We have a great selection of fruit trees and berries to offer. Lots of interesting new tree varieties and types of fruit. We have lots of trees for gorgeous fall color-- October Glory Maples, Autumn Fantasy Maples, Chinese Pistache, and Liquid Amber. Many of our trees have beautiful limb structure offering eye-catching silhouettes besides beautiful spring flowers. The paperbark maple is one that has a interesting, peeling bark. This slow-growing tree is well suited to small gardens and is a focal point in the winter landscape because of its rich color and the tactile surface of its trunk. Japanese Maples are a great addition to any garden because many have an amazing trunk and branch form that can be seen when all of the leaves are gone. These trees are lovely in the winter as their gnarly, contorted branches have so much character.
See our 5-gal trees: Autumn Fantasy Red Maple, Trident Maple, Japanese Maple, European Birch, Cider Gum, Fremont Cottonwood (seedless), Chinese Pistache, Krauter Vesuvius Purple Plum, and some California Bay. Plus some 1-gal Deodar Cedars. We have Crape Myrtle, Golden Chain, Aspen, Buddleia, Elm and a large variety of fruit and nut trees, besides beautiful shade trees.
Two fruit varieties we enjoyed last year included Snow beauty Peach, a white-fleshed, free stone peach that ripens in August with a smooth, melting texture and a fine, sweet flavor -- this is a very vigorous, productive tree; and Pink Pearl, an apple with pink blossoms and fruit that actually has a pink flesh -- a rich, aromatic flavor with a crisp, juicy flesh. Whether you wish to grow berry trees for edible berries or to attract song birds, there's a certain pleasure in noticing the changing seasons among the berry trees. The bright foliage color and berries and the changing flutter of migrating song birds makes growing berry trees worthwhile.
Trees are beautiful any time of year; summertime requires deep watering weekly to keep those roots moist. Fall is the perfect time to plant them. The European White birch, dwarf Alberta spruce, and Silver birch trees are always lovely in gardens and good choices for landscaping. Their fall colors are varied and beautiful to see! Trees and shrubs need water during the winter, too. Give them ample water through the fall and then water about once a month during the winter. Watering in the winter is tricky – try to pick a day when temperatures are above freezing, and water early in the day so water can be absorbed before temperatures drop at night. We have fruit trees, nut trees, willows, Oak and citrus trees, just some of our selections. Our trees are healthy, and strong with good root systems. Prune fruit trees in the spring; Dave Wilson's website has some videos about how and when to prune fruit trees, and answers other questions you may have.
Imagine harvesting a bounty of produce each summer -- plums, apricots, cherries, apples, and figs, right from your own trees; how about lemons, limes, mandarins or peaches? Shop early each season for great plant selections: try something new like pears, figs, walnuts, kumquats or pomegranates. We carry Asian, Comice, Red Bartlett, Aristocrat Pear trees, and the popular Gravenstein Apple, producing nice large, crisp and juicy apples! We also have Satsuma Plum, Persimmon and many more!
Landscape trees beautify your home, provide privacy, and make a statement. Choose from a Shade Master, Crape Myrtle, Weeping Willow, Flowering Cherry, or Honey Locust, to name just a few. Shade trees turn a too-sunny area into dappled shade under which you can then plant a variety of plants that love shade/partial shade, besides cutting down on the summer heat over your home. Availability will change throughout the year.
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Besides the fruit, there are other great reasons to grow citrus. The trees are evergreen, offering year-round beauty. They also have fragrant flowers over a long period. And they provide pollen and nectar for bees and other beneficial insects. Citrus need at least 6 hours of direct sun each day. They can all withstand light frost but not heavy frost.
Meyer Lemon - Attractive, evergreen foliage and sporadic, fragrant flowering. The thin-skinned fruit is sweet and grows readily in the right conditions. The tree reaches 6 to 10 feet in height. This tree is very heavy-bearing and will provide you with a larger number of lemons every year. Plus, it's self-pollinating, so you can grow fruit indoors or out.
Bearss Seedless Lime - No seeds, no thorns, nothing but big delicious fruit! Heavy bearer of juicy, lemon sized fruit in winter to early spring. Grows into a densely branched shrub or small tree with a full rounded crown. Excellent container plant for patio or indoors in cold areas. Evergreen. This lime is self-pollinating and produces big yields of sizable fruit spanning 6 cm in diameter that have green flesh that lightens to yellow as they mature.
Mandarins - Mandarin fruits are easy to peel, very sweet and have few or no seeds, depending on the variety. The fruit looks sort of like a small, slightly squashed orange with a vibrant orange to red-orange peel enclosing the sectioned juicy fruit. Cultivars include “Encore” and “Clementine,” which grow from 10 to 25 feet tall and wide. “Dancy” reaches 10 to 15 feet tall and 10 to 25 feet wide. “Ponkan” is a smaller mandarin, growing 8 to 25 feet tall and wide. Mandarins usually do not require pruning for up to three or more years old.