The Wonderful pomegranate could have received it name for the large, purple-red fruit with a delicious flavor is produces. It?s low chill hours of 150 hours below 40 degrees fits most coastal locations. Its glossy leaves with showy reddish-orange blossoms in late spring are an added feature in your yard. The long-lived nature of the Wonderful pomegranate and the fact it will survive in less than perfect growing conditions make this tree a Number 1 seller. Great for juicing!
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The 2n1 Cherry/Plum ? Sprite ? Delight is a great combination of two fruit trees grafted on the same rootstock. This combination ensures you bountiful tasty fruit of the Delight-Cherry Plum and the Sprite Cherry Plum. Well suited for people with small yards in most climates.
The Hachiya persimmon fruit is large and displays a deep orange-red color and is acorn-shaped. A hot summer is required to mature the fruit. It is sweet, flavorful, and astringent till soft-ripe. The mature fruit can be frozen and thawed to ripen. Persimmons offer an excellent source of fiber and contain lots of vitamin A and are a source for vitamin C. The tree can be used as an ornamental tree. In the fall the trees are extremely beautiful as the green leaves begin turning shades of yellow, orange and red.
The Fuyu ? Jiro Persimmon is also called an ?Apple Persimmon. ? It produces a medium size, flat shaped fruit. It is still hard and crisp when ripe, which makes it a great choice for fresh eating, sliced in fruit salads, dries well and can be frozen. The nonastringent Fuyu sought after for its extremely sweet flavor and minimal seeds. Persimmons offer an excellent source of fiber and contain lots of vitamin A and are a source for vitamin C. The Fuyu is often used as an ornamental tree as it is a very attractive tree and practically pest free.
The Warren pear is sweet and juicy which is why it is a favorite of many backyard gardeners. Warren pears have exceptional keeping qualities. Extremely resistant to fireblight and is cold hardy to -20 degrees Fahrenheit. Medium to large, long-necked fruit with pale green skin, sometimes blushed red. The flesh is smooth (with no grit cells) and the fruit is juicy and buttery with superb flavor. Medium to large, long-necked fruit with pale green skin, sometimes blushed red. Self-fruitful, no pollenizer required.
The Potomac pear is a Moonglow x Beurre D?Anjou cross which has a pleasingly subacid buttery flavor, and similar to the Beurre D?Anjou in character. The fruit size averages 2 ??. This pear is a great fresh-market pear for commercial growers and homeowners that combines superior resistance to fire blight with good-quality fruit.
The Polly peach also know as the Polly White peach is one of the most winter hardy peach varieties. The tree was developed in Iowa and is hardy to ?20 degrees Fahrenheit. This peach has all the eating characteristics you are seeking, sweet, medium-sized and white fleshed. It sports a crimson-blushed white skin.
The English Morello is a fantastic late-ripening tart cherry for pie making and cooking, sometimes eaten fresh when fully ripe. Dark red to nearly black fruit with dark juice can be used when making liqueurs and brandies. These cherries are often found canned, packed in syrup or dried and in preserves. This cherry also freezes well.
The Utah Giant cherry is more flavorful, larger and more firm than a Bing or a Lambert. When comparing or choosing sweet cherries the Utah Giant should be part of your selection process. The flesh color is dark red and very sweet. Just pick right off the tree and enjoy. The Utah Giant is a great western disease-resistant variety that blooms with the Bing cherry. As a pollinator is required, a couple good choices are the Bing, Rainier or the Van.
The Flavor Delight Aprium?, is a cross of a apricot and a plum tree. The Flavor Delight is 3/4 Apricot and 1/4 Plum with a very sweet taste. The flesh of the fruit is yellow and firm like an apricot but contains the taste of both fruits. This fruit of this self-fertile tree ripens in Late June and with proper pruning can be maintained around 10 feet tall. Even though the Flavor Delight is self-fruitful, larger fruit will be achieved by pollinating with any other apricot tree.