Agaves & Arids
Bananas, Gingers & Aroids
Cloud Pruned, Bonsai & Niwaki Trees
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Hardy Palm Trees
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Small Town Garden
Growing fruit and edible plants is easy and fit's nicely in the exotic garden. Our fruit plants are a specially selected, ornamental range that are both attractive to look at and produce a tasty treat at the same time.They are fruit plants which are easy to grow and maintain as well as being plants that are attractive in the garden even when not producing fruit. Don't worry if you have never grown fruit trees or soft fruit plants before because those listed below are very simple to look after. Just remember these plant's shouldn't be restricted to the vegetable patch, enjoy them for what they are planted amongst other ornamentals in your garden.
Arbutus Unedo Rubra
Pink Strawberry Tree
Arbutus Unedo Rubra is a large bushy evergreen shrub that blooms during mid-late fall. It has rough bark and dark green leaves. For optimal growth, it is recommended to plant the plant in a location where there is a lot of sun. It grows rosy-pink u...
Arbutus unedo, Strawberry Tree, is a beautiful evergreen shrub which grows to around 3 metres in height. The bell-shaped flowers are produced in late summer followed by orange fruits which ripen to strawberry red. Normally, the flowers and fruits are...
Chaenomeles superba 'Texas Scarlet'
Flowering quince, Japanese quince, japonica. A spreading thorny shrub with changing seasonal interest. Clusters of cup-shaped, bright scarlet red oriental looking flowers are borne in spring, followed by attractive green edible quince fruits ripening...
If you have a conservatory or frost free green house, lemon trees are easy to grow and if you follow a few simple rules, you can pick your very own lemons to accompany your gin and tonic! Exquisite smelling flowers are followed by small green frui...
Citrus sinensis Orange
Orange tree. Evergreen shrub. Can be placed on a sunny patio for the summer, but will need the protection of a conservatory or greenhouse in winter. Feed and water regularly in summer. Less water in winter. Requires an acid soil.Common Names: Sweet O...
Citrus x aurantiifolia 'Key Lime'
Round fruit, 2.5-5cm diameter, green, tuning yellow when ripe, but picked green commercially. Valued for its flavour, best picked then immediately sliced and added to a gin and tonic, alternatively use in a key lime pie. Water with rain water o...
Citrus x limonia Osbeck
A cross between a lemon and a mandarin. Evergreen shrub. Can be placed on a sunny patio for the summer, but will need the protection of a conservatory or greenhouse in winter. Feed and water regularly in summer. Less water in winter. Requires an acid...
Cordon Apple 'Blue Moon' (Starline)
‘Blue Moon’ has crisp, juicy, purplish-blue apples with a flavour that combines sweetness and sharpness and is ready in August and September. Eater columnar apple. Resistant against fungal diseases such as scab and mildew, resistant against la...
Cordon Apple 'Fire dance' - (Starline)
Cordon Apple 'Fire dance' - (Starline)...
(acca) Pineapple Guava
Fejoia / Feijoa sellowiana or Acca sellowiana, the Pineapple Guava, is a choice evergreen from South America. During the summer the compact silvery green foliage is topped with beautiful red and white flowers. The petals somewhat surprisingly taste o...
Ficus carica 'Brown Turkey'
Brown Turkey' is a large deciduous shrub with bold, deeply lobed leaves and insignificant flowers followed by edible fruit to 10cm in length, at first green, but purplish when ripe. Usually one crop of fruit per year, but sometimes two in a hot summe...
Ficus carica 'Brunswick'
An attractive self fertile tree with handsome foliage, that produces a heavy crop of medium sized pear-shaped figs. The green skinned fruits have a delicious, sweet flavour and yellow and red flesh. Fruits develop in spring and ripen from August to S...
Ficus carica 'Ice Crystal'
This new introduction has fantastic deeply cut leaves shaped like ice crystals, turning bright yellow in the autumn. Very architectural and tolerant of coastal conditions. Minute petalless flowers are contained in a hollowed-out receptacle, which enl...
Ficus carica 'Nazareth'
Ficus carica 'Nazareth'Common Names: Ficus carica 'Nazareth'...
Ficus carica 'Panach'
Ficus carica 'Panaché' Eventual Size: Up to 4 metres, but can be pruned Position: Full sun, sheltered Foliage: Deciduous Habit: Bushy Fruit: Usually one crop of fruit per year, but sometimes two in a hot summer or under protection Soil: All soils...
Lonicera cerulean var kamtschatica 'Sweet Myberry'
'honeyberry' 'blue Honeysuckle'
'Sweet Myberry' is a Canadian large fruit variety of honeyberry. The fruit of 'Honeyberry' are very similar to blueberries but are longer and cylindrical in shape however same lovely juicy flavour and 'superberry' antioxidant and heaps of vitamin c...
Lycium barbarum 'Sweet Lifeberry'
A leafy shrub with long canes covered in ovate, mid green leaves, having purple flowers in spring and summer followed by oval, juicy, scarlet red fruit that are sweet tasting when ripe and referred to as a 'superberry' due to being packed with antiox...
Malus domestica 'Cox's Orange Pippin'
Malus domestica 'Cox's Orange Pippin'Common Names: apple 'Cox's Orange Pippin'...
Malus domestica 'James Grieve'
Malus domestica 'James Grieve'Common Names: apple 'James Grieve'...
Malus domestica 'Jonagold'
Malus domestica 'Jonagold'Common Names: Malus domestica 'Jonagold'...
Poncirus trifoliata is a very unusual shrub related to citrus, and is often used as the rootstock for grafting different citrus varieties, due to its strong growh and cold tolerance. It flowers around March, before the leaves appear and after a good ...