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  • Title: Engall's Nursery - Specialist growers of Citrus, Roses and Olives.
    Descriptive info: .. Home.. History.. Citrus.. Lemons.. Limes.. Oranges.. Mandarins.. Cumquats.. Grapefruit.. Unusual Varieties.. Dwarf Citrus.. Citrus Care.. Planting in Ground.. Planting In Pots.. Fertilising and Pruning.. Pests.. How Citrus Are Grown.. Citrus problems- Frequently Asked Questions.. Fruit Trees.. Tropical Fruit Trees.. Deciduous Fruit Trees.. Olives.. Roses.. Roses Care.. Contact Us.. Engall's Expert Tips.. Throughout our website look out for tips and hints in these coloured boxes.. These great ideas, that we have gained through our sixty years of experience, will help your garden thrive!.. Engall's on youtube!.. Can't be bothered reading?.. Check out our videoes.. http://www.. youtube.. com.. /user/engallsnursery.. (Maybe we should stick.. to growing plants!).. Welcome To Engall’s Nursery.. We are specialist growers of Citrus, Fruit Trees and Roses.. The nursery is located in the quiet peaceful suburb of Dural in Sydney’s  ...   Tuesday Oct.. 7.. Unusual Citrus!.. When you use the term citrus everybody thinks Lemons or Oranges, but the Genus of Citrus has many amazing varieties.. From Finger limes to Etrog s, Bergamot, Chinotto and even a Yuzu.. Have you heard of any of these? Our range of.. unusual citrus.. is growing each year and so is the demand.. Our crop is ready, but they always sell quickly so call or email to check the availability.. Fancy flavouring your own tea or extracting the oil in the rind to make your own perfume, then why not plant a Bergamot tree.. ?.. Photo Gallery.. ENGALL'S NURSERY.. THOUSANDS OF CITRUS!.. WE LOVE BEES AND HONEY.. OUR IRRIGATION DAM.. Copyright 2013 by Vision and Beyond Pty Ltd.. All rights reserved.. Terms Of Use.. |.. Privacy Statement..

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  • Title: Engall's Nursery - History - From our early days at Carlingford Rd to the present at Dural.
    Descriptive info: Engall’s Nursery was started in 1946 by William Engall after returning from the war.. Originally called ‘Weona Nursery’, the business started in the backyard in Carlingford Road Epping.. Plants were grown on various rental properties in the district and sold through the Carlingford Road site.. In those days the plants were grown in the ground.. In winter they were dug and sold bare rooted.. Dispatch consisted of soaking the roots in a muddy solution in an old bath tub, (the puddle tub) then enclosing in wet and dry straw and wrapping in brown paper and finished with an intricate web of bailing twine.. These packages were then sent via rail all over Australia.. William Engall died at the young age of forty-nine.. His wife, Eunice and son, Robert continued to run the family nursery.. Growing techniques evolved and the citrus trees began being grown in containers.. As plastic pots were yet to be invented, the growing containers were old jam and kerosene tins.. They had their tops cut out, sharp  ...   leaving his wife Fay and children, Gail and Mark to continue the family business.. Gail continued the legacy at the Carlingford Road site, transforming it into a retail garden centre.. Mark focused on updating production processes and facilities, improving the Dural nursery into the impressive 4 hectare production nursery that it is today.. In 2006 another chapter evolved in Engall’s Nursery, with Fay retiring and ownership was passed on to Mark and his wife Fiona.. The hard decision was made to close the Carlingford Road nursery and concentrate on the one site at Dural.. This has enabled Engall’s Nursery to do what we do best and grow quality plants, securing the nursery to be one day passed onto the fourth generation.. Congratulations.. Mark Engall.. Winner of 2010 NGIA Young Leader Award.. Owner of Engall's Nursery, Mark Engall, was announced the Nursery and Garden Industry of Australia's Young Leader of The Year 2010.. The well deserving Mark Engall accepted his award at the National Conference in Darwin, April 2010.. Congratulations once again..

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  • Title: Engall's Nursery - Citrus Trees - Lemons, Limes, Oranges, Mandarins and many more.
    Descriptive info: Citrus Overview.. Citrus were first introduced to Australia with the first fleet.. Captain James Cook and his fellow explorers knew the nutritional value of the humble citrus.. Nearly 220 years later we are still proudly growing some of the same varieties that were bought here by the first fleet.. Citrus are widely known for their delicious edible fruit and their many uses, from picking and eating straight from the tree, adding exotic flavours and that certain zing to cooking, making jams or marmalades, delicious deserts, an unusual garnish, flavouring your favourite alcoholic beverage or simply juicing for a refreshing drink.. Yet there is much more beauty to citrus than just their wonderful fruit.. Citrus trees also produce an abundance of heavenly scented flowers that can be cut and used as a posy or simply enjoyed on the tree filling the surrounding garden with a beautiful fragrance.. Heavenly scented citrus flowers.. The varied foliage of citrus trees is another magnificent asset.. From small pointy leaves of a.. chinotto,.. the unusual double lobed leaves of a.. kaffir lime.. , to the large dark glossy green foliage of a.. red grapefruit.. The evergreen foliage produces an attractive shrub to small tree.. Citrus are a  ...   ideal for a sunny balcony or courtyard.. If you don t have a citrus tree in your garden, it s certainly time to plant and reap the rewards.. With over 40 different varieties, there is certainly no better place to source your trees then here at Engall s Nursery.. All our trees are specially.. budded.. (grafted) onto a suitable rootstock.. This produces a superior tree that is more vigorous, and stronger growing in a wider range of soil and climatic conditions, produces better quality fruit years earlier and is more resistant to a range of pest and diseases.. We strongly advise to avoid disappointment never plant a seedling or cutting grown citrus tree.. As there are so many different varieties of citrus, the following pages contain detailed information and descriptions, to help you choose a suitable variety for your garden.. To find out more about any of our Citrus trees click on the links below.. Engall's Expert TIps.. By planting citrus 1 metre apart you can obtain a beautiful evergreen informal hedge that provides you with fruit as well as privacy.. To save space plant 2 citrus in the one hole and prune the middle out.. Check out the link below..

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  • Title: Engall's Nursery - Lemon Trees - Eureka Lemon, Meyer Lemon, Lisbon Lemon and Lemonade, we sell them all.
    Descriptive info: Lemons (Citrus limon).. EUREKA LEMON (Citrus limon 'Eureka').. The more traditional (your grandmother probably had one), larger growing backyard lemon.. Although can grow tall, regularly pruning encourages a bushier habit that is easier to maintain.. Lemons are large with a medium to thick skin with plenty of strong acidic juice, great for cooking or on those fish and chips.. The best benefit is the Eureka fruits all year round, with the heaviest crop in winter, so you re nearly always guaranteed a lemon.. Also see.. Dwarf Eureka lemon.. LISBON LEMON (Citrus limon 'Lisbon').. The Lisbon Lemon is the most commonly grown lemon in Australia.. It is a very vigorous tree, up to 8m high, and contains thorns.. The Lisbon lemon produces very high quality lemons with a thin skin, good juicy and high acidity.. Once a year the Lisbon Lemon produces a heavy crop of fruit in mid winter to early spring.. MEYER LEMON.. (Citrus limon * meyer).. Meyer is a smaller growing bushy tree, growing to a maximum height of 2.. 5 metres.. It produces numerous crops of medium sized lemons throughout the year.. The fruit has a softer skin,  ...   by Engall s Nursery, even making front page of the Sydney morning Herald in the late Eighties.. It is now widely grown in backyards throughout Australia.. The Lemonade, looks like a lemon, but can be eaten straight from the tree, just like a mandarin or orange.. It s a lot sweeter than a lemon with a refreshing tang.. It truly has to be tasted to be appreciated.. It makes a refreshing drink when juiced.. The tree is upright grower that produces an abundance of fruit, ripening mid winter.. Be the envy of all your friends when they sample this unusual fruit, that can t be purchased at the fruit shop.. Dwarf Lemonade.. Decided on the plant you wish to buy? Head to the Contact Us page, using the link below, to find where we are located.. Need to know more about how to look after your citrus tree? Click below to go to our Citrus Care page.. For lemons all year round we suggest the Eureka or Meyer lemon varieties.. If you have a possum problem try a Lisbon lemon, because its thorny nature tends to keep these little critters away..

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  • Title: Engall's Nursery - Lime Trees - Tahitian Lime, Kaffir Lime, Finger Lime and many more.
    Descriptive info: FINGER LIME.. An Australian native which originated in the rainforests of Queensland.. Produces an unusual finger shaped fruit that has individual vesicles inside that pop out when squeezed.. Looks very similar to caviar.. Has a strong limey taste.. Great for drinks, useds as a garnish or mixed through salads.. PINK ICE - Purplish to brown skin on the outside with clear to pink vesicles on the inside.. Fruits well with a great flavour.. ALSTONVILLE - Greenish brown on the outside with clear to green vesicles.. MORE VARIETIES COMING SOON!.. TAHITIAN LIME (Citrus latifolia).. This is the most popular lime tree.. The Tahitian produces delicious juicy seedless limes that are often picked small and green, when they are stronger in flavour.. Alternatively they can be left to ripen on the tree to a light yellow colour; this is when they become their juiciest.. The main harvest is late autumn to mid-winter, although they can bear a smaller summer crop.. Limes are a great alternative to lemons in all forms of cooking and taste great in a beer.. The tree is a medium grower with a lovely dense branching habit, making them ideal for the garden or a pot.. Dwarf Tahitian Lime.. WEST INDIAN LIME (Citrus aurantifolia).. Similar to the Tahitian lime, with a smaller stronger flavoured fruit, that also turns from green to a light yellow colour when fully ripe.. A smaller growing tree than the Tahitian that is very susceptible to  ...   of kaffir lime sold throughout Australia, some with large thorns.. Our superior strain has small thorns and a larger leaf that is a lot more aromatic.. RANGPUR LIME (Citrus limonia).. The Rangpur is often mistaken for a mandarin as is fruits look much closer to mandarins than limes.. It is easily peeled and.. can be broken into segments like a mandarin, but it has a distinct strong acidic lime flavour.. The tree is very vigorous and is sometimes used as a rootstock because of this strong growing trait.. It is more cold tolerant than all the other limes.. It produces an abundance of fruit from late autumn through to spring.. If you can overlook a lime fruit being orange in colour, then this is a fantastic choice.. INDONESIAN LIME.. The Indonesian lime is only a recent introduction to Australia and to our knowledge we at Engall s are the only growers in Australia.. The Indonesian lime is only a small growing tree with dense bushy light green foliage.. The fruit are small (cumquat sized) and flat in shape turning from green to yellow when ripe, mainly in winter.. The fruit is used in cooking, especially to marinate meats.. Stock is limited and a pre order is often required.. Engall's Expert Tip.. Squeeze your abundant crop of limes into ice cube trays and freeze them for use in the off season.. Remove the fruit from your Kaffir lime to encourage more foliage growth..

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  • Title: Engall's Nursery - Orange Trees - Washington Navel, Valencia, Arnold Blood and lots more.
    Descriptive info: WASHINGTON NAVEL ORANGE (Citrus sinensis Washington Navel ).. The Washington Navel is the most popular backyard orange grown in Australia.. It is a small to medium sized tree that produces oranges ripening in mid winter.. Oranges are medium to large, (depending on the quantity of fruit set), and very sweet and juicy.. Skin is relatively easy to peel and being a navel, the fruit is seedless.. Also see.. LANES LATE NAVEL ORANGE (Citrus sinensis Lanes Late Navel ).. Almost identical to the Washington Navel in all aspects apart from the fruit ripening a couple of months later, late Winter into early Spring.. This makes it an ideal tree to plant alongside a Washington to extend the harvesting time of Navel oranges.. NAVELINA ORANGE.. (Citrus sinensis Navelina ).. Fruit ripens end of April into May, making it a fantastic early season navel orange, which is sweet, seedless and juicy.. Fruit can be slightly oblong in shape and has a dark orange skin.. The tree is compact and bushy.. For those gardeners with space, planting a Navelina, Washington and Lanes Late will find themselves harvesting Navels for up to six months of the year.. NEWHALL NAVEL ORANGE (Citrus sinensis Newhall ).. This is only a new variety to Engall s list and is still being trialled.. The fruit is oval in shape, making it look unusual.. Aside from this unusual shape, the fruit is the sweetest navel we have tasted and this variety is sure to be a winner!.. VALENCIA ORANGE (Citrus sinensis Valencia ).. Commonly referred to as a juicing orange, the Valencia fruit are medium in size with a distinctive, fresh tang.. Valencia s best traits being that the fruit will hang on the tree for months, becoming sweeter the longer it is left on the tree.. Beginning to ripen in winter the fruit can  ...   pigmentation.. Although a blood orange, it will produce fruit with little or no blood colour in the Sydney climate.. The same variety grown in a hotter dryer climate with cooler nights will produce a more regular distinct red pigmentation.. BLOOD ORANGE ARNOLD (Citrus sinensis Arnold Blood ).. Arnold blood a newer variety, discovered by Mike Arnold in South Australia.. This variety produces a good red pigmentation in Sydney and coastal climates, although does produce better colour in cooler climates.. The smallish, fruit ripens mid winter and has a distinctive tang with the red pigmentation.. The tree is also small and bushy, making it suitable for pots or a small garden.. CARA CARA BLOOD ORANGE (Citrus sinensis Cara Cara ).. Cara Cara blood orange is only a new addition to Engall s list and hasn t been fully evaluated.. It is a Navel orange producing large seedless fruit that are very sweet.. Unlike other blood oranges, that produce the red pigmentation along the veins in the flesh of the fruit, the Cara flesh is all the same colour.. Temperature can also affect the colouring and as seen in the above photo, this fruit grown in Dural, produced a pink flesh inside.. SEVILLE (Citrus aurantium).. Seville is the sour orange, used for making jams and marmalades.. It has large flattish fruit which look quiet appealing, but once cut and tasted it is soon appreciated that these oranges are only meant for cooking.. They have a sharp bitter tang and many seeds.. The fruit ripens in mid- winter.. It is a strong growing tree.. Choose early varieties, such as Navelina, for fruit early in the season and plant along side varieties such as Washington and lanes Late Navel to extend your fruiting harvest through to august.. Go even further by planting a Valencia to have Oranges well into October..

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  • Title: Engall's Nursery - Mandarin Trees - Imperial, Emperor, Seedless, plus many more.
    Descriptive info: MANDARINS (Citrus reticulata).. IMPERIAL MANDARIN (Citrus reticulata Imperial).. Australia s most popular grown commercial mandarin, also ideal for the backyard producing excellent quality fruit.. They are medium to large in size, easy to peel, juicy and a great strong flavour, with a few seeds.. Fruit ripens late autumn, into early winter.. A strong growing tree, with upright growth.. Increase the size of the fruit by thinning as it is developing.. If you only have room for one mandarin, this is the one for you.. Dwarf Imperial Mandarin.. EMPEROR MANDARIN (Citrus reticulata Emperor ).. Another great mandarin, which produces excellent fruit year after year.. Large puffy skin that forms completely separate from the flesh makes this mandarin the easiest to peel.. Good flavour, a few seeds and a strong growing tree.. Fruit ripens mid winter, after the Imperial.. To harvest mandarins over a longer period, plant both an Imperial and Emperor.. ROBBIE ENGALL S SEEDLESS MANDARIN (Citrus unshiu).. This is a superior form of Satsuma mandarin, selected by the late Robbie Engall.. It is a fantastic mandarin for the kids, with large fruit, puffy skin, making it easy to peel, mild flavour and no seeds.. Fruit ripens early, in April and May on a small growing tree, making it ideal for the courtyard garden or in a pot.. Encourage your kids to be  ...   winter.. Easy to peel skin with seeds.. Unfortunately the Thorny mandarin tends to bi-annual crop, cropping very heavily one year and little to no fruit the following year.. Although this is a drawback, if you have the room, it is worthwhile planting a thorny as it has the sweetest of all mandarins.. CLEMENTINE MANDARIN (Citrus reticulata Clementine ).. There are many different strains, all sold under the name of clementine.. The variety, we grow is Nules clementine, a newer variety to Australia.. Fruit is medium sized, easy to peel with a good flavour and a few seeds.. The fruit ripens mid winter.. A vigorous tree.. HONEY MURCOTT MANDARIN.. Although named a mandarin, this variety of unknown parentage is more like a mandarin cross orange.. The large fruit is flat in shape, with a tight skin and can be seedy.. It has a distinct flavour unlike other mandarins, sweet but different.. The fruit ripens late, August into September, making it an ideal addition to the home orchard to increase the harvesting time of mandarins.. Strong growing, upright tree.. Because of their dense foliage and colourful fruit Mandarins make great espaliers and hedges.. Mandarins can be biennial (crops every two years).. To minimise this occurring remove a small percentage of developing fruits (green fruit the size of a 10 cent piece) on heavy crops..

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  • Title: Engall's Nursery - Cumquat Trees - Australian, Nagami, Meiwa and more...
    Descriptive info: AUSTRALIAN CUMQUAT (CALAMONDIN).. Australian Cumquat fruit.. Standard Australian Cumquat.. Australian Cumquat Hedge.. In the early nineties, Engall s and another leading citrus nursery, re-named the Calamondin, the Australian Cumquat, as most Australians, when referring to a cumquat meant this variety.. It is by far the most popular grown cumquat in Australia.. It is a fantastic, bushy, dense foliaged tree, making it ideal as a pot specimen, or standardised into a topiary ball or even used as a hedge.. The fruit when ripe, mid winter, are a bright orange colour, making a fabulous display against the green foliage.. For a cumquat, the fruit can be quite large, up to golf ball in size.. Although the fruit can be eaten straight from the tree, this is certainly an acquired taste, as they are very acidic and sour.. The fruit is mainly used in jams and marmalades or preserved in Alcohol to make tasty brandies and liqueurs.. (.. See recipes.. ).. Fruit is also used for its ornamental value in floristry.. VARIEGATED CUMQUAT (Calamondin variegata ).. The variegated cumquat is a sport of the calamondin that has the unusual variegation on  ...   of the fruit.. The fruit is eaten whole, skin and all.. The inside is still quite sour, but the skin has the sweeter flavour, when eaten together it produces an unusual refreshing flavour.. Often, people will bite the end off and squeeze out the excess juice, removing more off the sour flavour and leaving the sweeter flavour of the skin.. The fruit can be a highly sought after delicacy, often fetching up to $30 per kilo in fruit shops.. Fruit ripens mid to late winter and always crops very heavily, making a spectacular display against the dark green foliage.. The tree is smaller growing and dwarf in nature, making it ideal for pots and has even been used in bonsai.. MARUMI CUMQUAT (Fortunella japonica Marumi ).. Very similar to the Nagami.. The marumi is only a small growing, with a dense and bushy habit.. The fruit is round in shape, tight skin and sour.. Not as popular as the other cumquats, although some Asian communities insist this is the best cumquat of all.. To keep your Cumquats nice and bushy prune them seasonally directly after fruiting in late winter..

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  • Title: Engall's Nursery - Grapefruit Trees - Red, Marsh, Wheeny and Thompsons Pink...
    Descriptive info: Grapefruit (Citrus paradisi).. RED GRAPEFRUIT RIO RED.. A newer variety of grapefruit, that is quickly becoming the variety of choice due to its beautiful red flesh and sweeter flavour.. Similar to blood oranges, the colour pigmentation does vary due to climatic conditions, although it still colours well in Sydney.. The fruit in the above photo was grown at our Nursery in Dural.. The medium sized fruit has a red blush beneath the yellow skin as it ripens in July, August.. The flavour is distinctly sweeter than other grapefruit, but still has that grapefruit tang.. The fruit makes a wonderful juice with the red/pink colour.. The tree is medium to large when fully grown, dense and bushy and crops abundantly year after year.. MARSH GRAPEFRUIT.. Being a parent of the red grapefruit, it is very similar, only having yellow coloured flesh.. Good strong growing tree that fruits abundantly.. If the red flesh is not your thing, than this is the grapefruit for you.. It s sweeter than the other variety with a thinner skin.. WHEENY GRAPEFRUIT..  ...   to Engall's Nursery.. It has a large fruit with few or no seeds.. The flesh of a thompsons Pink Grapefruit can vary in colour, depending on its area, from a chamois to a light pink.. The spring blossom can take up to 14 months to mature, but you must allow the fruit to ripen on the tree as long as possible to develop sweetness.. Most fruit ripen in winter.. PUMMELO / SHADDOCK (Citrus grandis).. Similar to a grapefruit, the Pummelo, also referred to as a Shaddock, can bear fruit to the size of a football.. The fruit is not as sour as a grapefruit, but has a very thick rind, often with more rind than flesh.. There are many strains of this variety grown overseas.. The variety grown at Engall s, ripens with a yellow skin and slightly pink tinged flesh.. Because of their large, heavy fruit you may need to support low growing fruit with stakes and plant ties.. Alternatively prune all lower limbs from the tree to avoid fruit growing close to the ground..

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  • Title: Engall's Nursery - Unusual Varieties - Buddha's Hand, Finger Lime, Tangelo, Bergamont and many more...
    Descriptive info: BUDDHA SHAND (Citrus medica Fingered Citron ).. The most unusual citrus ever! Produces mutant fruit that have long finger shaped segments that resemble a hand.. The fruit has a very strong perfume.. There is no flesh with the entire fruit being rind.. The rind is often used to make candied peel.. Amaze your friends and plant one today; it will be the talking point of your whole street when it fruits.. ETROG (Citrus medica Etrog ).. This unusual citron variety is best described as a lemon on steroids.. It can be up to double the size of a lemon, long and elongated in shape, with a thickish skin.. The fruit is used in Jewish religious ceremonies.. BERGAMOT (Citrus bergamia).. Often referred to as bergamot orange, the fruit looks more like a lime or lemon and has no resemblance to an orange at all.. The fruit has an acidic taste and very aromatic.. The  ...   orange coloured fruit that are about golf ball size.. The fruit often form in clusters and resemble a bunch of grapes on the weeping branches.. The fruit is sour and used to make the Italian drink of the same name, Chinotto.. Makes a great pot specimen.. FINGER LIME (Citrus australasica).. An Australian native, which originated in the rainforests of Queensland.. Great for drinks, used as a garnish or mixed through salads.. VARIEGATED CUMQUAT.. Variegated plants, come in out of fashion and the popularity of the variegated cumquat is just as varied.. Decided on the plant you wish.. to buy? Head to the Contact Us page, using the link below, to find where we are located.. IMPRESS YOUR FRIENDS with Engall’s range of unusual citrus plants which would be a great addition to any fruit or ornamental garden.. We pride ourselves on obtaining and growing these rare and hard to find varieties of citrus..

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