Fig trees are hardy customers with very good drought tolerance. They really are fruit trees from out of antiquity, up there with the oldest of known fruits still cultivated, known in Biblical times and well before, along with grapes and olives. The fruit from fig trees is either dried or eaten fresh – delicious, but is difficult to get in the market, as it has such a short shelf life, and it is actually at its best when eaten straight from the tree – hence the need to grow your own! It is cooked in breads, desserts and myriad other dishes, (some of the best cooked figs I ever ate were simply cut in half, sprinkled lightly with brown sugar, grilled and then dolloped with mascarpone cream…divine). To overcome their inability to be transported figs have been dried, which they are suited to with their high sugar content. The fruit of fig trees is also used to make a uniquely flavoured jam.
Yalca Fruit Trees is a Fruit Tree Nursery located in Yalca Victoria 30 minutes from Shepparton. We are passionate about growing the best trees and love the Heritage Fruit Tree and Dwarf Fruit Tree varieties. Our fruit trees are shipped to Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and many Australian states and towns excluding South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania (due to quarantine difficulties).
Yalca Fruit Trees online store offers a secure, easy to use checkout experience using credit card. We also accept direct deposit and cheque/money order.
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Yalca Fruit Trees P.O. Box 249 Nathalia 3638 Victoria Australia