Tahiti Lime is larger, thicker-skinned, with less intense citrus aromatics than the key lime (Citrus aurantifolia). The advantages of the Tahiti lime are the larger size, absence of seeds, hardiness and absence of thorns on the bushes.
A good shade tree with shining leaves that are leathery in texture and a rich, deep green colour. Only suitable for very large, subtropical gardens, as its vigorous root system is very invasive. Also a good container plant for indoor or outdoor use.
When grown indoors, the plants are normally pruned to keep them in the 1 - 2m range. This lovely variety of the weeping fig known as the Ficus Benjamina displays an architectural braided stem. An impressive plume of dark green glossy leaves giving a wonderful canopy effect. The Benjamina need a well lit position in the home or office to achieve best results.
Knobs develop on the trunk and main branches where it previously bore fruit (from there the name). Ficus Sansibarica is 'n medium size, evergreen, fast growing tree which casts a dense shade. Plant Knobbly fig to create a tropical forest effect in your garden. Knobbly fig has aggressive roots.
Fig trees are quite adaptable, and can be grown in smallish gardens if their roots are contained. The cultivar Ficus carica 'Evita' produces a slightly flattened fruit with a purple skin and ruby-red flesh. It is popular to use on a cheese plate with dry biscuits or as a dessert.
A late season pomegranate with orange-red flowers. The fruit has a red to purple skin. This variety is popular for making pomegranate juice. Wonderful is a fast grower, produces an abundance of fruit, is drought resistant and mostly pest free.
If you have a large garden, this indigenous tree will provide you with a very wide canopy of shade. The birds will love the small fig fruits and the kids will love the many branches to climb. This tree is ideal for building a treehouse. Plant with enough space between tree and permanent structures as it has invasive roots.
This Danielle is a graceful Weeping Fig with rich, dark green variegated leaves. It is perfect for a corner in the home or office. This simple, low maintenance houseplant will give you lovely, dense foliage and air-purifying, indoor greenery.
Sundancer is a bushy evergreen fuchsia, coming into flower when the weather warms up continuing to flower right through the year. Expect a profusion of bell-shaped flowers to make a statement in any garden.
This striking bonsai with thick exposed roots and oval-shaped, dark green leaves, are a popular choice for Bonsai beginners. The leaves grow densely, creating a thick canopy over the bulbous trunk. Requires little maintenance.
A beautiful ornamental shrub or tree with a dense growth habit and smooth leaves variegated in medium green and cream, with rusty brown, hairy undersides. Can be easily pruned and is ideal for smaller landscapes.
The 'Bella' varieties have a compact growth and begin blooming very early in the season' They flower freely all summer and throughout early autumn. Soila is a compact, upright and bushy fuchsia with deciduous foliage of dark green leaves. The blooms have deep reddish-pink sepals and single deep purple corrolas.
Fuchsia 'Bella Soila'
40cm H x 40cm W
Sun - Semi-shade
Long Leaved Fig | Ficus Binnendijkii 'Alii' (Twisted Stem)
Black Mission is a high quality fig variety with very sweet fruit. The fruit has a purplish black skin when ripe and a strawberry coloured interior. This is a hardy, low maintenance fruit tree with beautiful large leaves. Best of all you will be rewarded with two yearly crops in early spring and early autumn.
A medium sized fig with a teardrop shape and green and yellow striped skin. Tiger figs have a lovely deep pink flesh. Said to be one of the best tasting figs, they have a light and sweet flavour, which makes them ideal to use in salads and desserts.
Seville orange has large, rounded fruit with rough peels. The fruit has a sour to bitter taste. The tree bears oval, light to dark green leaves and white blossoms. The fruit may take 6-8 months to ripen.
The 'Bella' varieties have a compact growth and begin blooming very early in the season. They flower freely all summer and throughout early autumn. Bella Fuchsia Diana is a semi trailing fuchsia plant with soft pink and lilac blooms. Perfect for patio containers and hanging baskets in either sun or shade.