This “Fruit Salad Tree” Bears Eight Different Types Of Fruit
Spring is in the air and the flowers are a bloomin’. If your the gardening type, you know it’s time to bust out the shovel and get to work. If you have a sweet tooth and enjoy growing fruit, you’re gonna love this… An Australian company has fabricated a tree that can bear up to eight different fruits, yep and they call it The Fruit Salad Tree!
How the heck do you grow eight different fruits on a single tree? With an asexual plant propagation technique known as grafting. Typically grafting is used for the commercial production of trees and shrubs, however The Fruit Salad Tree Company utilized this technique to create the ultimate buffet of fruit super tree!
The Fruit Salad Tree was created as a cost effective means to grow multiple species of fruit. Variations of the tree have been designed for all climate types. Here the are four different types of Fruit Salad Trees:
- Stonefruit which grows peaches, plums, nectarines, apricots and peachcots
- Citrus which grows a winter and summer orange, mandarins, lemons, limes, grapefruits, tangelos and pomelos
- Multi-apples only
- Multi-nashi fruit only
You can download an order form for these delectable delights here. They are also available at select Home Depot and nursery locations.
Check out this video, it shows how the Fruit Salad Tree Company produces these amazing fruit factories.