Cherry trees and Lapins Cherry trees. See the following list for what we currently have in stock. Cherry trees need a cool temperate climate in order to fruit. They are not suited to coastal NSW.
- Morello - A sour cherry used for preserving, cooking and wine making. Small to medium sized round fruit with dark red skin and red tart flesh. Fruit ripens late December to early January. Self-pollinating.
- Sir Don - Heart shaped fruit with dark red to black skin and crisp, juicy, sweet flesh. Prolific bearer. Ripens late December - January. Self-pollinating.
- Stella - Large heart shaped red fruit, with a dark red firm flesh. Fruit ripens mid December. Self-pollinating and can be used as a universal pollinator for other cherries.
- Sunburst - Very large round to heart shaped fruit with red skin, firm red flesh with a very good flavour. Fruit ripens mid December. Self-pollinating.
FIGS (Ficus carica)
Figs are a medium sized deciduous tree growing between 3 - 5 metres tall. We have a range of varieties. Figs are self-fertile.
- Brown Turkey - Medium sized fruit with brown skin with pink flesh, full rich flavour. Brown Turkey produces 2 crops per year in early summer and late autumn. Prefers a warm climate.
- Preston Prolific - Large, brownish-yellow fruit with amber coloured flesh and a very good flavour. Produces 2 crops per year in early summer and late autumn.
- White Adriatic - Large fruit, yellow skin with pink flesh and a good flavour. Fruits 2 crops per year in early summer and late autumn.
We have three types of Mulberry trees available this year. Mulberries don't require cross pollination.
- Black English - Medium tree producing a heavy crop of sweet, long red to black fruit. Fruit ripens from November.
- Black Seedling -
- Hick's Fancy - A smaller tree that is fast growing and produces abundant, sweet and juicy red berries. Fruit ripens from November.
NECTARINE (Prunus persica var. nucipersica)
We have now sold out of full sized Nectarine trees. We still have a range of dwarf trees available. Nectarines are self-pollinating. DWARF NECTARINES Dwarf Nectarines grow to about half the size of a regular nectarine tree, approximately 2m x 2m at maturity and in ideal conditions. It is recommended that dwarf trees are staked as they produce full sized fruit on a smaller tree.
- Super Dwarf Sunset - Growing to 1.5m high, producing a red skinned freestone fruit with yellow flesh. Ideal for pots. Fruit ripens late November to December. Low chill and suitable for sub-tropical climate.
- Dwarf Flavortop - Large fruit with yellow flesh and freestone, excellent flavour and a red skin. Prolific fruiter. Ripens late January and early February.
- Dwarf Fantasia - Large fruit, red and yellow skin with firm, sweet and juicy, yellow flesh that has a great flavour and is freestone. Fruit ripens February.
- Dwarf Goldmine - A very popular white-fleshed nectarine with medium sized fruit with a very good, sweet and juicy flavour. Freestone. Fruit ripens February.
- Dwarf Nectared - Large fruit with a red skin and sweet yellow flesh and a partial freestone. A low chill variety that fruits in late December.
- Dwarf Sundowner - Large, yellow fleshed, freestone fruit with a red skin. Low chill variety. Fruit ripens January.
ALMONDS (Prunus dulcis)
- Self Pollinating - Large papershell nut that is broad and oval in shape and has a sweet flavor. Medium to large tree. Mid-season maturity early March.
- Dwarf Self Pollinating - Large papershell nut that is broad and oval in shape and has a sweet flavor. Small tree reaching to around 2 metres high and grown on a dwarf rootstock. Mid season maturity early March.
- April Gold - A large tree producing a good crop of large, dark brown nuts encased in a prickly, green case known as a burr. Nuts are used for roasting. Better for a cold climate and is frost tolerant. Cross pollination with another variety is recommended. Fruit ripens April.
PEACHES (Prunus persica)
We have a good range of peaches, both dwarf and regular. Peaches can be grown in a range of climates and are self-pollinating. DWARF PEACHES We have now sold out of some varieties, please see the list below for what we still have in stock. Dwarf peaches will grow approximately 2m x 2m when fully grown and in ideal conditions. It is recommended that dwarf peaches are staked to help support the fruit load. They are suitable for growing in large pots or tubs. Peaches do not need cross pollination.
- Super Dwarf Sunset - Growing to around 1.5m when fully grown and ideal for pots. Leaves are a burgundy colour, fruit is sweet, juicy and white fleshed with a freestone. Ripens late November to December. Low chill variety suitable for sub-tropical climate.
- Dwarf Anzac - Large, round fruit, with skin a deep pink blush over cream background and juicy, white flesh. Freestone. Fruit ripens late December early January.
- Dwarf Fresno - Yellow fleshed freestone fruit with an excellent flavour. Heavy cropping with fruit ripening late December. High chill variety better for cool temperate areas. Prolific fruiter that will require staking.
- Dwarf Golden Queen - A medium sized clingstone fruit, with deep yellow skin and firm yellow juicy flesh with good flavour. Matures March.
- Dwarf Indian - Medium to large freestone fruit with unusual burgundy skin. Flesh is dark red to purple and cream. Ripens late February.
- Red Noonan - Medium to large freestone fruit with a red skin and white flesh. Prolific bearer and should be staked. Fruit ripens late December.
- Dwarf White Gold - Medium sized fruit with a red skin and white flesh. Clingstone. Heavy cropping and good for eating fresh, cooking or bottling. Fruit ripens January.
- Anzac - Large, juicy, white fleshed fruit with pink-blushed skin and a very good flavour, freestone, and crops well. Fruit ripens December.
- Elberta - Pink blushed skin and a firm, yellow flesh with a freestone. Sweet and juicy. Fruit ripens February.
- Golden Queen - Medium sized fruit with deep yellow skin and firm yellow flesh, clingstone. The most popular variety for canning. A heavy bearer. Ripens March.
PEARS (Pyrus communis)
We have a range of regular and dwarf pears mostly in 300mm pots, but some in 200mm pots. Pears require cross pollination with specifically matched varieties, and some may require a cold climate in order to produce fruit. PEARS
- Baby Face - Small cocktail pear, very sweet fruit, with green skin and attractive blush. Fruit ripens late February – early March. X-pollinators: Josephine, Packham’s Triumph.
- Beurre Bosc - Medium to large aromatic fruit with brown skin and a sweet and juicy, coarse textured flesh and a very good flavour. Fruit ripens early March. X-pollinators: Williams Bon Chretien, Nijisseiki.
- Josephine De Malines - Medium sized fruit with greenish yellow skin. Juicy, highly flavoured with a smooth texture. Fruit ripens early April. X- pollinator: Packham’s Triumph.
- Nashi Nijisseiki (20th Century) - Medium sized fruit, greenish yellow skin, very juicy and crisp with a mild flavour. Fruit ripens mid-March. X-pollinator: Chojura.
- Nashi Chojura - A medium sized round fruit with crisp flesh like an apple. The skin is brown. Fruits in March. X-pollinator Nijisseiki (20th Century), Williams Bon Chretien
- Packham’s Triumph - Medium to large fruit with pale green to yellow skin when ripe. A very popular commercial variety that is a heavy bearer and fruit that is juicy with smooth textured flesh and great flavour. Fruit ripens February to March. X-pollinator: Josephine de Malines, Baby Face.
- Williams Bon Chretien - Medium to large sweet fruit that is green when picked then ripens to yellow. Very juicy and smooth textured flesh with fantastic flavour. Fruit ripens early February. X-pollinators: Partially self-fertile, Beurre Bosc, Nijisseiki.
- Beurre Bosc
- Josephine De Malines
- Red Sensation - Medium fruit with a distinct red skin and a sweet and juicy, fine textured flesh with very good flavour. Fruit ripens March. X-pollinators: Buerre Bosc, Nijisseiki.
- Williams Bon Chretien
PERSIMMON (Diospyros kaki)
- Nightingale - Astringent variety, large conical, pale orange skinned fruit. Firm flesh. Sweet with very good flavour. Must be eaten fully ripe. Fruit ripens late May to June. Self pollinating
- Fuyu - Non-astringent variety, medium sized, flat, orange skin and flesh fruit. Can be eaten firm, flavour sweetens as it matures. Fruit ripens May – June. Very popular variety. Self pollinating
- Dwarf Ichikikei Jiro - A smaller growing tree producing large fruit similar to Fuyu. Non-astringent, seedless and sweet with an orange to red skin. Fruit ripens late February – March. Self pollinating
We have a range of dwarf and regular sized plum trees available. Most plums require cross pollination with specific varieties in order to produce fruit. For optimum fruiting, some plum varieties require high chill hours. PLUMS European Plums (Prunus domestica)
- Coe’s Golden Drop - Old English variety with greenish yellow skin and sweet yellow flesh. Freestone. Fruit ripens February to March. X-pollinator: Green Gage, Damson, Prune D'Argen, Robe de Sergeant.
- Green Gage - Medium sized round fruit, greenish yellow skin and sweet flesh. Freestone. Fruit ripens late January to February. X-pollinator: Coe’s Golden Drop, Prune D'Argen, Robe de Sergeant.
- Mariposa - Large heart shaped blood plum with dark red skin and deep red, juicy sweet flesh with very good flavour. Semi-freestone and soft when fully ripe. Fruit ripens January to February. X-pollinators: Narrabeen, Santa Rosa & Satsuma
- Narrabeen - Large round firm fruit, reddish skin with creamy white flesh, very sweet with a tang, rich and juicy. Freestone. Fruit ripens late January. X-pollinators: Mariposa, Santa Rosa & Satsuma
- Santa Rosa - Medium fruit with purplish crimson skin with yellow flesh with tartness near the clingstone. Good cropper. Fruit ripens late December to January. X-pollinators: Mariposa, Narrabeen & Satsuma. Partially self-fertile.
- Satsuma - Small to medium blood plum with dark red skin and sweet, tangy flesh. Heavy cropping tree. Ripens February. X-pollinators: Santa Rosa, Mariposa, Narrabeen.
- Dwarf Damson - Produces small, round fruit with a purple skin and yellow flesh that is slightly tart. Freestone. Fruit ripens February. Self-fertile.
- Dwarf Mariposa
- Dwarf Narrabeen
- Dwarf Sugar Plum - Small elongated fruit with deep red skin with very sweet yellow flesh. Freestone. Matures late February. X-pollinators: Damson, Robe de Sergeant Prune. Partially self-fertile.
- Dwarf Prune D'agen - Small, elongated dark red to purple fruit. Flesh is yellow, firm and juicy with a very sweet flavour, Freestone. Matures late February. X-pollinators: Robe de Sergeant Prune and Green Gage Plum
- Dwarf Prune Robe De Sergeant - Small elongated fruit, with dark blue to purple skin, yellow juicy, very sweet flesh, Freestone. Matures mid to late February. X-pollinators: Prune D'agen, Greengage, Coe's Golden Drop
- Dwarf Santa Rosa
- Dwarf Satsuma
POMEGRANATE (Punica granatum)
Small to medium tree or shrub with a bushy habit, small leaves and an unusual orange red flower. Fruit is large with a leathery, red skin, and shiny, juicy red pulp surrounding the seeds. Fruit ripens March to May. Suitable for temperate to hot climates. Self pollinating.
QUINCES (Cydonia oblonga)
Quinces are originally from Asia and grow well in cooler subtropical and cold temperate areas, although are quite adaptable to coastal areas, although they prefer a sheltered position, protected from wind. They are a vigorous tree and in the ground in ideal conditions, may reach 7 metres. The fruit is generally used in cooking to make tarts and jellies. They are self pollinating
- Champion - Medium to large, yellow, pear shaped fruit covered with down. Not generally eaten fresh as it is quite acidic. Used for cooking and in preserves. Fruit ripens March to April.
- Smyrna - Very large, golden yellow, pear shaped fruit. Fruit ripens late March to April.