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Thirkettle Nurseries Catalogue


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Blueberry 'Climax'
An early fruiting rabbiteye which is prized for its abundant crops of good sized blueberries. Has an open & upright habit. Dark green leaves turn a fiery red over autumn. Acid soils, summer moisture and best planted with another rabbiteye variety. 2 x 1.5m
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Blueberry 'Delite'
Full sun Shrub
A popular rabbiteye selection with excellent crops of medium to large berries in late summer. Berries have fine texture and great taste, not sharply acid. Berries are light blue to reddish-blue when ripe. Upright growing and also very ornamental. Best cross pollinated by another rabbiteye. Sun, summer moisture & acid soil. 3 x 2m
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Blueberry 'Dixi'
Fast growing late season, Northern Highbush blueberry that is popular for home gardens. High yields of firm, lightish blue sweet berries. Stunning red orange stems in winter. Acid soil, sun and summer moisture. 1.2 x 1.2m
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Blueberry 'Duke'
Full sun
Duke is one of the best cultivar for early ripening, high quality fruit. A medium sized berry of firm quality. 1m
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Blueberry 'Misty'
Blueberry 'Misty'
One of the most attractive, vigorous and high yielding Southern Highbush low chill varieties. Bright blue-green foliage and attractive early spring flowers with sky blue early summer fruit. Protect from hard frosts. Self fertile 1.8 x 1.8m
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Blueberry 'O'Neal'
Southern highbush with large dark blue fruit from late spring thru to autumn. Suitable warmer areas and where flowers can be protected from frosts. Evergreen foliage in mild winters or turns brilliant red before falling in cold climates. Superb in pots. 1.5 x 1.8m
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Blueberry 'Petite Blue'
Southern Highbush selection well suited the warmer areas of the country or where the late winter flowers can be protected from frost damage. Superb eating smaller berries in late spring with the potential of a second crop later in summer. Sun, moisture and acid soil. 1.5 x 1.5m
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Blueberry 'Powder Blue'
Full sun Shrub
A popular rabbiteye selection with light blue, firm fruit with sweet flavour. Ripens later in summer.Vigorous and upright grower. Best cross pollinated with another rabbiteye. Needs a very acid soil and best with a long growing season.
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Blueberry 'Southland'
Full sun Shrub
This rabbiteye bluebery produces good crops of medium to large, good quality fruit throughout the late summer period. Compact, upright growth with dense foliage. Best cross pollinated by another rabbiteye. Sun, summer moisture & acid soil. 2m x 1.5m
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Blueberry 'Tifblue'
Full sun Shrub
Outstanding self fertile rabbiteye blueberry with large, light blue fruit which ripen late in summer. A vigorous grower and very productive. Cold hardier than most rabbiteyes. Easy to grow in a very acid soil.
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PB6.5 Available

Cherry 'Compact Stella'
Full sun Tree
A compact form of the famous Stella sweet cherry. Heavy and regular bearer of large dark red fruit with firm light red flesh. Self fertile. Best pruned in summer. 4 x 3m
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4.7L Available

Cherry 'Compact Stella' Dwarf
Full sun Tree
The ultimate dwarf cherry for home gardens- Compact Stella grafted on a true dwarf rootstock. Heavy and regular crops of large dark red fruit with firm red flesh. Fertilise every spring, water during dry spells. Self fertile. 1.8 x 1.2m.
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6L Available

Citrus 'Buddah's Hand'
Buddha's Hand citron
Full sun Shrub
An ornamental citrus with unusual shaped fruit which has been prized in China & Japan for its perfumed aroma. The yellow fruit, shaped like fingers on a hand, contain no flesh or seeds. Requires a warm frost-free environment.
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PB8 Available

Citrus Calamondin 'Variegata'
This famous ‘Calamondin’ orange is a very desirable ornamental fruiting plant. Fragrant flowers are followed by lots of small, juicy, sour oranges that are great for preserves and Thai cooking . The ripe fruit holds well adding to its decorative show. Recommended for containers on sunny porch, patio or deck, or as an indoor plant. Very hardy.
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Citrus grapefruit 'Golden Special'
Full sun Shrub
Thin skinned high quality grapefruit. Medium -large sized fruits with good juicy tangy flavour. Heavy cropper. 3m.
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Citrus grapefruit 'Wheeny'
Full sun
A medium size tree, with thin skinned juicy fruit. An excellent cropper with good flavour.
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Citrus kumquat 'Meiwa'
Full sun Shrub
An highly ornamental citrus, with small orange fruit, ripening August - September. The flesh is sour but the rind is sweet & is excellent for candied fruit & preserves. An excellent container plant, with compact habit.
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Citrus kumquat Standard
An highly ornamental citrus, with small orange fruit, ripening August - September. The flesh is sour but the rind is sweet & is excellent for candied fruit & preserves. An excellent container plant, with compact habit.
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6L Available

Citrus Lemon 'Golden Gift'
Highly ornamental and productive NZ selection of Villa Franca lemon. Highly scented purple tinged blooms followed by large, nearly seedless, juicy fruit pickable most of year. Ideal for that blue patio pot! Protect from frosts. 2.5 x 2.5m
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Citrus lemon 'Meyer'
Full sun Shrub
Prolific producer of thin skinned, sweet & juicy fruit from an early age. Most widely grown and frost hardy lemon hybrid. Sweetly fragrant flowers add to plants appeal. Great in pots. Sun and hard frost protection esp when young. 1.8 x 1.8m.
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2L Available
6L Available
PB8 Available

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