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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BLOOD ORANGE 'TAROCCO IPPOLITO'
BLOOD ORANGE 'TAROCCO IPPOLITO'
PLANTS: WCITBOT
A mid-season blood orange from Italy, the smooth skin blushed orange is easy to peel when fruit is ripe, while the vibrant colouration of the fruit and unusual sweetness makes this variety suitable for both eating fresh and serving as juice. Virtually seedless.
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CITRON 'BUDDHA'S HAND'
CITRON 'BUDDHA'S HAND'
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 for use 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 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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FRUIT AND CITRUS FERTILISER 2kg
FRUIT AND CITRUS FERTILISER 2kg
HARDWARE: HDOFC
Give your plants the boost they need with this specially formulated pelletised fertiliser. Diggers Fruit & Citrus fertiliser 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 throughout the yea...
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GRAPEFRUIT 'FLAME'
GRAPEFRUIT 'FLAME'
PLANTS: WCITGF
Indulging in the vibrant flesh of this popular grapefruit is a highlight of any morning ritual. Seedless and juicy, the fruit is sweeter than most but with that great grapefruit tang. A cold hardy variety that grows well further south than most. Prolific and self-fertile.
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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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GRAPEFRUIT 'STAR RUBY' (G)
GRAPEFRUIT 'STAR RUBY' (G)
PLANTS: WCITGSR
The first red-fleshed grapefruit to hit the market in the U.S. back in the ’60s and introduced to Australia in the ’90s. It has the deepest ruby of all ruby-fleshed grapefruit and extends its fruiting into November in southern Australia. A must for fruit salads and the freshest of breakfasts.
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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 twist top and hang the yellow cylinder in your fruit tree - two traps for 2 metre tall trees, four traps for larger trees. The flies and wasps will fly into the cylinder and get stuck on the glue lining ...
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INSECT TRAP REFILL FOR FRUIT TREE PESTS
INSECT TRAP REFILL FOR FRUIT TREE PESTS
HARDWARE: HITRAP
A refill cartridge suitable for our Caged Insect trap (HITRAPC) product. This non-toxic refill lures Diptera insects, including Mediterranean and Queensland fruit flies, as well as citrus gall wasp. Simply replace the cartridge in your existing Caged Insect Trap and rehang in your fruit trees - two traps for 2 metre tall trees, four traps for la...
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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. A beautiful combination of sweet and bitter, which can be eaten whole off the tree. Sometimes spelt ‘cumquat’ in western cultures, the term ‘kumquat’ actually means ‘golden orange’ in Mandarin.
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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. Kids love this generous citrus, which is as refreshing as an ice-tinkling glass of cold lemonade. Tip prune regularly to keep new growth coming and you will have fruit all year.
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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 'PRIOR LISBON' (G)
LEMON 'PRIOR LISBON' (G)
PLANTS: WCITPLL
A vigorous and dense tree that has far fewer thorns than the original strain of the Portuguese heirloom. ‘Prior Lisbon’ bears large almost seedless fruit that is thin-skinned, producing high quality fruit richly endowed with delicious juice. The heaviest crop is from June to October, but will produce year round if regularly pruned and fertilised.
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LIME 'TAHITIAN'  (G)
LIME 'TAHITIAN' (G)
PLANTS: WCITTAL
The most popular lime for juice, this cold tolerant citrus can be grown in pots or garden beds and is easily maintained as a specimen tree, hedge or fruiting pot. Pick fruit while green or leave to ripen to yellow for maximum juice. Produces the main crop in autumn and winter in cooler climates, but can be everbearing the further north it is gro...
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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 cut and hold the stemmed fruit. Great also for avocados and mangos. 1mtr in length and with your arm extended you should be able to safely pi...
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MAKRUT LIME 'NATHANIEL' (G)
MAKRUT LIME 'NATHANIEL' (G)
PLANTS: WCITNL
A popular, less thorny and more flavoursome version of the Makrut lime (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 subtl...
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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. 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 1960s. 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 almost ...
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ORANGE 'CARA CARA NAVEL'
ORANGE 'CARA CARA NAVEL'
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.
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ORANGE 'DELTA SEEDLESS VALENCIA'
ORANGE 'DELTA SEEDLESS VALENCIA'
PLANTS: WCITVDS
An excellent valencia orange to help extend your season, ‘Delta Seedless’ offers large seedless fruit with excellent flavour. Juicy and sweet, this South African variety was discovered in 1952 and has slowly spread across the world. Ripening 2–3 weeks before other popular valencia varieties, ‘Delta Seedless’ fruits stores on the tree for up to s...
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ORANGE 'LANE'S LATE NAVEL' (G)
ORANGE 'LANE'S LATE NAVEL' (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 LONG HARVEST COLLECTION
ORANGE LONG HARVEST COLLECTION
PLANTS: WCITLH
Pick oranges all year round with this long harvest collection. Includes one plant each of Navel ‘Washington’, with fruit from May to September, Navel ‘Lane’s Late’ with fruit from September to December, and Valencia 'Delta Seedless' fruiting from September to March with fruit that stores on the tree for up to seven months.
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ORANGE 'SALUSTIANA'
ORANGE 'SALUSTIANA'
PLANTS: WCITSA
An heirloom orange that is sometimes referred to as a ‘blonde’ orange for its blanched skin, the large, super-sweet and virtually seedless fruit make this orange the most popular variety in its home country of Spain for juicing or eating fresh. Discovered in 1950 as a sport of one of the oldest orange varieties grow in the Mediterranean (‘Comuna...
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ORANGE LONG HARVEST COLLECTION
ORANGE LONG HARVEST COLLECTION
PLANTS: WCITLH
Pick oranges all year round with this long harvest collection. Includes one plant each of Navel ‘Washington’, with fruit from May to September, Navel ‘Lane’s Late’ with fruit from September to December, and Valencia 'Delta Seedless' fruiting from September to March with fruit that stores on the tree for up to seven months.
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2 year membership + Garden Calendar and 2 Seed Packets
2 year membership + Garden Calendar and 2 Seed Packets
Membership: MNE2CA2
Join the club and receive an exclusive gift, valued at $30. A stunning calendar featuring key dates, a guide to which seeds to sow each month and plenty of space to add your own events. Plus two free packets of some popular seeds – Tomato 'Black Cherry' and Lettuce Heirloom Mix.
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