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Thirkettle Nurseries Catalogue


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Morus nigra
Black Mulberry
Full sun Tree
The black mulberry is a medium tree of great dignity and beauty. It has a gnarled, rugged trunk and most attractive, heart shaped leaves. The deep purple fruits, which look like loganberries are tasty and have a variety of culinary uses. Forms a domed, rounded habit, giving it a most architectural appeal. Very long-lived, but not as slow growing as is often supposed. Mature height: 5-10m
Bag Size
PB6.5

Morus nigra 'Queenie'
Full sun Tree
Black Mulberry. A small, very long lived tree with a wide spreading head, becoming gnarled & picturesque with age. Sweet tangy black red edible fruit. 4m
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Myrtus ugni
NZ Cranberry
Full sun Tree
The Chilean guava has fragrant flowers and delicious, dark red, aromatic berries later in summer. Ideal as a low, evergreen hedge around the potager or vege garden. 1.2 x 0.6m
Bag Size
2.5L Available
PB5

Nashi 'Hosui'
Nashi 'Hosui'
A very large, juicy, sweet, low acid, bronze-skinned fruit that is one of the most popular Asian pears. Partially self-pollinating however will benefit from cross pollination with Nijisseiki. 4 x 3m
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Nashi 'Nijisseiki'
Nashi Nijisseiki
Full sun Tree
Best known Asian pear and reliable performer. Fruit is good size with greenish smooth skin. Flesh is white, firm, crisp, very juicy and sweet with a refreshing tartness. Self fertile. 4 x 3m
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Nectarine Sherbet« 'Ruby Diamond'
This high quality, yellow fleshed nectarine has an excellent tangy flavour. Very firm and crispy. Very productive and regular bearer. Late season. Freestone. Protected by PVR.
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Olea 'Frantoio'
Full sun Tree
An evergreen tree, the olives suitable for oil or table. Performs exceptionally well in most areas. Superior oil quality & yields. Free draining soils.
Bag Size
PB6.5 Available

Olea 'Koroneiki'
Full sun Tree
An excellent smaller growing olive with great annual crops of small fruit which produce very high quality oil. Comes into production very early and is self fertile. Great for home garden plantings where a bushy evergreen plant is required. Best with lots of sun. 4m
Bag Size
PB6.5 Available

Olea 'Leccino'
Full sun Tree
A fruiting evergreen tree, excellent ornamental variety. A superb Tuscan oil variety, vigorous growing & especially cold tolerant once established. Pollinators - Frantoio & Pendolino.
Bag Size
PB6.5 Available

Olea 'Manzanillo'
Full sun Tree
Oil or table. Small to medium fruit on a small spreading tree. An early bearer, and good in cooler climates. Requires free draining soils.
Bag Size
PB18 Available
PB6.5 Available

Passionfruit 'Black'
Large black fruit, with a sweet fragrant pulp that surrounds numerous black seeds. Bears fruit after about 15 months and ripen late summer. Best in a sunny frost-free site protected from cold wind. 4 x 1m
Bag Size
2.5L Limited stock available

Peach 'Blackboy'
Full sun Tree
Blackboys are back in vogue with fragrant, juicy, delicious fruit; purple flushed skin with white interior. Excellent for eating & bottling. Resistant to leaf curl. 3m x 2m
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Peach 'Bonanza' 45cm Std
Peach 'Bonanza'
Full sun Tree
Natural dwarf peach tree but with full size, freestone orange-red fruit with sweet yellow flesh. A winner for a small garden, pottager or patio pot. Best with plenty of sun, and summer moisture. Spray programme recommended. Self fertile.
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Peach 'Bonanza' 60cm Std
Peach 'Bonanza'
Natural dwarf peach tree but with full size, freestone orange-red fruit with sweet yellow flesh. A winner for a small garden, pottager or patio pot. Best with plenty of sun, and summer moisture. Spray programme recommended. Self fertile.
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Peach Dew Drop« 'Golden Tatura'
Classic Golden Queen style peach which is superb for both eating fresh and bottling. Large, round fruit with sweet, juicy golden flesh with classic canning peach aroma & flavour. Ripens early. Protected by PVR #938
Bag Size
PB8 Sold Out this season

Peach 'Honey Babe' 60cm Std
Peach 'Honey Babe'
Full sun Tree
Natural dwarf peach with good tasting, medium sized red fruit, with sweet, firm, orange flesh. Self fertile and suitable for growing in most parts of the country. Ideal for smaller gardens and patio pots. Best with plenty of sun, summer water and a spray programme.
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Peach 'Kotare Honey' 60cm Std
Peach 'Kotare Honey'
Full sun Tree
Dwarf peach with golden sweet fruit with a lovely 'peachy' scent and a delicious taste. Freestone. Fruits late summer. A regular cropper. Best with good soil & some shelter. Self fertile.
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Peach Lollipop« 'White Princess'
An exciting new, large red peach with sweet and juicy white flesh which is low in acid. A relaible cropper which is showy in blossom and in fruit. Ripens in mid summer. Freestone. Protected by PVR.
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Peach 'Oddfellow' NJF16
Peach 'Oddfellow' NJF16
A premier flat peach with golden-yellow clingstone fruit that is both firm and juicy and is wonderfully sweet. Very showy large, light pink spring flowers. Vigorous & healthy. 3 x 3m PVR applies.
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Peach 'Pix Zee' 60cm std
Full sun Tree
Ideal dwarf peach tree for small gardens and containers. Large red over orange skinned fruit with delicious, firm, yellow flesh. Freestone. Early to ripen. Self-fertile. 1.8 x 1.5m
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