• Carey

Where did the last 6 weeks go?

The distractions of moving house have kept me away from the nursery for ages and poor Mel has been doing just about everything, but at last we are in our new house and I can stop thinking about light switches and colours for the bedroom walls.

We were loading plants this evening for tomorrows pack up and blow me down if the guava, fejoa and fig trees are not loaded with ripe fruit. A bit smaller than last year but nice. Are they early or has the time just gone by faster than normal? I'm not so keen on figs but the white eyes love them.

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Subtropica supplies edible and ornamental subtropical plants to New Zealand. We provide banana,  casana, cherimoyas and unusual fruits that grow easily in our climate. Plants are grown organically without the use of chemical fertilisers or sprays. Plants include Misi Luki, Australian Ladyfinger,casana, cherimoya, casimiroa, white sapote, papaya, pawpaw, Rainbow Valley pawpaw,  lucuma, Chilean guava, tropical guava, babaco, passionfruit, vanilla passionfruit, ligularis, , macadamia, mulberry, tamarillo,, brugmansia, sugar cane, guava, ginger.    We also stock Davidson's plum, fig, Ventura, monstera, myoga,  inga, pepino, turmeric,  cardomom,  cardamom, pomegranate, , tea, kei apple, arrowroot, Chinese quince,  Surinam cherry,  Japanese raisin, lemon grass, Vietnamese mint,  Abyssinian banana, rose apple,  citrus,  lime,aloe vera, pitaya,