Category: Fruit trees

Growing santol cotton fruit

Growing santol cotton fruit

Not a common fruit in Australia, the santol is a native to former Indochina and Malaysia. Santol also goes by the name cotton fruit due to the texture of the fruit and is known for its rich, sweet, tart, and creamy taste. Santol is commonly found and consumed in the Philippines and Thailand. Santol grows well in the northern parts of Western Australia and Northern Territory.

May 31, 2022 | 0 Comments More
How to grow cape gooseberries

Planting and growing cape gooseberries

The first cape gooseberry bushes were brought to Australia in the very early colonial days, from South Africa (the Cape). It was often the only fresh fruit the settlers had, and fortunately, it was easy to grow.
If you have ever wondered how to grow cape gooseberries in Perth then look no further.

April 27, 2022 | 0 Comments More
How to grow a loquat tree in Perth

How to grow loquat trees in Perth

Loquat trees are generally drought tolerant and grow well in Mediterranean conditions. Loquats are orange, oval-shaped, and utterly delicious fruit. They used to be found in almost every backyard across Australia, but for some reason, the loquat is no longer a ‘hip’ fruit. Well I say lets make loquats great again!

March 24, 2022 | 0 Comments More
Growing lime trees

Growing lime trees

A lime tree in an Australian backyard is an awesome idea! Limes are one of the best fruit trees to grow in Perth because of our Mediterranean conditions which allow them to thrive.

If you have ever wondered how to lime trees in Perth then look no further.

March 6, 2022 | 0 Comments More
Growing fruit trees in Perth

Best fruit trees to grow in Perth

If your looking for the best fruit trees to grow in Perth now, then look no further. The team at WA Scene have you covered. In southern parts of WA, including here in Perth we enjoy a Mediterranean climate while the east is warmer and drier. Meanwhile, the northern part of the state has tropical conditions.

February 23, 2022 | 0 Comments More
How to grow olive trees in Perth

Growing olive trees in Perth

Growing olives is a satisfying and rewarding experience, not to enjoy their fruit but to use their silver grey-green foliage to complement many different garden styles. If you have ever wondered how to grow olive trees in Perth then look no further.

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How to grow plums

Growing plum trees in Perth

There is something delightful about that first bite into a fresh plum! You can eat them on their own, or enjoy them in smoothies, use them in a tart or even in a salad.

If you have ever wondered how to grow plums in Perth then look no further.

October 31, 2021 | 0 Comments More
How to grow peach trees in Perth

Growing peach trees in Perth

There is nothing better than a fresh peach and to me a peach is the perfect summer snack! Crunchy, juicy and full of flavour, these tasty stone fruits can be eaten straight from the tree, added to desserts, muesli or even summer salads. If you have ever wondered how to peach trees in Perth then look no further.

October 23, 2021 | 0 Comments More
How to grow apricots in Perth

Growing apricot trees in Perth

Apricots are a delicious stone fruit – just as good for eating fresh as they are for stewing and even baking. While store-bought apricots can be really underwhelming, fresh apricots, straight off the tree, are delicious. What a lot of people don’t realise is just how easy it is to grow apricots in Perth, Western Australia.

October 12, 2021 | 0 Comments More
How to grow pears in Perth

Growing pear trees in Australia

Pear trees (Pyrus communis) are wonderfully ornamental fruit trees which grow well in Australian backyards. In my humble view every Australian should have a pear tree in their backyard. If space permits growing pear trees in the backyard is fantastic, however attractive and productive pot specimens can also be grown for those with less space to play with.

October 3, 2021 | 0 Comments More