The Canary Islands are a paradise for exotic fruits and we offer the largest selection in Europe of tropical fruit trees. Canarius ships many cultivars of mango, papaya, lychee and sugar cane; and also the more uncommon species such as carambola, longan, noni and the real cacao tree. Only the best varieties are propagated and grafted onto stronger rootstocks. Tropical fruit trees do better in warm areas but many will also thrive in mediterranean climates, where mango, avocado and lychee can survive light frosts and fruit regularly.
"Red Maradol" is a Cuban dwarf selection with orange-red flesh. It is an early producing papaya, able to bear fruits in five to eight months, at low height. The tree itself is a bit "dwarf". Leaves are smaller and more divided than usual.
The variety 'Sensacion' is a new generation sexed variety, It is a dioecious species, but artificial selection has originated hermaphrodite trees. Papayas are sensitive to frost but they are very fast growers and more resistant to viruses and diseases. Fruit weight is 0,5-2 kg but it can reach up to 9 kg (20 lb).
The Siluet variety has a very pleasant aroma similar to that of Hawaiian papayas. Siluet papayas weigh between 0.5 and 1.5 kg. Excellent internal quality with 4 cm thick red pulp. Fast growing tree, external maturation yellow with red tones.
Ornamental and useful tree from Australia, New Caledonia and Vanuatu. It typically bears yellow and red flowers at the same time. Chestnuts are edible and good too, but they have to be leached and cooked before eating.
Carob trees are culivated throughout the Mediterranean. Fruits are highly nutritious: sweet, fibrous and juicy with a typical aroma reminiscent of chocolate. The ree itself is very ornamental too, with leathery glosssy dark green foliage.
Chaya is a domesticated shrub, from Central America, traditionally used as a vegetable and for medicinal purposes. Today it is becoming more and more popular because of its healthy nutritional value. It is easy to grow in sunny drained locations, including in large pots.
The beautiful sea-grape is native the Caribbean beaches. Fruits are tasty and reminiscent of grape. Is a beautiful shrub or tree, with large and thick round leaves. It is a shrub or small tree and can fruit in large pots or can be trained as a bonsai.
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