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Citrus Fruit

Growing citrus is easy and there is a huge range of varieties to choose from including lemons, oranges, mandarins, tangelo, kumquats, limes and grapefruits as well as native finger limes and novelty fruits like pummelo and Buddah’s Hand! We have different rootstocks to choose from so you can select the right type for your climate. Members can access Growing Tips for citrus, or watch this video for help with citrus pruning and pests. Contact your local Diggers nursery for variety availability in store.

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FRUIT & CITRUS FERTILISER 2kg
FRUIT & CITRUS FERTILISER 2kg
HARDWARE: HDOFC
Give your plants the boost they need with this specially formulated fertilizer. Diggers Fruit & Citrus fertiliser is a fertiliser that has been specifically developed for growing healthy fruit with boosted levels of phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) specifically designed to enhance fruit quality. Applying a fertiliser during planting and througho...
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INSECT TRAP FOR FRUIT TREE PESTS
INSECT TRAP FOR FRUIT TREE PESTS
HARDWARE: HITRAP
A non-toxic trap that lures Diptera insects including Mediterranean and Queensland fruit flies as well as citrus gall wasp. Simply remove the twist top and hang the yellow cylinder in your fruit tree - two traps for...
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INSECT TRAP FOR FRUIT TREE PESTS- CAGED
INSECT TRAP FOR FRUIT TREE PESTS- CAGED
HARDWARE: HITRAPC
A non-toxic trap that lures Diptera insects including Mediterranean and Queensland fruit flies as well as citrus gall wasp. Simply remove the ...
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LONG REACH CUT AND HOLD PICKER
LONG REACH CUT AND HOLD PICKER
HARDWARE: HSNIP
Pick your lemons without the need to climb or use a ladder.This lightweight tool cuts and holds the lemon.It features a small cutting blade(10mm capacity) and a Light weight aluminium handle and gripper to ...
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CITRON BUDDHA'S HAND (G)
CITRON BUDDHA'S HAND (G)
PLANTS: WCITPBH
Named for its resemblance to the fingers shown on many Buddha representations, this 'Novelty Fruit' contains no juice, however the rind is high in oils and can be zested and used in cooking and to flavour alcoholic beverages. Highly aromatic, a little goes a long way, with salads, dressings and cakes all suitable for this intriguing citron.
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Citrus Long harvest collection
Citrus Long harvest collection
PLANTS: WCITLH
Pick oranges all year round with this long harvest collection. Includes one plant each of ‘Washington’, with fruit from May to September, ‘Lane’s Late’ with fruit from September to December, and ‘Valencia’ fruiting from September to March with fruit that stores on the tree for up to seven months.
Member $99.00
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CITRUS STARTER PACK
CITRUS STARTER PACK
PLANTS: WCITSP
If you’re thinking about growing your own citrus at home, this is the ultimate starter collection. We’ve combined five of our favourite varieties to help you create your own citrus grove, including one plant each of Orange ‘Lane’s Late’, Lemon ‘Prior Lisbon’, Lime ‘Tahitian’, Tangelo ‘Minneola’ and Mandarin ‘Imperial’. Once established, you’ll b...
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GRAPEFRUIT MARSH (G)
GRAPEFRUIT MARSH (G)
PLANTS: WCITGMA
Dating back to the 1800s, this popular heirloom grapefruit is the father of many modern hybrids because of its large, slightly sweet seedless fruit. With traditional yellow flesh, and thinner skin than other varieties, 'Marsh' has remained popular with citrus growers around the world. The first seedless grapefruit available. Best suited to hot, ...
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IMPERIAL MANDERIN (G)
IMPERIAL MANDERIN (G)
PLANTS: WCITIMM
The first mandarin to ripen, Imperial is a proven variety, popular for its thin, easy peel skin. An Australian heirloom, Imperial was raised during the 1890's at Emu Plains, NSW. Has a tendency to produce higher yields on alternate years. Harvest the sweet fruit from April through to July in most areas. With its thin golden skin, sweet tangy fle...
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KUMQUAT NAGAMI - TRIFOLIATA
KUMQUAT NAGAMI - TRIFOLIATA
PLANTS: WCITKN
The Nagami Kumquat produces beautiful oval fruit which is excellent for marmalades and liqueurs. Can be eaten whole off the tree.
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KUMQUAT NAGAMI (G)
KUMQUAT NAGAMI (G)
PLANTS: WCITCQN
The Nagami Kumquat produces beautiful oval fruit which is excellent for marmalades and liqueurs. Can be eaten whole off the tree. A beautiful combination of sweet and bitter. Sometimes spelt as Cumquat in western cultures, the term Kumquat actually means golden orange in Mandarin.
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Lemon ‘Meyer' ( G)
Lemon ‘Meyer' ( G)
PLANTS: WCITML
This popular lemon produces fruit all year round and is the most cold tolerant of all lemons. Actually a ‘Eureka’ cultivar with mild acidity, this lemon is perfect for refreshing summer drinks. Ideal for espaliering and one of the most popular homegrown fruits in Australia.
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LEMON EUREKA - COX
LEMON EUREKA - COX
PLANTS: WCITEUC
The best lemon for warmer climates, the thornless Eureka produces tangy rough skinned fruit throughout the entire year. Almost seedless, this variety is perfect for juicing. Cox Rootstock.
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LEMON LEMONADE (G)
LEMON LEMONADE (G)
PLANTS: WCITLLE
A great fresh eating lemon, the low acid levels in the flesh make this the sweetest of lemons - so much so, you can eat them straight from the tree. As refreshing as an ice-tinkling glass of cold lemonade, kids love this generous citrus. Tip prune regularly to keep new growth coming and you will have fruit all year.
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LISBON LEMON (G)
LISBON LEMON (G)
PLANTS: WCITLIL
This heirloom lemon is one of the most popular lemons in Australia because of its abundant juice and ease of growth. A vigorous tree with a generous harvest, the thin skinned lemons are perfect for cooking and juicing. A great lemon with that characteristic lemon zing. Heat tolerant and the most adapted to short dry periods, as well as frosts.
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MANDARIN AFOURER (G)
MANDARIN AFOURER (G)
PLANTS: WCITMAF
A popular mandarin with vibrant orange skin encasing easy to peel segments filled with sweet juice, and low in seed depending on surrounding citrus. Bears a regular crop of large fruits on a moderate sized tree. Harvest based on flavour, not colour, for maximum sweetness.
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MANDARIN SATSUMA OKITSU (G)
MANDARIN SATSUMA OKITSU (G)
PLANTS: WCITPMS
This sweet, early season mandarin was first produced in Japan in 1940, and brought into cultivation in the 1960's. Noted for its suitability to cool southern areas, it is, in fact, the most cold tolerant of all the mandarins. The petite rounded fruit has bright yellow orange skin, is easy to peel, is one of the best storing mandarins and is almo...
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NATHANIEL MAKRUT LIME (G)
NATHANIEL MAKRUT LIME (G)
PLANTS: WCITNL
A popular, less thorny and more flavoursome version of the Makrut (also known as Kaffir) lime, this variety is juicy, not dry, but with all the benefits of the makrut. The leaves are an important part of many Asian and Indian cuisines, while the fruit yield a rich oil from the rind which can be harvested with a fine grater. The oil is subtly per...
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ORANGE - CARA CARA
ORANGE - CARA CARA
PLANTS: WCITCCO
Discovered recently in Venezuela, ‘Cara Cara’ is now highly sought after for its pink-tinged flesh. Like other navel varieties, the seedless fruit is easy to peel and it ripens in mid-winter, just when we all need a vitamin C boost. A deliciously sweet orange for eating fresh from the tree.
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ORANGE - CHINOTTO
ORANGE - CHINOTTO
PLANTS: WCITOCN
Thornless with a heavy crop, ‘Chinotto’ is a well-known cordial, especially in Italy. Also known as ‘Myrtle Leaved Orange’, this sour orange is highly decorative and suited to large pots. Current height is 15-20cm above the pot.
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ORANGE LANE'S LATE (G)
ORANGE LANE'S LATE (G)
PLANTS: WCITOLL
A late-fruiting sport of the Washington Navel, this orange will fruit through to Christmas. Plant one of these with a Valencia and Salustiana and you will have oranges straight from the tree all year round.
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ORANGE MALTESE BLOOD (G)
ORANGE MALTESE BLOOD (G)
PLANTS: WCITPOMB
An heirloom blood orange from Malta with exceptional colour and flavour with that classic sharp tang of a real blood orange. Reportedly brought to Australia on the First Fleet, whilst seedy, the crop is juicy, reliable and the colour excellent, especially in areas with hot, dry summers and cool nights.
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ORANGE 'SEVILLE'
ORANGE 'SEVILLE'
PLANTS: WCITSE
This is the fastest-growing citrus. Tough enough to be a street tree along the Mediterranean coast where its bright fruit cheer up a winter's day. The handsome shape, dark foliage and sweetly-scented flowers make a tough and attractive hedge or a fine garden specimen. That's enough to earn a place in any Australian garden, but the clincher is t...
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ORANGE WASHINGTON NAVEL (G)
ORANGE WASHINGTON NAVEL (G)
PLANTS: WCITOWN
The most popular eating orange, for its rich flavour and sweet seedless, crisp but tender flesh in segments that are easily separated. Fruit is large and easy peeling, ripening during winter, WASHINGTON will hold well on the tree for a month or more, extending your harvest.
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GARLIC GAMBLER'S CHOICE
GARLIC GAMBLER'S CHOICE
BULBS: BGACOG
LAST REMAINING STOCK Gamblers Choice, lucky dip selection of garlic. Garlic needs to be planted soon, so we are clearing remaining stock with this discounted offer! Great tasting garlic ready to harvest at the start of summer, with up to 12 months of storing, you will have enough to last all year with this pack! Includes 4 packs, each with 2 hea...
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OLD WORLD ROSE COLLECTION
OLD WORLD ROSE COLLECTION
PLANTS: RCOOW
PREORDER. Cultivate romance in your garden with an easy collection of heirloom bare root roses both fragrant and dreamy. The collection includes three old world rose varieties 'Madame Isaac Periere', Rugosa 'Roseraie De L'Hay' and climber 'Mutabilis' for wonder and beauty. PREORDER. BAREROOT ROSES WILL BE DESPATCHED FROM MID-JULY
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2 year membership  + Free Seed Sowing Poster and 2 seed packets
2 year membership + Free Seed Sowing Poster and 2 seed packets
Membership: MNE2SP2
A beautifully illustrated heirloom ‘sow what when’ poster for all areas of Australia so that you'll never have to think about what to sow this month again! You will also receive some free Cauliflower 'Mini' and Kale 'Red Russian' seeds to get your garden started.
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