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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. Apple blossoms have both male and female parts in the one flower but they can't pollinate themselves and so need the pollen from another variety of apple for the blossom to be fertilised and develop into fruit. 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.
DWARF APPLES
  • 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
SEMI DWARF APPLES These trees are grafted onto a dwarfing rootstock to keep them smaller and more compact for the home gardener reaching 2 - 3 metres in ideal conditions in the ground. They produce exactly the same fruit as the regular sized trees. We have now started to sell out of apple varieties. The list below is what we currently have available.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Red Delicious - Medium sized conical fruit with crisp sweet flavour. Ripens late March. X-pollinators Granny Smith, Jonathan, Red Fuji, Pink Lady and Golden Delicious.
REGULAR APPLES We are fast running out of full sized apple trees and only have 2 varieties left. In ideal conditions these may grow up to 5 metres.
  • 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. We have SOLD OUT of all Dwarf Apricots. APRICOTS We also have a couple of varieties of regular sized apricots in stock. These will grow to approximately 4 metres in ideal conditions. We have SOLD OUT of all regular sized Apricots.

CHERRY (Prunus avium)

CHERRY We have now SOLD OUT of all Cherry trees. We won't have more in stock until June 2022. 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.
  • 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.

MULBERRY (Morus)

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. DWARF NECTARINES We have a very small number of Dwarf Nectarines left in stock. 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 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.

NUTS

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.
CHESTNUTS (Castanea satvia)
  • 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.

  • 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.
PEACHES
  • 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.
      • 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.
      • 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.
DWARF PEARS Dwarf pear trees will get to approximately half the size of a regular pear, approximately 2m x 2.5m. They are suitable to grow in large pots and tubs.
    • 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

PLUMS

We have almost SOLD OUT of  our plum trees. We only have a small range of dwarf and regular sized plum trees still 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) We have now SOLD OUT of regular sized European Plum trees. Japanese Plums (Prunus salicina)

  • 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 (Sold Out)
  • 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 PLUMS Dwarf plum trees will get to about half the height of regular trees, growing approximately 1.5 - 2m x 1.5 - 2m when fully grown. They are suitable for large pots and tubs.
  • 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 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

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. We have now sold out of Quince trees.