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.
This is a selection of the common, commercial Cavendish banana. It appeared in Tenerife in the banana fields of the Brier family. Now it is a widespread commercial crop in the Canary Islands. Very productive. Plants achieve 2,5-3 m (8-9 ft).
They look like black grapes but they grow straight on the trunk, in a very unusual way! Aall branches are coated with purple-black fruits. This is one of the healthiest of all fruits, and grows in Warm Mediterranean to Cool Tropical climates.
This is a Canarian variety of the famous prickly pear or tuna fruit, with yellow-green fruits. It is a shrub-cactus from Mexico that produces delicious fruits and it is hardy to about -6 C (21 F). Hardiness is substantially increased as long as full sun and drainage are provided.
LARGE, 80-100 cm tall - Tree with edible chestnut-like fruits, native to Tropical America in swampy areas. The swollen trunk helps it to resist seasonal droughts. It can be kept low and grown as a houseplant, just as its relative Pachira glabra, which is often sold with a braided trunk.
We are specialists in exotic tropical fruit trees, but we also grow and offer some fruit trees which are not tropical at all and can take frost. For example: Almonds tree, Persimmons and also some Canarian cultivars of Fig Trees are perfectly suited for Mediterranean to Temperate climates.
There is a great variety of fruit trees depending on the weather where they grow or the sort of fruit that they produce. Subtropical fruit trees are the most exotic (raise in cold areas). On Canarius.com, we count on some examples of subtropical fruit trees as well-known banana Orinoco or Topocho, Spanish variety of Japanese or Chinese plum, Custard...
In general, fruit trees produce fruit as foodstuff for people. Some of them produce fruits considered “superfood”, singular pieces that are especially beneficial for health, they have more vitamins and useful compounds. Superfood is a recent term used to name any food which is very rich in nutrients for health.
Shrub to small tree, up to 6 m tall, with showy fruits which are both ornamental and edible. It is native to Central America and bears nice bignoniaceous flowers followed by long and thin waxy yellow fruits. up to 60 cm long.
Yellow fruited hybrid of the typical passion fruit vine. Fruits are larger than usual and very good in taste. This is the new hybrid that substitute the Passiflora edulis var. flavicarpa.The fruits are between 150 and 350 gr.!
"Sweet granadilla" is a high-elevation passion fruit from the Andes. It does well in cool climates and can fruit even in countries with short, cool summers. It does not like frost but it can sprout back from the roots or it can be pruned and protected.
This passion fruit is named "Giant Granadilla" because of the size of the fruits. This vine has beautiful wide leaves and exotic fragrant flowers. It can fruit outdoors in the warmer Mediterranean. By now we ship tall plants 30-40 cm long. Click and see a picture.
Grafted tree. Rough green avocado variety from vigorous, cold-tolerant trees. Avocado is a subtropical tree native to Central and South America, which name is derived from the Aztec word ahuacatl. The fruit rips after picked and has a delicate buttery and
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