Long known as the ‘Apple Ilse’ Tasmania has a climate that can grow a wide range of fruit trees and produces some of the best cool climate fruit in Australia.
Fruit tree varieties for Tasmania
Fruit Trees that can be grown in Hobart, Launceston and across Tasmania include a wide range, depending on the area. Fruit trees that are suitable for Tasmania include : Apple Trees, Pear Trees, Plum Trees, Quinces, Apricot, Nectarine Trees and Nut Trees including Almonds, Hazelnuts and Chestnuts.
In Australia Climatic areas for growing fruit trees fall into four main areas, Tropical, Sub Tropical, Temperate to Cool and Mediterranean.
The types and varieties of fruit trees that can be grown in each area varies significantly. In Tasmania, depending on location and aspect try the following fruit trees.
Mediteranean Climate Fruit Trees
- Olives, Citrus, Figs, Mulberry, Pomegranate and Quince
Temperate to Cool Climate
- Citrus, Apples, Pears, Plums, Figs, Apricots
The following nurseries and growers can supply Fruit Trees for the Tasmanian Gardener
Mail order fruit tree nursery with over 200 temperate climate fruit trees.
Heritage varieties and dwarf fruit trees. Apple Trees, Stone Fruit, Nut Trees and Berry Fruit.
2505 Westernport Road, Ripplebrook, Victoria
The largest range of deciduous and evergreen advanced trees from 1-12 metres with over 100,000 trees to select from. SpringRing® grown trees from 25 litre to 1000 litre as well as field grown specimen trees and mature palms. Australia-wide delivery
MAPLE GROVE NURSERY – phone: 0407393293
Direct to public Huge Range Ornamental & Deciduous Trees. Fruit Trees, Ash, Birch, Crabapples, Elm, Japanese Maples, Ornamental Pears, Weeping and Standard Trees.
BOB MAGNUS’ FRUIT TREE NURSERY – PH (03) 62674430
c/- PO Woodbridge TAS 7162
Specialising in heritage apple varieties, 80 at present, and all dwarf trees. Pears, plums,Quinces and Hazel Nuts Catalogue