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Bare Root Fruit Trees -  Jan. 2018

All Standard, Semi Dwf,

& EZ Pick Fruit Trees:   24.99 ea

Walnut & Pistachio(bags)   36.99 ea

(No guarantee on Walnuts unless in a container.  Potted price for Walnut is 59.99 for a 15 gal.)

NOTE: Figs & Pomegranates are available only potted in 5 gal or in quarts. Persimmons are available in 5 gal. (for $49.99) or larger sizes. (They are too finicky as a bareroot.)   

Many varieties of all the fruit trees are available year round in 5 gallon containers for $44.99. If you don't see it here we may have it in a 5 gallon. 5 gal. Pomegranate are $34.99

(The hours after the variety means it needs that many hours under 45 degrees to set fruit properly.  Not usually a problem in the foothills.)    

Most apples are on M-111 rootstock unless noted. M-111 is slightly dwarfing to 80% of a standard apple. It is very tolerant of wet or dry soil and induces fruiting at an earlier age.

Standard rootstocks are from apple seedlings and are very vigorous and tolerate wet or dry soils.

ARKANSAS BLACK APPLE - M-111 Med. sized apple with dark red skin, almost black.  Flesh firm, white and crisp.  A balanced flavor, pleasant and sweet.  Excellent for juice.  Ripens Oct. to Nov.  Pollinized by most other apples.  800 hours.

FUJI APPLE - M-111 Recent introduction from Japan that quickly became California's favorite apple. Sweet, very crisp and flavorful, excellent keeper. Dull reddish-orange skin, sometimes russeted. Ripe mid-September. Excellent pollenizer for other apple varieties. Low chilling requirement - less than 500 hours. Self-fruitful.

GALA APPLE   Standard Apple rootstock. Med. sized apple.  Golden yellow skin with a reddish blush.  Flesh is firm, juicy, crisp and sweet with excellent flavor.  Stores well.  Will take summer heat.  Ripens late Aug. to Sept.  500 hours.  Self-fruitful.

GOLDEN DELICIOUS APPLE - M-111  (Yellow Delicious) Long-time favorite for its sweetness and flavor. Reliable producer, adapted to many climates.  Pollinizer for Red Delicious. Mid-season harvest (September in Central Calif.). 700 hours. Self-fruitful.

GRANNY SMITH APPLE Standard Apple rootstock  From New Zealand. Large, late, green, all-purpose. Crisp, tart, excellent keeper. Requires long summer. Thrives in hot climates. 600 hours. Prolonged bloom: good pollinizer for other apples. Self-fruitful.

BRITTANY GOLD APRICOT - A large, firm, sweet and very consistent producer. A proven commercial performer in tough climates where no other apricot will produce.  It also has a long season for an apricot hanging for two or more weeks at the end of July.  600-800 hours.  Self-fruitful.   

HARCOT APRICOT - From Canada. Frost hardy late bloom. Resists brown rot and perennial canker. Medium to large fruit ripens early to mid-June in Central CA. Sweet, juicy, rich flavor one of the best. 700 hours. Self-fruitful.

Aprium® - Flavor Delight  interspecific.  Apricot-plum hybrid. Resembles an apricot but with a distinctive flavor and texture all its own. High taste-test scores - one of the most flavorful early season fruits. Early June. Very low chilling requirement. Less than 300 hours. Self-fruitful, but biggest crops if pollinated by any apricot. (Have both standard and semi-dwf. )

BADA BING CHERRY - EZ - Large Bing-like Cherry.  Purplish red flesh is firm and sweet.  Resistant to cracking.  Good pollinizer for other sweet cherries..  Ripens 2 weeks after Bing.  900 hours.  Self fertile.

BING CHERRY- EZ Large, firm, juicy, sweet, nearly black when ripe - superb flavor, the No. 1 cherry. Mid-season. Large vigorous tree. 700 hours. Pollinated by Black Tartarian, Van, Rainier. Also Stella in colder climates.  Discovered by and named for a Chinese man named Bing. 

BLACK TARTARIAN CHERRY- EZ Medium-sized, nearly black, sprightly flavor, early season. Vigorous, productive tree. 700 hours. Pollinizer required -interfruitful with all popular sweet cherries.

Lapins Cherry - Self-fruitful, dark red sweet cherry from Canada. Large, firm, good flavor. Similar to Van in color, Bing in shape. Sometimes sold as 'Self-fertile Bing.' Ripens 4 days after Bing. 400 hours or less. USDA Zones 5-9.

RAINIER SWEET CHERRY- EZ Large, yellow with red blush. Sweet and flavorful - superior to Royal Ann. Very cold hardy. Mid-season harvest. 700 hours. Pollinizer required -interfruitful with Van, Lambert, Black Tart, Bing.

Stella Cherry - Self-fruitful - no pollenizer needed. Large, nearly black, richly flavored sweet cherry similar to its parent, Lambert. Late harvest. 400 hours. Pollinates Bing, except in mild winter climates. USDA Zones 5-9.

ARCTIC FANTASY® WHITE NECTARINE- EZ
Similar to everyone's favorite, Goldmine, except larger, tastier and better color. White flesh is sweet but not all sugar. Has subacid taste like yellow fleshed varieties. Red over 70-80 percent - attractive. Freestone. (400 hours) Ripens: Early August.

FANTASIA NECTARINE - EZ  Popular, large yellow freestone. Early harvest fruit is firm ripe and tangy, later harvest is sweet with rich flavor: high scoring in taste tests. Late July/early August in Central CA. 500 hours or less. Self-fruitful.

Independence NECTARINE - EZ  Bright red skin, firm yellow freestone. Rich flavor, tangy and sweet, one of the best. Consistently very high-scoring in taste tests. Winter & frost hardy, very reliable producer. Early July in Central Calif. 700 hours. Self-fruitful.

LIZ'S LATE NECTARINE - Sprightly sweet, intense, spicy flavored yellow flesh - the state of the art in fruit breeding. Late August/early September in Central CA. 600-700 hours. Self-fruitful.

RUBY GRAND NECTARINE - Rich yellow skin with bright red blush. Flesh yellow, firm and melting. Exceptional. Good for fresh or canning.

SNOW QUEEN WHITE NECTARINE - EZ  Sweet juicy early season white fleshed freestone.  Needs little chilling.  Ripens late June.  300 hours.  Self-fruitful.

DIXON CLING PEACH - One of the earliest (Aug 1) and best-tasting clingstones for canning. Yellow flesh. Self-fruitful. (Limited quantity)

EARLY OR JULY ELBERTA - EZ  Reliable heavy crops. Juicy, sweet, very flavorful yellow freestone fruit for canning, freezing, or fresh use. 400-500 hours. Self-fruitful.

Elberta PEACH - EZ  Famous yellow freestone. Classic, rich, peach flavor: high-scoring in taste tests. Use fresh, canned, cooked. Ripe late July/early August in Central Calif., up to 3-4 weeks later in colder climates. Self- fruitful. 800 hours.

GIANT BABCOCK WHITE PEACH - EZ  Large. Skin  predominantly red. White flesh streaked outwardly from stone with shades of red. Sweet and juicy.  Ripens: July, two weeks after Babcock. 400 hours. Self-fruitful.

NECTAR PEACH - Fine textured white flesh. Firm, sweet and juicy. Red blushed skin. One of best white peaches.

Redhaven PEACH - EZ   World's most widely planted peach. High quality yellow freestone. Ripens early July in central California. Frost hardy. Fresh/freeze. 800 hours. Self-fruitful.

Rio Oso Gem PEACH-
Favorite late yellow freestone. Large, sweet, rich flavor, like J.H. Hale. Fresh/freeze. Small tree. Showy bloom. Mid-August in Central Calif. 800 hours. Self-fruitful.

COMICE PEAR The famous gift pack pear. Sweet, aromatic, fine texture, superb flavor and quality - one of the best. Short neck, greenish-yellow skin with red blush. Late harvest. 600 hours. Self-fruitful in most climates of Western U.S. or plant with Bartlett.

SHINKO ASIAN PEAR The most fire-blight resistant Asian pear. Russet skin. Fruit is excellent, rich and sweet. Fine texture. Stores well. Ripens mid-Aug. to mid-Sept. Partially self-fruitful but does better with another pear.

SURECROP PEAR Large, yellow skinned pear with juicy white flesh. Resembles Bartlett in looks and taste. Consistent bearer. Prolonged progressive blooming period ideal for late frost areas. Cold hardy and more blight resistant than Bartlett. Ripens September. Does better with a pollinizer. (ONLY HAVE IN 5 GAL)

WARREN PEAR - Excellent quality dessert pear - and highly resistant to fireblight. Medium to large, long-necked fruit with pale green skin, sometimes blushed red. Smooth flesh (no grit cells) is juicy and buttery with superb flavor. Good keeper. Very cold hardy.  One of the best!  Ripens in mid to late August. 600 hours. Self-fruitful.

BURGUNDY PLUM- - EZ 
Maroon-colored skin and flesh. Sweet, with little or no tartness and a very pleasing, mild flavor. Prolonged harvest, mid-July to mid-August in Central Calif. Very productive. Narrow, upright habit. 400 hours. Self-fruitful.

ELEPHANT HEART PLUM - EZ
Home orchard favorite. Large heart-shaped fruit, sweet and juicy with red flesh. Dark red skin. Long harvest season in September. Pollinized with another plum. 500 hours.

SANTA ROSA PLUM - & EZ Most popular plum in California. Juicy, tangy, flavorful. Reddish-purple skin, amber flesh tinged red. Late June in Central Calif. 300 hours. Self-fruitful.

FLAVOR QUEEN PLUMCOT®  Unique plum-apricot hybrid with sensational bouquet and a very sweet pleasing flavor. Greenish-yellow skin and amber-orange flesh. Prolonged harvest mid-July thru August. Pollinated by Flavor Supreme, Dapple Dandy, Santa Rosa or Burgandy plums. 4-500 hours.

Flavor SUPREME PluMCot®  Taste test winner. Plum-apricot hybrid with sweet, richly flavored, firm red flesh. Greenish-maroon mottled skin. June harvest in Central California, about two weeks before Santa Rosa. 5-600 hours. Pollinized by Santa Rosa, Late Santa Rosa, or other Pluot®

NUTS:

ALL-IN-ONE GENETIC SEMI-DWARF ALMOND No. 1 almond for home orchards. Heavy crops of soft-shell nuts with sweet, flavorful kernels. Hot summer required to ripen. 15 ft. tree, very winter & frost hardy. 500 hrs. Self-fruitful. Pat. No. 4304. (Zaiger) (Also have 5 gal)

HALL'S HARDY ALMOND - Beautful pink blooms but also has delicious sweet kernels in hard shells. Best for cold areas. Late bloomer. Semi self-fruitful but does better with a pollinizer like Mission.

MISSION (TEXAS) ALMOND - Med. sized kernels in hard shells - the ones often canned. Late blooming. Pollinized by any almond. Does well with Hall's Hardy.

CHANDLER WALNUT - Heavy bearing.  High quality light-colored nut.  Smaller tree than Hartley.  Good for homeowners.  Mid range for frost.  Self-fruitful. 

FRANQUETTE WALNUT -  Last walnut to leaf out.  Better for high elevations. Large tree with average production of well sealed, large nuts.  Light colored kernel.  Self-fruitful (Available in 15 gal only)

HARTLEY WALNUT  – Long time #1 nut in Calif. for its quality and dependability.  Large, thin-shelled and well sealed nut.  Light colored and flavorful kernel.  Mid range as far as leafing out if frost is a problem.  Self-fruitful.

PISTACHIO - Kerman (female) and Peters (Male) sold potted in bags. (Also have some 5 gal)

Store Hours: 9 - 4 Daily (Winter hours)  Questions: (209) 772-3451