The Fruit Salad Tree: Grow Five Different Fruits on One Tree

posted on March 20, 2013 at 3:24 pm

Fruit Salad Tree

This is not a joke. But yes, we know it sounds CRAZY. In the ’90s, James and Kerry West, farmers in New South Wales, cultivated “fruit salad trees,” trees that were able to grow up to 6 different fruits on one tree. They did this by “grafting,” which allows the leaves, roots, branches and stems of different fruits to connect and grow together. Now the Wests own the Fruit Salad Tree Company, which ships 3-4 foot fruit salad trees all over the world. There are currently four different types of trees available:

 

Fruit Salad Tree 2

 

It sounds like something out of a Harry Potter novel but it’s REAL. Can you imagine? No need for an entire orchard in your tiny backyard. No need to run to the grocery store to get five different fruits for your fruit salad. The convenience can be yours today, especially with this buy one get one free deal! Order a fruit salad tree today and see for yourself what all the fuss is about!

 

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