Almonds

Almonds are fantastic, not just to eat, but also as a pretty deciduous shade tree, bursting into pink to white flowers at the tail end of winter.  Many varieties of almonds are grafted, or exhibit dwarfing properties which limits their

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Grumichama

Eugenia brasilensis Syn: Eugenia dombeyi, Myrtus dombeyi Grumichama, also called Brazil Cherry and Spanish Cherry, is a slow growing attractive tree with dark green glossy leaves growing up to 3-5 metres in height at maturity. After a beautiful floral display,

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Guava

Guava (Chilean) Myrtus ugni (synonyms: Ugni molinae, Eugenia ugni) A dainty bush with small glossy green leaves, perfect for hedging. Fruits well in partial shade as well as sun. Abundant small white self-fertile flowers appear in early summer, quickly followed

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Medlar

Mespilus germanica Medlars are an ancient tree native to Southwestern Asia and Southern Europe. It is a beautiful, deciduous, slow growling tree reaching 6m with striking autumn colours. However it is the fruit which makes this tree really interesting. The

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Plums

Bursting with flavour, plums are a summer delight. These graceful, deciduous trees with thick, coarsely-toothed leaves are an asset to any garden and were once found in most suburban back yards. Plums together with Figs are probably the easiest of the

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Walnuts

Juglans regia – English or Persian walnut The Victorian climate, with its cool winters and warm summers, suits walnut trees. The long lived stately trees are drought tolerant with very few pests and diseases in Victoria, so they are a

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