This apple development from Israel offers excellent apple growing opportunities for Southern states. Israeli apple trees don't require much cold weather to flower and set fruit, whereas, most other apples do. Chill Hours: 200-300. Ripens: Late June
Large. Golden delicious type, with crisp, tart, good quality flesh. A very low chilling selection from Israel. Bears young and very productive. Self-fertile. Chill Hours: 350. Ripens: Mid-June to early July.
Large. Skin bright green which is retained long after harvest. Flesh is firm, sweet/tart. Good for eating, cooking and sauce. Does well in hot climates and also in cold climates if adequate length of season. Chill hours: 400. Ripens: August to September
Three favorite apple varities on one tree. Varities selected for the area include Dorsette Gold, Red Fuji, and, Anna.
Medium to large bell shaped fruit. Purplish-brown skin with strawberry flesh. Sweet. Best eaten fresh. Ranges from coast to inland heat. Mature height 20 feet with a spread of 20-25 feet. Chill hours: Negligible. Ripens: Throughout August to nearly frost.
Small to medium fruit. Violet to purplish-brown colored skin. Flesh white, shading to rose at center. Firm, juicy, sweetest of all. Excellent quality. Best to avoid extremes of hest and cold yet has proven to survive lows of 11° in Texas. Likes moderate coastal climates. Mature height 20 feet with a sread of 20-25 feet. Chill hours: negligible. Ripens: August to nearly frost.
Medium to large, bell shaped fruit. Brownish-yellow skin. Amber flesh. Bears young and gives good crop in short season areas. Will tolerate colder areas. Large bush form. Mature height 12-15 feet with a spread of 12-15 feet. Chill hours negligible. Ripens: throughout summer into late fall.
Medium size fruit with a tender skin. Crisp, sweet flavor. Black seedless table grape. Good fresh or dried as raisins. Ripens: August to September.
These light red seedless grapes are sweet and juicy, and are ideal for snacking on or in salads. These are the crisp, red seedless grapes found in most grocery stores, but are even better when allowed to vine ripen. The clusters are medium in size, conical with well spaced berries. Ripens: Late July.
World's most popular table and raisin grape. The sweet, mild flavored seedless berries are greenish-white to golden in color. Medium size berries grow in large clusters. Ripens: August to September.
Freestone. Sweet and juicy, aromatic, low in acid. Very high-scoring in taste tests. Widely adapted: (low chill requirement, yet not early blooming). Self-fertile. Chill hours: 250-300. Ripens: mid-July.
Belle of Georgia
Freestone. This aromatic juicy white peach is world famous for its unique flavor. The trees are exceptionally vigorous and early bearing, being one of the most reliable producers of all. Self-fertile. Zones 5 to 8. Chill hours: 850 Ripens: Late July to early August
Semi-freestone. Yellow, medium size low chill peach from Gulf Coast Texas. Self-fertile. Chill hours: 275 hours. Ripens: Early May.
Freestone. A yellow-fleshed peach, highly prized as a commercial variety in Louisiana, Mississippi, and East Texas. The fuzzy skin is fiery red; the fine texture is slightly acidic and of excellent quality. Chill hours: 700. Ripens: first of June.
Freestone. Large, firm, yellow-fleshed fruit is red-skinned when fully ripe. Long-time leader in the Texas fresh-fruit markets. Frost hardy, showy blossoms. Self-fertile. Chill hours: 600. Ripens: June
Freestone. Superb large yellow, taste test winner. Excellent flavor and texture, low acid. . Requires little or no thinning. Excellent for home orchard. Self-fertile Chill hours:.750 Ripens: late July.
Freestone. One of the best late-blooming/frost hardy peaches for cold climates. Medium size, full-flavored, high quality yellow peach. Self-fruitful. Chill hours: 900. Ripens: July.
Freestone. Large, juicy, firm, richly flavored yellow fruit. Showy double red blossoms. .Self-fertile. Chill hours: 250-300. Ripens: Mid-July.
Freestone. Very large, round fruit, red skinned, with yellow flesh that has excellent flavor. The exceptional quality makes it a highly desirable commercial peach, and the trees are highly productive and vigorous. Chill hours: 850. Ripens: June
Semi-Freestone. Medium to large. Skin yellow with red blush. Flesh yellow, firm, medium fine texture, juicy with a delicate medium acid flavor. Chill hours: 425. Ripens: June.
EZ-Pick®is a pruning system started in the growing fields to create a fruit tree that is branched lower to make it EZ to pick fruit, EZ to fit today's smaller yards, and EZ to care for. It has a very low branching structure giving you a jump start at maintaining a tree to a size that is convenient for you. Check the fruit listing for a description.
Medium round. Thin yellow-green skin. Firm juicy, cream-white flesh, with and unusual flavor. A Japanese pear of distinction. Good for fresh eating and canning. Needs pollinator. Chill hours: 400. Ripens: Late July.
Medium, Bell shaped. Creamy yeloow skin with a slight red blush. Crisp, juicy, white flesh. Vigorous, very upright growth. Bears consistantly. Most resistant to fireblight of the pears. Needs pollinator. Chill hours: 500. Ripens: August.
Large. Greenish-yellow skin blushed red. Coarse, crisp, juicy, white flesh. Stores well. Self fertile. Chill hours: 400. Ripens: October to November.
Large, apple-shaped. Yellowgreen skin. Smooth texture, crisp, and good sweet flavored flesh. Vigorous upright tree from Monterrey, Mexico. Good for mild winter areas. Needs pollinator. Chill hours: 300. Ripens August into September.
Large. Brownish-green skin. Fruit resembles Bartlett in shape. Soft flesh, moderatly juicy and nearly free of grit cells. Flavor mild, sub-acid, and is rated as good. Very resistant to fireblight. Does better with pollinizer such as Bartlett. A good pollinizer for other pears. Chill hours: 500. Ripens: Early August.
Most popular fresh eating Japanese persimmon. Large, round, flattened. Reddish-orange skin. Good eating. Non-astringent. Bears as a young tree and is a heavy producer. Does not have male flowers so it will not have seeds unless planted with other varieties. Chill hours: less than 100. Ripens: November.
Very large, oblong with a rather short point. Skin bright orange-red with dark blotches. Largest and best cooking quality. Tree vigorous, upright, and shapely. Astringent. Chill hours: less than 100. Ripens: November.
Large, bright red-purple. Hardy, valuable for canning and roadside markets. The amber flesh is juicy and firm. Partially self fertile. Chill hours: 400 Ripens: June to July.
Medium to large. Purplish skin. Flesh amber tinged with red, delicious flavor. Self-fertile. Chill hours: 250. Ripens: Early June.
Most important commercial and home variety. Large, oval. Purplish-red skin with blue blush. Firm flesh, yellow to dark red near skin; rich, pleasing, tart flavor. Self-fertile. Chill hours: 400. Ripens: Mid June.
Very large. Soft shell, good quality. Early bearing, good production. Large tree, excellent for home shade. Does well in all southern climates east and west. Resistant to scab, semi self-fertile. Ripens: Mid to end of November.
Large. Medium soft shell. Very productive and consistant bearer. Very good eating quality. Large tree. A leading variety in Southeastern U.S. Disease and scab resistant. Semi self-fertile. Ripens: Late October to Early November.
Large. Soft shell, high quality, attractive. Heavy producer, early maturity. Excellent for yards. Adapted to Southwest and mild winter areas. Semi self-fertile. Ripens: Late September to mid October.
Large. Soft shell, high kernel percentage. Pecans from this variety are early enough to have a distinct advantage for the Thanksgiving and Christmas markets. It mature about two weeks earlier than Mohawk. The tree is strong and vigorous. Semi self-fertile. Ripens: Early September.
Small with a thin green rind, which turns yellow at full maturity. Very aromatic, juicy and acidic with few to many seeds. Ripens mid September to early October. Can be used while still green. Doesn’t hold well on the tree after reaching full maturity. Small to medium sized upright growing tree with small leaves and many thorns.
Excellent foliage is displayed on this medium to large shrub or small tree. Everbearing. Should produce fruit all year long. 2’ to 3’, lower acidity than other lemons. More cold hardy than most citrus. Fragrant flowers produce thin skinned, juicy lemons year round. Protect from frost. Attractive scent. Evergreen. Also used as a pollenizer.
Large with a smooth, thin yellow rind blushed red once mature. Flesh is deep red and juicy with few seeds. Ripens mid to late November. Holds well on the tree until March. Large, vigorous growing, slightly spreading tree with large, dark green leaves.
This cultivar has been planted in the South for more than a century and is the traditional citrus ripened for Thanksgiving tables and Christmas celebrations. This orange x tangerine hybrid originate in Japan where it has been grown for centuries. Zone 7 - 11.