The Hills area around Adelaide has been a great area for growing fruit trees for many years. And if we move further out to the Barrossa and surrounding areas, or across to Kangaroo Island we can see that a range of fruit Trees that can be grown in Adelaide and across South Australia (SA)
Varieties include a wide range of Dwarf Fruit Trees, Miniature and Multi Graft Fruit Trees, depending on the area. Fruit trees that are suitable for Adelaide and South Australia include: Apple Trees, Lemon Trees, Peach Trees, Plum Trees and some species of Avocado Trees.
Best Fruit Tree Varieties for Adelaide
With a Mediterranean or warm temperate climate, Adelaide is suited to growing a wide range of fruit trees.
The most commonly grown fruit trees in Adelaide are Lemon Trees, however the climate allows us to grow a far greater variety, depending on the soil.
Most citrus trees thrive, stone fruit such as apricots, plums and pears are all popular. Apple trees including the dwarf and multigraft types are excellent for small spaces.
A few unusual types such as Mulberry Trees, Avocado, Macadamia and of course Blueberries are now all on the list for Adelaide’s dedicated gardeners.
Remember that conditions will vary, harvest times will also vary, with diverse climates between The Adelaide Hills, The Riverland area and The Adelaide Plains and even cooler conditions to the south, consult with your supplier as to, the best variety for your garden.
Fruit Trees are available for sale from the following growers and nurseries
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.