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Thirkettle Nurseries Catalogue


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Boysenberry 'Tasman'
Full sun
A deciduous boysenberry with large sweet fruit. Almost thornless.
Bag Size
7CM Available

Cherry 'Compact Stella'
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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Cherry 'Compact Stella' Dwarf
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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Citrus 'Buddah's Hand'
Buddha's Hand citron
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.
Bag Size
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'
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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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.
Bag Size
2L Available
PB8 Available

Citrus lemon 'Meyer' (Standard)
Full sun Standard
A medium sized shrub, excellent for a small garden. Produces sweetly scented white flowers, followed by juicy sweet lemons. An early and prolific bearer.
Bag Size
PB8 Special Limited stock available

Citrus lemon 'Ponderosa'
Extra large fruit of this citron-lemon hybrid are a favourite among collectors of novelty citrus. Fragrant blooms produce gigantic seedy lemons throughout the year with goodf lemon flavour. Sun and shelter. 3 x 2m
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Citrus lemon 'Yen Ben'
Full sun
A sport of Lisbon lemon. A vigorous grower with thin skinned juicy fruit. Prolific producer.
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Citrus lemon 'Yen Ben' Dwarf
bearing basket-fulls of large oval shaped fruit with a distinctive sharp acidic flavour. Very juicy and has few seeds. The skin is fragrant and firm.
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Citrus 'Lemonade'
Full sun
A vigorous variety, fruiting over a long period. The fruit looks like a lemon, but the longer you allow the fruit to ripen, the sweeter the fruit. Children love them!!
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Citrus 'Lemonade' Dwarf
Citrus 'Lemonade' Dwarf
This lemon look alike has sweet juicy fruit with no bitterness and a taste like lemonade! Heavy cropping, with main crop in winter but with some fruit most of the year. Grown on dwarfing Flying Dragon rootstock so great for pots and small gardens. Feed and water regularly.
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Citrus 'Lemonade' Standard
Full sun Shrub
Standardised. A vigorous variety, fruiting over a long period. The fruit looks like a lemon, but the longer you allow the fruit to ripen, the sweeter the fruit. Children love them!!
Bag Size
8.5L STD Limited stock available

Citrus lime 'Bearss'
Citrus Lime 'Bearss'
A heavier bearing selection of Tahitian Lime well suited cooler climates. Good size, seedless, juicy fruit, ideal for drinks or cooking. Great in pots. Needs good drainage, a warm position & hard frost protection. 2 x 1.8m
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Citrus lime 'Bearss' Dwarf
Citrus lime 'Bearss' Dwarf
Aromatic seedless fruit ideal for drinks and cooking. Best form of Tahitan lime for temperate NZ. On dwarf flying dragon rootstock so ideal container growing and smaller gardens. Feed, water and protect from hard frosts. 1.5 x 1.2m
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