Terracotta Pots and Fruit Salad Trees

July 26, 2018

Terracotta Pots and Fruit Salad Trees

There is no doubt that terracotta pots have a certain romantic beauty that can’t be replicated by plastic. However, due to their porosity, they do lose significant amounts of water, especially when they are in full summer sun – precisely where your Fruit Salad Tree should be. Plants planted in terracotta pots dry out quickly and therefore require frequent watering. A solution to this is sealing the pot inside, or outside, or even both with a penetrating sealer such as stone sealer or pond sealer. Alternatively liquid rubber or even low toxicity paint will do the trick too. 

 

Here at Fruit Salad Trees, we stock a wide range of fruit trees, which all boast different fruit on the same tree. Each fruit variety retains its own flavour, appearance and ripening time. We graft citrus, stonefruit and multi-apple trees. 

Our fast fruiting trees can be grown in the ground, or in pots on your balcony.

Shop our wide range of trees now and check out our current specials here!




Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Growing Tips

How to check your fruit tree's soil is healthy
How to check your fruit tree's soil is healthy

November 25, 2019

If your Fruit Salad Tree is not looking as vivacious as it should be, then it may have something to do with the soil conditions that it is getting its growing nutrients from.  It is always good practice, to take a sample before you fertilise to ensure your tree gains all of the benefits from the application. 

Knowing your pH levels are important as certain nutrients are absorbed at various pH levels and different plants benefit from different amounts of nutrients. To do a pH reading...

Continue Reading

Cara Cara Blood Orange growing on a Fruit Salad Tree - a multi grafted citrus tree in Australia
Fruit in Focus - Cara Cara Blood Navel (also known as Ruby Navel)

November 15, 2019

Cara Cara Blood Navels are a great citrus fruit variety to consider for your Fruit Salad Tree. They are a great addition to your garden and for you with numerous health benefits. The Cara Cara Blood Navel Orange has a deep pink flesh with an irresistible sweet flavour. It is a seedless variety that can grow quite large. Cara Cara oranges are full of beneficial goodness for your body; they contain vitamin A, folate, Lycopene (a powerful antioxidant) and of course Vi...

Continue Reading

Washington Navel Orange Fruit Salad Trees order online for Australia wide delivery
Fruit in Focus - Washington Navel Orange

November 06, 2019

Washington Navels are one of the most popular orange varieties grown in Australia. They are a great addition to your garden and for you with numerous health benefits. Navels are a perfect for the home cook; adding a gorgeous flavour to your favourite salads, drinks, desserts and marmalades. Grown across Australia in all climates bar frosty alpine climates, Fruit Salad Trees make the perfectly unique gift for your loved ones!

Continue Reading