South African fruit trees
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Many of us will remember eating Loquats from a tree in the garden as children. What we may not know is that the Eriobotrya japonica has been declared a Category 3 NEMBA invasive species and as such may not be propagated, planted or sold since 2001. Native to South eastern China, the Loquat was introduced to
With yards being smaller, and food being more expensive it seems like there has got to be a good way to still grow fruit. There are a few ways that you can do it, and have it work out great for you...
Jabuticaba [Pinia cauliflora] - a fruit-bearing tree that belongs to family Myrtaceae - is native to Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, and Bolivia. The tree is grown for its purplish-black, white-pulped fruits that can be eaten raw or be used to make jellies and drinks (plain juice or wine). The tree has salmon-colored leaves when they are young, turning green as they mature; flowers, and hence the fruits, are borne directly from its trunk in a cauliflorous-habit giving the plant a distinct look.