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Bare Root Dwarf & Miniature
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Dwarf & Miniature
Garden Delicious Genetic Dwarf Apple
Greenish yellow apple with red blush to full red color. Sweet, crisp, superb flavor, even in hot climates. Use fresh or cooked, good keeper. 8-10 ft. tree; smaller with pruning. Ripens in early September. 500 hours or less. Self-fruitful. Available on Apple.
Northpole Columnar Apple
Large, red skinned McIntosh type apple is juicy, crisp and aromatic. Attractive, distinctive tree with very narrow growth habit grows to about ten feet. Trees topped for size control develop upright side limbs. Excellent for container growing. Fruit ripens in late September. Estimated chilling requirement 500 hours. Pollenized by Scarlet Sentinel or other apple varieties. Available on M7
Scarlet Sentinel Columnar Apple
Attractive, distinctive apple tree with upright, columnar growth habit that is ideal for small space or container growing. Trees topped for height control develop upright side limbs. Has dense clusters of white blossoms in spring. Very large and attractive greenish yellow and red fruit is crisp and sweet with pure white flesh. Ripens in early October. Very productive and disease resistant. From British Columbia; hardy to approximately zone 4. Estimated chilling requirement 550 hours. Pollenized by Northpole or other apple varieties. Available on M 7
Anna Miniature Apple
Remarkable fruit for mild winter climates in southern California and southern Arizona. Bears heavy crops of sweet, crisp, flavorful apples even in low desert. Use fresh or cooked. Keeps for two months in the refrigerator. Ripens in July. 200 hours. Self-fruitful or pollenized by Dorsett Golden or Ein Shemer. Available on Gen.
Dorsett Golden Miniature Apple
Outstanding, medium to large, firm, very flavorful sweet apple for warm winter areas. Productive throughout southern California and Phoenix, Arizona. Also recommended as good early season apple for central California. Ripens in late June/July. Good pollenizer for Anna. 100 hours. Self-fruitful. Available on Gen.
Fuji Miniature Apple
Recent introduction from Japan; now California's favorite apple. Sweet, crisp, very flavorful. Dull reddish-orange skin, sometimes russetted. Ripens in mid to late September; excellent keeper. Excellent pollenizer for other apples. 400 hrs. Self-fruitful. Available on Gen.
Gala Miniature Apple
(Original Gala) Wonderful dessert apple from New Zealand. Skin is reddish-orange, striped over yellow. Crisp, dense, aromatic flesh with nice blend of sweetness and tartness, rich flavor. Good pollenizer for other apples. Ripens in August, 2-3 weeks before Red Delicious. Adapted to cold and warm winter climates. Chilling requirement apparently less than 500 hours. Self-fruitful. Available on Gen.
Granny Smith Miniature Apple
From New Zealand. Large, late, green, all-purpose, very popular apple. Crisp, tart, excellent keeper. Requires long summer; thrives in hot climates. Prolonged bloom; good pollenizer for other apples. Ripens in Oct./Nov. 500 hours or less. Self-fruitful. Available on Gen.
Honeycrisp Miniature Apple
Remarkable new apple variety from Univ. of Minnesota. Large with red-orange blush over a yellow background. Fruit is sweet, crisp and juicy. Excellent for eating and cooking, very long storage life. Ripens late September to late October. NOT SUITABLE FOR HOT SUMMER CLIMATES! Partly self-fruitful. 500 hours or less. Patent No. 7197. Available on Gen.
Pink Lady Miniature Apple
New hot climate apple from Western Australia. Very crisp with sweet-tart distinct flavor; good keeper. Skin is reddish pink over green; white flesh is fine grained and resists browning. Ripens in late Oct./early Nov., about three weeks after Fuji. 4-500 hours. Self-fruitful. Pat. No. 7880. Available on Gen.
North Star Dwarf Cherry
Dwarf sour cherry is attractive, densely foliated, naturally small tree growing to about 8-10 ft. Large, meaty, tart, red skinned cherry with red juice is excellent for pies and cobblers, also used fresh when fully ripe. Hardy to -40 degrees F. Very productive, often bears in second year. Resists cracking and brown rot. Ripens early to mid June in central Calif., a little later than Montmorency. 500 hrs. Self-fruitful. Available on Mah.
Lapins Miniature Cherry
Self-fruitful cherry from Canada. Large, firm, dark red sweet cherry with good flavor. Fruit not prone to splitting. Ripens in early June, four days after Bing. 400 hours or less. Self-fruitful and a good pollenizer for other cherries. Great for containers and small gardens. Available on Z-Dwarf.
Pixie-Cot 'TM' Miniature Apricot
Genetic semi-dwarf compact tree with medium sized, fine quality fruit. Will grow to about ten feet without pruning. The first miniature apricot that meets the "Flavor Test" at Dave Wilson Nursery. The fruit is ripe around June 1 in California's Central Valley. Estimated chill requirement is 500 hours. Self-fruitful. Available on Cit.
Garden Delight Miniature Nectarine
Large yellow freestone nectarine with sweet, delicious, refreshing flavor. Ripens in mid August. Heavy bearing 5-6 ft. tree, easily covered to protect from frost. 500 hrs. or less. Self-fruitful. (Zaiger) Available on: Lov.
Necta Zee Miniature Nectarine
Sweet, firm, flavorful, yellow freestone nectarine with beautiful red skin. Best self-fruitful miniature nectarine. Ripens mid June to early July. Strong, vigorous tree to 6 ft. 400 hrs. or less. Self-fruitful. Pat. No. 6283 (Zaiger). Available on: Lov.
Nectar Babe Miniature Nectarine
Excellent quality, mid season, yellow freestone nectarine with sweet, rich, delicious flavor. Heavy bearing 5-6 ft. tree. Ripens in July. 400 hrs. or less. Pollenized by Honey Babe or other peach or nectarine. (Zaiger) Available on: Lov.
Black Jack Fig
Large, long, purple fig with strawberry colored flesh is juicy with sweet flavor. Tree is a natural dwarf; easily kept under 6-8 ft. Very heavy producer. Ripens Aug. to Oct. Cold hardy to zone 7. 100 hrs. NOTE: Due to their sensitivity, figs are NOT guaranteed.
Ischia Green Fig
Small to medium, thin skinned greenish yellow fruit. Strawberry red flesh with fine flavor and excellent quality. Fruit is resistant to damage by weather and insects and is not attractive to birds. Excellent fresh or dried. Tree is somewhat dwarf and does very well in pots. Heavy bearer. Cold hardy to zone 7. 100 hours. Self-fruitful.
Violette De Bordeaux Fig
Black fig with dark red flesh and rich flavor. Tree is small and well adapted for container culture or small spaces. Early crop is pear shaped with a thick, tapering neck; main crop is variable, often without neck. Good fresh or dried. Cold hardy to zone 5. 100 chill hrs. Self-fruitful. NOTE: Due to their sensitivity, figs are NOT guaranteed.
Mulberry, Dwarf Bush (Morus nigra sp.)
Continuously produces sweet, blackberry-like fruit throughout the season. A great choice for containers. Mature height is six to eight feet in the ground. Zones 7 to 11. Self-fruitful. Potted.
Garden Prince Genetic Dwarf Almond
Compact, lushly foliated 10-12 ft. almond tree with large, light pink blossoms. Soft shelled nuts are especially sweet and tasty. Bears young and heavy; ripens late, in October. Cold hardy to zone 9, maybe 8. 250 hrs. Self-fruitful. Pat. No. 5146 (Zaiger). Available on Nema.
Bonanza Miniature Peach
Popular yellow freestone peach on 5-6 ft. tree. Mild flavored fruit is large with sweet, low acid flesh and yellow skin with red blush. Ripens mid to late June in central Calif., earlier in low desert climates. Low chilling requirement, 250 hrs. or less. Good for desert areas. Self-fruitful. Available on: Nema.
Garden Gold Miniature Peach
Delicious yellow freestone peach. More vigorous than other miniatures. Ripens in August, 2 weeks after Elberta. Late bloom with showy blossoms, is less susceptible to frost damage. 5-6 ft. tree. 500 hrs. or less. Self-fruitful. (Zaiger) Available on: Lov.
Garden Sun Miniature Peach
Sweet, mild, low acid yellow freestone. Showy blossoms. Four to five feet tall. Ripens early to mid August. Self-fruitful. Available on Lov.
Honey Babe Miniature Peach
Yellow freestone with sweet, rich peach flavor. Heavy bearing 5 foot tree. Excellent choice for home orchards. Ripens early to mid July. 400 hours or less. Self-fruitful. Pat. No. 5276 (Zaiger). Available on: Lov.
Pix Zee Miniature Peach
Large, delicious, firm, yellow freestone peach with beautiful red over orange skin. Ripens mid to late June - two weeks before Honey Babe. Vigorous tree grows to 6 ft. 400 hrs. or less. Self-fruitful. Pat. No. 6364 (Zaiger). Available on: Lov.