Fruit Menu

Billington Plum

First plum with dark red skin and flesh to ripen.  All-purpose plum with good sweet flavour.

$6.00

Blackboy Peach

Port wine skinned, medium sized fruit with wine red melting flesh.  A popular variety for eating fresh and bottling.  Late season and worth the wait, my favourite peach.  Cold winter nights these bottled peaches with custard are to die for.

$6.00

Blackdorris Plum

Excellent all purpose plum. Fruit is of medium size, with purple black skin and dark red sweet, juicy flesh. Vigorous, up right tree habit. A Cross variety. Mid season.

$6.00

Clutha Gold Apricot

Clutha Gold is an excellent main crop apricot, cross between a Sundrop and a Moorpark. It is a large, oval apricot with very good eating quality. Flesh is firm but melting, with very good flavour. Skin is orange with a lovely red blush.  Produces beautiful clean fruit that ripens two weeks after Sundrop and just before Moorpark.


$6.00

Coes Golden Drop Greengage

Super mid to late season plum. Large oval, yellow fruit both rich in taste and with juicy flesh. European variety. Best planted with a Greengage.

$6.00

Dawson Cherry

Dawson is a delicious eating cherry with firm red flesh encased in rich black skin. Fruit is of medium size, ripening mid-December.

$20.00

English Greengage

Very popular, succulent, sweet, smaller fruit with delicious flavour. Mid to late season. European variety. Planted with Coe’s Golden Drop (yellowgage as pollinator).

$6.00

Fantasia Nectarine

An excellent yellow fleshed selection producing large attractive fruit with very good flavour. Fruit is round to oblong and very juicy. Skin is bright red with yellow background. Freestone.

$6.00

Flamecrest Peach

This is a delicious and high quality Peach with a lovely flavour. It produces large fruit with juicy yellow flesh. The skin is velvet red over the yellow base.  Excellent fresh or bottling.

$6.00

Lappin Cherry

Large dark red fruit with firm juicy flesh. This precocious variety is now a commercial mainstay in many areas.

$20.00

Mac 1/6 Apricot

New early varietal apricot from Plant and Food, unique to NZ.  Not yet officially named, watch this space, should be available 2nd week of December

$6.00

Moorpark Apricot

Moorpark are beautiful old fashioned freestone heritage variety with superb flavour,  medium to large in size. Skin is deep yellow with an orange blush that’s fuzz-free. The soft and juicy flesh of Moorpark allows the fruit to be suitable for fresh eating, bottling or drying.  The skin will often be blemished or cracked.  Easily the best eating apricot in creation... its traditions and Central Otago heritage are so rich we have branded our Orchard on it!

$6.00

Mulberries

THE QUEEN OF ALL! This berry fruit has been eaten for at least 3000 years in the Middle East. Originally from China and Persia and grown for their leaves for silkworms.  Sweet, juicy, red to black fruit with intense succulent flavour, the flour is unlike any other berry fruit. Grown on a large tree, not a bush containing Vitamins C, K, B and E, potassium, magnesium iron and fibre.  Contains anti-inflammatory properties, The leaves were used in ancient Chinese medicine and may have antibacterial properties, useful in diabetic treatment of high blood pressure.


$6.00

NectaRoss Nectarine

Fruit of large calibre, firm and with nice colour. First year available will be late Feb 2018

$6.00

Omega Plum

Popular with a host of uses. Medium sized, red speckled skin and red juicy flesh. Free stone.  Intense flavour, awesome bottled or fresh.  The last of the stone fruit of the season.

$6.00

Orange Red Apricot

This apricot develops a red blush over a bright orange base colour. Fruit texture is firm and fruit quality is very good.  Popular variety in the United States

$6.00

Rainier Cherry

Large, super sweet, white/yellow fruit with red blush and white flesh. Ripening early to mid season.

$20.00

Redgold Nectarine

A large, proven late season nectarine with a sweet flavour, rivalling some peach varieties. Deep red skin with gold blush and a deep yellow flesh that easily separates from the stone.

$6.00

Romestar Peach

A fantastic quality yellow fleshed dessert peach.  Has excellent flavour, productivity and storage.  

$6.00

Royal Rosa Apricot

Royal Rosa is an early, freestone apricot with firm tasty gold flesh, yellow skin with a red blush.

$6.00