Week 41 - PYRUS - Pear tree - The most popular edible variety in South Africa is Packham’s Triumph.  This is a large, green-yellow pear with conspicuous dark-green lenticels and the skin remains green, even when fully ripe.  The fruit has an irregular, knobbly appearance and the flesh is creamy-white with a fine, smooth texture.  It also has a long shelf life and stores well in a dark cupboard or fridge.

Week 41 - PYRUS - Pear tree - The most popular edible variety in South Africa is Packham’s Triumph. This is a large, green-yellow pear with conspicuous dark-green lenticels and the skin remains green, even when fully ripe. The fruit has an irregular, knobbly appearance and the flesh is creamy-white with a fine, smooth texture. It also has a long shelf life and stores well in a dark cupboard or fridge.

Goumi - just ordered 3 plants, 2 different varieties. Edible fruits & it's a nitrogen fixing plant.

Goumi - just ordered 3 plants, 2 different varieties. Edible fruits & it's a nitrogen fixing plant.

Meyer lemon trees thrive in full sun, producing overlapping generations of fruits and flowers.

Meyer lemon trees thrive in full sun, producing overlapping generations of fruits and flowers.

Kaffir lime (Citrus hystrix) is used both for its leaves and its odd lime fruit.... a must for Thai and Indian cooking

Kaffir lime (Citrus hystrix) is used both for its leaves and its odd lime fruit.... a must for Thai and Indian cooking

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