Growing Tips

Fruit Salad Tree Care | What causes citrus leaves to curl?

Fruit Salad Tree Care | What causes citrus leaves to curl?

February 21, 2019

Citrus Fruit Salad Trees are excellent additions to your garden or balcony. They provide leaves year round, plus delicious sweet and tart fruits such as Oranges, Pomelos, Mandarins, Limes,...

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Watering your Fruit Salad Tree in the heat

Watering your Fruit Salad Tree in the heat

January 16, 2019

When it's very hot and dry, your fruit trees will need more water. Just as we get thirsty in the heat, so do fruit trees. Many people ask us...

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Which Fruit Salad Tree will grow in my climate?

Which Fruit Salad Tree will grow in my climate?

December 05, 2018

Looking for a Fruit Salad Tree to suit your climate? There are varieties of fruits to suit all climate types.

You can also check specific fruit varieties and their...

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Fruit Salad Tree Care | Summer Tips

Fruit Salad Tree Care | Summer Tips

November 30, 2018

Our nursery staff have prepared a few tips and advice for these Summer months to encourage your fruit trees to thrive: 

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Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide | Choose, deliver and gift a Fruit Tree

Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide | Choose, deliver and gift a Fruit Tree

October 26, 2018

This guide contains tips on 1) How to choose the right Fruit Salad Tree for your loved one, 2) Deliver to your place or their doorstep in time for Christmas...

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Fruit Salad Trees | An Apple a day...

Fruit Salad Trees | An Apple a day...

October 12, 2018

It is believed that eating an apple every day reduces the risk of having a stroke and lowers bad cholesterol. Apples are high in fibre and Vitamin C...

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Thinning the first fruit on your Fruit Salad Tree

Thinning the first fruit on your Fruit Salad Tree

October 03, 2018

Your Fruit Salad Tree is beginning to bear its first fruit - it's a momentous occasion! You'll be tempted to sit back and let your tree continue to...

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Balancing your Fruit Salad Tree

Balancing your Fruit Salad Tree

October 02, 2018

Establish a well-balanced Fruit Salad Tree by pruning back the more vigorous growing grafts which are Nectarines, Peaches, Yellow Plums, Lemons, Pomelo and Grapefruit. You can do this anytime,...

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Espaliering your Fruit Salad Tree

Espaliering your Fruit Salad Tree

October 01, 2018

Espaliering is a technique to sculpt or train your tree to grow in a certain way. Many gardeners espalier their fruit trees to grow flat against a wall, fence...

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Watering and Fertilizing your Fruit Salad Tree

Watering and Fertilizing your Fruit Salad Tree

September 29, 2018

Looking after your Fruit Salad Tree will keep it happy and healthy and in turn, it will look after you by providing different, delicious fruit! Here are a few...

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Fruit Salad Trees | Planning your Edible Garden

Fruit Salad Trees | Planning your Edible Garden

September 26, 2018

With a little preparation, it's possible to have an edible garden at your doorstep for all of the family to enjoy. Especially with our space saving and fast-growing Fruit Salad...

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Fruit Salad Tree Care | Spring Tips

Fruit Salad Tree Care | Spring Tips

September 21, 2018

Spring is here and it's a great time to be out in the garden. Here are some tips for looking after your Fruit Salad Tree in Spring...

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Planting Fruit Salad Trees in clay soil

Planting Fruit Salad Trees in clay soil

September 16, 2018

Clay soils can often present challenges for gardeners. But the good news is that successful planting in clay just requires a little prep, a quick soil test and...

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Possum proofing your trees

Possum proofing your trees

September 07, 2018

Possums love fruit trees as much as we do. The best way to protect young plants and seedlings from possum attack is to create a barrier to physically...

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Fruit Salad Trees | Planting your Fruit Salad Tree in a pot or in the ground

Fruit Salad Trees | Planting your Fruit Salad Tree in a pot or in the ground

September 07, 2018

You've purchased your first Fruit Salad Tree, now what? Our trees are delivered via Australia Post and you'll receive an email notification when your tree is despatched so you...

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Training your Fruit Salad Tree

Training your Fruit Salad Tree

August 29, 2018

Branches of young Fruit Salad Trees can be gently persuaded to grow in any direction. This technique may be useful for training Fruit Salad Trees against walls/structures (espalier) or directing...

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Terracotta Pots and Fruit Salad Trees

Terracotta Pots and Fruit Salad Trees

July 26, 2018

It's true, terracotta pots have a certain romantic beauty that can’t be replicated by plastic. However, due to their porosity, they do lose a significant amount of water, especially when...

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Some Stone Fruit varieties ‘sleep in’...

Some Stone Fruit varieties ‘sleep in’...

April 18, 2016

Some Stone Fruit varieties ‘sleep in’… don't worry if all your branches don't wake up at the same time.

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