A summary from our database of trees from other regions

which have produced fruit in the Adelaide area

SYNOPSIS

 

Legend

Open Little or no protection from weather
Shade Shadecloth or shade from other plants
Cover Glass or plastic housing
Where planted only applies to fruiting trees
Success rate only applies to trees of fruiting age

 

Acerola Cherry

Trees surveyed

5

Average age when first fruited

3 years

Average height when first fruited

2 metres

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

In open, shade or cover

Shade

Districts where planted

Foothills

Success rate

33 %

 

Avocado

Trees surveyed

13

Average age when first fruited

5 years

Average height when first fruited

2.5 metres

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

In open, shade or cover

Open

Shade

Districts where planted

Plains

Foothills

Hills

Success rate

100 %

 

 

Black Sapote (Chocolate Pudding Fruit)

Trees surveyed

12

Average age when first fruited

6 years

Average height when first fruited

1.5 metres

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

In open, shade or cover

Open

Shade

Districts where planted

Plains

Foothills

Success rate

60 %

 

 

Blueberry

Plants surveyed

10

Average age when first fruited

3 years

Average height when first fruited

.8 metres

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

Pot

In open, shade or cover

Open

Shade

Districts where planted

Plains

Success rate

60 %

 

Brazillian Cherry

Trees surveyed

3

Average age when first fruited

No Fruit

Average height when first fruited

No Fruit

Planted in ground or pot

Pot

In open, shade or cover

Shade

Districts where planted

Hills

Other

Success rate

0 %

 

Bunya Nut

Trees surveyed

3

Average age when first fruited

No Fruit

Average height when first fruited

No Fruit

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

Pot

In open, shade or cover

Shade

Districts where planted

Plains

Success rate

0 %

 

Canistel (Yellow Sapote)

Trees surveyed

4

Average age when first fruited

4 years

Average height when first fruited

1.2 metres

Planted in ground or pot

Pot

In open, shade or cover

Cover

Districts where planted

Plains

Success rate

25 %

 

Carambola (Star Fruit)

Trees surveyed

4

Average age when first fruited

No Fruit

Average height when first fruited

No Fruit

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

Pot

In open, shade or cover

Open

Cover

Districts where planted

Plains

Success rate

0 %

 

Cedar Bay Cherry (Beach Cherry)

Trees surveyed

6

Average age when first fruited

5 years

Average height when first fruited

1 metres

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

Pot

In open, shade or cover

Unknown

Districts where planted

Foothills

Hills

Success rate

40 %

 

Cherimoya

Trees surveyed

6

Average age when first fruited

4 years

Average height when first fruited

2 metres

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

Pot

In open, shade or cover

Open

Districts where planted

Plains

Hills

Success rate

25 %

 

Coffee

Trees surveyed

5

Average age when first fruited

7 years

Average height when first fruited

2 metres

Planted in ground or pot

Pot

In open, shade or cover

Shade

Districts where planted

Plains

Success rate

20 %

 

Curry Leaf

Trees surveyed

7

Average age when first fruited

5 years

Average height when first fruited

1.8 metres

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

Pot

In open, shade or cover

Open

Shade

Districts where planted

Plains

Success rate

28 %

 

Custard Apple

Trees surveyed

4

Average age when first fruited

2 years

Average height when first fruited

2 metres

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

Pot

In open, shade or cover

Shade

Cover

Districts where planted

Plains

Success rate

50 %

 

 

Feijoa

Trees surveyed

21

Average age when first fruited

3 years

Average height when first fruited

1.5 metres

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

In open, shade or cover

Open

Districts where planted

Plains

Foothills

Hills

Success rate

71 %

 

Granadilla

Trees surveyed

4

Average age when first fruited

No Fruit

Average height when first fruited

No Fruit

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

Pot

In open, shade or cover

Open

Shade

Districts where planted

Plains

Foothills

Success rate

0 %

 

Grumichama

Trees surveyed

6

Average age when first fruited

No Fruit

Average height when first fruited

No Fruit

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

Pot

In open, shade or cover

Open

Shade

Districts where planted

Plains

Foothills

Hills

Success rate

0 %

 

Guava

Trees surveyed

20

Average age when first fruited

2 years

Average height when first fruited

1 metre

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

Pot

In open, shade or cover

Open

Shade

Districts where planted

Plains

Foothills

Hills

Success rate

85 %

 

Jaboticaba

Trees surveyed

9

Average age when first fruited

6 years

Average height when first fruited

1.5 metres

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

Pot

In open, shade or cover

Open

Shade

Districts where planted

Plains

Foothills

Success rate

11 %

 

Kiwi Fruit

Trees surveyed

13

Average age when first fruited

3 years

Average height when first fruited

1.5 metres

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

In open, shade or cover

Open

Shade

Districts where planted

Plains

Foothills

Hills

Success rate

66 %

 

Longan

Trees surveyed

11

Average age when first fruited

6 years

Average height when first fruited

1.5 metres

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

In open, shade or cover

Open

Districts where planted

Plains

Foothills

Success rate

75 %

 

Macadamia

Trees surveyed

15

Average age when first fruited

6 years

Average height when first fruited

2.5 metres

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

Pot

In open, shade or cover

Open

Shade

Districts where planted

Plains

Foothills

Hills

Success rate

88 %

 

Mango

Trees surveyed

14

Average age when first fruited

4 years

Average height when first fruited

1.8 metres

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

Pot

In open, shade or cover

Open

Shade

Districts where planted

Plains

Foothills

Hills

Success rate

85 %

 

Miracle Fruit

Trees surveyed

6

Average age when first fruited

2 years

Average height when first fruited

1 metre

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

Pot

In open, shade or cover

Open

Cover

Districts where planted

Plains

Foothills

Hills

Success rate

75 %

 

Mulberry

Trees surveyed

20

Average age when first fruited

2 years

Average height when first fruited

1.5 metres

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

In open, shade or cover

Open

Shade

Districts where planted

Plains

Foothills

Hills

Success rate

85 %

 

Natal Plum

Trees surveyed

6

Average age when first fruited

4 years

Average height when first fruited

1.5 metres

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

In open, shade or cover

Open

Shade

Districts where planted

Plains

Foothills

Success rate

50 %

 

Papaya (Pawpaw)

Trees surveyed

8

Average age when first fruited

3 years

Average height when first fruited

2.5 metres

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

In open, shade or cover

Shade

Cover

Districts where planted

Plains

Foothills

Hills

Success rate

80 %

 

Persimmon

Trees surveyed

25

Average age when first fruited

2 years

Average height when first fruited

1.5 metres

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

In open, shade or cover

Open

Districts where planted

Plains

Foothills

Hills

Success rate

82 %

 

Pomegranate

Trees surveyed

13

Average age when first fruited

3 years

Average height when first fruited

2 metres

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

In open, shade or cover

Open

Districts where planted

Plains

Foothills

Hills

Success rate

72 %

 

 

Star Apple (Caimito)

Trees surveyed

4

Average age when first fruited

No Fruit

Average height when first fruited

No Fruit

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

In open, shade or cover

Open

Cover

Districts where planted

Plains

Foothills

Success rate

0 %

 

Tamarillo

Trees surveyed

21

Average age when first fruited

2 years

Average height when first fruited

2 metres

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

In open, shade or cover

Open

Shade

Districts where planted

Plains

Foothills

Hills

Success rate

81 %

 

Wampee (Wampi)

Trees surveyed

12

Average age when first fruited

4 years

Average height when first fruited

1.5 metres

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

In open, shade or cover

Open

Districts where planted

Plains

Success rate

16 %

 

White Sapote (Casimiroa)

Trees surveyed

28

Average age when first fruited

4 years

Average height when first fruited

3.5 metres

Planted in ground or pot

Ground

In open, shade or cover

Open

Districts where planted

Plains

Foothills

Hills

Success rate

83 %