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With a chill requirement of 200 to 300 hours,
Anna is an excellent variety for the South. Trees are large and
strong and produce at a young age. The fruit are medium to
large, with green skin overlaid with red. Fruit are early
ripening, and crisp with good flavor. Anna fruits best with a
pollinator, and Golden Dorsett is a perfect choice. 3 gal.
Requiring only 250 chill hours makes this apple tree a great
southern selection to pair with Anna. Fruit ripens from mid June
to early July. A large fruit with a sweet yet tart flavor with
yellow skin and a pretty red blush. 3 gal.
Working on their stone fruit breeding program
since the 1950's, the University of Florida has developed
numerous low chill peach varieties
designed to be the first quality commercial peaches on the
An early ripening variety, Tropic Beauty's
fruit is ready in 85 to 94 days after full bloom. Fruit is firm,
aromatic and sweet. Summer pruning recommended for the best
fruit production the following year and for optimum fruit and
tree health. Harvest in May through June. Requires 150 chill
pollinating. 3 gal.
A sumptuous white-fleshed Peach. Fruit is ripe
110 days after full bloom.
recommended for the best fruit production the following year and
for optimum fruit and tree health. Requires 200 chill
units. Self pollinating. Harvest in May -through June.
Double Delight Nectarine
Sensational fruit consistently the
best-flavored yellow nectarine - plus magnificent, double pink
flowers. Dark red-skinned, freestone fruit is sweet, with
unusually rich flavor * very high-scoring in taste tests. Heavy
bearing tree. Estimated chilling requirement is 200 to 300
hours. Self-fruitful. 3 gal
A early fruiting
Nectarine, with May being the main harvest time. Fruits are
bright red in color with the flesh a light yellow. Firm
textured, melting flesh and yummy taste. Mayglo is self-fruitful
and only requires 200 chill units. 3 gal.
Sweet, juicy, early season white freestone,
the Snow Queen Nectarine Tree is great for mild winter climates.
Estimated chill requirement is 250-300 hours. Self-fruitful. 3
This smaller Japanese Plum tree offers a tasty
crop of sweet flavorful fruit and each delicious plum has bright
red skin and amber tinged, red juicy flesh. Abundant white
blooms appear in later winter through early spring.
Self-fertile. Chill requirement of 250 chill hours.
Elongated green fruit with a red blush. Crisp
texture and explosive flavor. Taste-test winner. Hangs on the
tree for 4 to 6 weeks. Pollinize with a Japanese plum. Chill
requirement of 200 to 300 hours. 3 gal
A shorter growing, yellow-fleshed plum with
excellent flavor. Gets a red blush when completely ripe.
Developed by the University of Florida. Plums are
notable for their beautiful flower display in early spring,
leading to harvest in May. Use Gulf Ruby as a pollenizer.
Requires 250 chill units. 3 gal.
Early ripening yellow fleshed, red skinned
Japanese-style plum with excellent flavor. Developed by the
University of Florida. Plums
are notable for their beautiful flower display in early spring,
leading to harvest in May. Pollenizer for Gulf Gold
plum. 3 gal.
Weeping Santa Rosa
One of the most flavorful, aromatic Japanese
plums when fully ripe. Beautiful 8-10 ft. tree, weeping growth
habit - long slender limbs bow gracefully to the ground. Easily
espaliered. Estimated chill requirement is 200 to 400 hours.
The Hood Pear Tree is a long time favorite in
the South with its buttery smooth textured flesh. This large
yellow-green pear is highly resistant to fire blight making it a
long lived and very productive tree. Hood pears ripen mid to
late July and requires a pollinator. Chill requirement of 100 to
200 hours. 3 gal
The trees are bush-like with a weeping habit,
and they will bear fruit at just two to three years of age.
Fruit is 1 to 2 inches in size and is eaten
between the green to yellowish-green stage. Taste like a green
apple. They are hardy to 25 degrees and can take almost any
amount of summer heat, Indian Jujubes are known to be
extremely prolific producers. 3 gal.
Produces fruit that are easily mistaken for
baby Bosc pears before turning their beautiful burnished
mahogany. They're incredibly tasty when fully ripe, but not
until then. Wait for the fruit to turn dark before eating. These
fruit are also excellent if left on the tree to dry. Tree is
upright and nearly thornless. Partially self-fertile, which
means you can grow just one tree and get fruit, but you'll get
more if you have two different varities. Fruit ripens in early
to mid-September. 3 gal
Also called "Chinese date". Round-shaped
fruits are larger than "Lang". The "Li" Jujube is sweet and
tasty when picked while yellowish-green. It turns reddish-brown,
dry and wrinkled, sweet and chewy (like dates) when fully ripe
in early Fall. Attractive, easy-to-grow tree. Low chilling
requirement. Partly self-fruitful, or pollenized by Lang. 3 gal
The fruit of the "Sherwood" Jujube tree is
excellent tasting with a sweet apple-like flavor. The fruit is
large, oblong, shiny and reddish-brown. Like the other Jujube
varieties, it's drought tolerant, and good for eating fresh or
dried. The Sherwood has notably less thorns than other
varieties. Self polinating. 3 gal
The Fuyu is the most popular fresh eating
Japanese persimmon in the world. The fruit is non-astringent,
large, round, flattened. Trees bear at an early age and are
heavy producers of reddish-orange seedless fruits. Harvest
is generally in November. Requires 200 chill units.
Self-fruitful. 3 gal.
A dwarf tree that
produces large, flat tomato-shaped, deep orange fruit. Matures
in late October. Good variety for small back yards. The
smooth, custard-textured flesh closely resembles sweet bananas
and mangos. Enjoy persimmons fresh, or use them in any number of
deserts and breads. Dried, they taste like chewy papaya. 3 gal
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