Category: Fruit trees

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Growing fig trees in Perth

How to grow figs

Figs (Ficus carica) are a deciduous, grown as a large shrub or small tree, figs typically grow to a height of 3 or 4 metres although there are dwarf fig varieties available and you are able to grow figs in pots also. The fig grows well with a Mediterranean type climate, such as Perth, with cool winters and a hot, dry summer.

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grow pomegranates in Perth

Growing pomegranate trees in Perth

If you have ever wondered how to grow pomegranates in Perth then look no further. A relatively simple fruit tree to grow there are a few tricks to successfully growing pomegranate in Perth, Western Australia but get these right and you will be laughing.

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Growing apples in Perth

Growing apple trees in Perth

Apples are so wonderfully versatile – just as good for eating fresh as they are for cooking and even baking. If you’ve tasted a juicy apple picked straight off the tree, you will know what I’m talking about. What a lot of people don’t realise is just how easy it is to grow apples in Perth, Western Australia.

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Growing bananas in Perth Western Australia

Growing bananas in Perth

Banana plants can be a delicious addition to the garden but they can be much more too. Many people don’t realise just how easy it is to grow bananas in Perth. Bananas are rich in fibre, potassium, vitamins A, B6 and C.  But it’s also about flavour – and you just can’t beat the taste of a home grown banana.

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