FRUIT & NUT TREES

[ Fruit trees have 3, 4 or 5 varieties on each tree] USDA Zones 5 - 9

In 5 Gallon pots, now between 5 and 7 feet tall.

(English Walnut trees are 7 to 9 feet tall.)

$60 each or 2 for $100

PLUM TREES [4 varieties of Plum per tree]

Burbank: Firm, aromatic and juicy fruit with amber yellow flesh and a sweet, unique flavor. Ideal for eating, canning, and preserves. The most popular plum variety. Ripens mid-July to early August.

Santa Rosa: Large with red to purple coloring and firm fine-textured clingstone flesh. Good eaten fresh, canned, or used in cooking. Ripens in late July and early August.

Italian Prune/Plum: A snappy, mild fruity taste with citrus nuances. Delicious eaten fresh from the tree. When cooked they develop a richer, sweeter flavor. Ripens in August and September.

Brooks Prune/Plum: Large sweet fruit with stunning bluish/purple skin and golden amber flesh. Delicious eaten fresh; they also dry or freeze to make the most flavorful snack. Ripens September.

Blue Damson: Round to oblong in shape with smooth, shiny, deep purple skin. The amber flesh is very tasty with a spicy, tart flavor. They are famous for their use in cooking. Ripens in September.

CHERRY TREES [With an assortment of cherry types per tree]

Sam: Deep red, shiny, medium size tart fruit. An early-ripening variety that usually ripens in June.

Montgomery: American’s most popular tart cherry for pies and preserves. Ripens late June.

Black Republican: Heirloom large, sweet, dark red fruit with intense flavor. Ripens in June.

Black Tartarian: Concentrated, sweet, yet subtly tangy, berry-like flavor. Ripens June to July.

Lambert: Large, dark red heart-shaped, richly flavorful fruit. Ripens early to mid-July.

Royal Ann: Stunning color and taste very much like the famous Rainier. Ripens July to August.

Lapins: Large, dark, very sweet fruit, similar to Bing but with firmer flesh. Ripens July to August.

Bing: Sweet cherry with glossy, smooth dark red semi-thin skin. Ripens summer through fall.

PEAR TREES (3, 4 or 5 Pear varieties per tree)

Bartlett: Medium size, round, yellow skin, softens to sweetness in storage, Ripens July-August

Red Anjou: Mild, sweet flavor with very smooth texture and abundant juices. A distinctive egg-like shape and dark maroon color, often with vertical streaks as they ripen in September and October.

Anjou: An all-around versatile pear, good for fresh eating, sliced in salads, baked for deserts, in pies, or pureed for sauces and beverages. Favored by professional chefs. Ripens in September and October.

Kieffer: Large yellow fruit, with white flesh that is crisp, juicy, but with a coarse texture. Its relative hardness makes it excellent for cooking or winter storage. Ripens in late September and October.

Comice: A buttery and very juicy, creamy texture, highly aromatic with an exceptionally sweet and mellow flavor. They have a unique, plump rotund body shape, the most beautiful pear. Ripens late in fall.

ASIAN PEAR TREES (4 or 5 Asian Pear varieties per tree)

Shinseiki: Medium size, round, yellow skin, soften to sweetness in storage, Ripens July-August

Kosui: Medium size yellow-bronze fruit, crisp, crunchy, juicy, sweet, Ripens mid-July through August

Chojuro: Russet-brown skin, up to 3 inches in diameter, crisp, juicy white flesh, Ripens late August C

Hosui: Sweet like a pear, crisp like an apple, snappy taste with lots of juice, Ripens late August

20th Century: Sweet - but low calorie and high fiber. Ripens from August through to October

Korean Giant: Fruit the size of grapefruit, up to a pound, Ripens mid to late October

APPLE TREES [3 to 5 varieties per tree] USDA Zones 3 - 8

Gala: A golden yellow background with a red blushed appearance and floral aroma. Mild, sweet flavor with hints of vanilla. Crisp with no hint of tartness. Ripens mid-August to the end of September.

Ambrosia: A sweet, honeyed flavor, juicy and crisp. Naturally low in acid so they are slow to brown when cut open. Perfect to slice and pack in lunches. Ripens in late September.

Honey Crisp: A mixture of sweet and subtly tart, tangy that creates a unique and flavorful apple. They have an appetizing crunch and clear and clean flavor. Ripens early September to late October.

Fuji: Crisp and very juicy with a sugary-sweet flavor that resembles freshly-pressed juice. Firm, creamy white interior flesh. Ripens late September to early November.

Granny Smith: The green or “sour” apple, it is low calorie and the healthiest apple to eat. A distinct tart flavor perfect for pies or baked/caramel apples. Late season, ripens late October to December.

CARPATHIAN ENGLISH WALNUTS: (Now 7 to 9 feet tall) Carpathian English Walnuts have a superior flavor, and trees produce high yields. Large oval nuts are thin-shelled, making it easier to access the rich, flavorful kernels. The sweetness and taste of Carpathian English Walnut is unrivaled by any other variety. Harvest the walnuts from early to late autumn.

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Large Blueberry bushes

(In 6 gallon pots, now 3 to 4 feet tall)

$40 each or 2 FOR $70 please call ahead for availability

Early season Earliblue is one of the earliest ripening blueberries. It produces aromatic large round berries with a sweet taste and a juicy texture. The bushes are well-shaped, compact, upright, with dark green foliage that turns a beautiful burgundy in fall. They grow 4-6 feet tall with a 3-4 foot spread. Also an excellent choice for containers. USDA zones 5-9

Early season Reka produces early-ripening, medium-sized berries with an exceptionally rich flavor and pleasing aroma. Surprisingly high yields and burgundy red fall color are on a 4 – 6 ft. tall bush. One of the most popular and dependable blueberries. USDA zones 4-7

Mid season Legacyis a very productive blueberry that produces firm, sweet, aromatic fruit for an extended period. Legacy has high yields; its fruit is large, sweet and stores well. Bushes can reach a height of over 6 feet with a spread of 3 to 6 feet. USDA zones 5-8

Late season Liberty is prized for its large, sweet, and flavorful, sky-blue berries. Liberty is especially easy to harvest (detaching extremely easily). It forms an attractive, upright bush which can grow up to 8 feet tall, making a stunning hedge in autumn. Liberty ripens in August and September. USDA zones 4-8


Duke 2gal 2 to 3 feet tall

Fall is the ideal time to plant. You’ll have berries in June and July.

$25 - Now on sale for only $20

Duke is a high quality, very large blueberry. It is sweet and crisply firm with excellent flavor. Duke blueberry bushes have strong upright growth about 4 to 6 feet tall and the berries are easy to pick. A row of them makes an excellent hedge.

Duke is extremely cold-hardy and it ripens early (June and July). Its berries keep their uniform quality better than most other blueberry types. Duke is the most widely planted early ripening blueberry variety because of this and because it is a consistent producer of such abundant crops. One plant can produce over 20 pounds of delicious blueberries. USDA Zones 4 - 8

ELDERBERRY PLANTS

$25 OR (5) FOR $100 please check for availability

Planting a row of Elderberries creates an attractive screen or hedge, giving you both fruit and flowers packed with antioxidants and vitamins. It is considered one of the world’s most healing plants. – Plants in 3 & 5 Gallon containers.

YOU MUST PLANT 2 DIFFERENT TYPES OF ELDERBERRY FOR CROSS-POLLINATION.

ELDERBERRY “YORK BLUE”

York Blue is a beautiful ornamental and fruiting shrub 6 to 8 ft. tall at maturity. It has exceptionally large clusters of striking, creamy white flowers followed by huge crops of large purplish-bmake delicious pies and jellies that need no sweetening (as well as the famous Elderberry Wine).  York is hardy to -30˚F and is resistant to pests or diseases. It is an excellent wildlife attractant for your garden and is deer, cold and wind resistant. USDA Zones 3 - 9

ELDERBERRY “NOVA BLUE”

Nova Blue is native to Oregon, so an excellent choice for our area. Nova Blue Elderberry can grow to about 8 feet tall so as it grows prune it to your desired shape and size. In spring it has wide clusters of creamy white flowers which can be dipped in batter for fritters. If left on the bush, flowers develop into bountiful bunches of tender deep purple berries. Nova Blue elderberry is renowned as a nutritive anti-viral and immune system tonic when the dried or cooked berries are made into a honey-based syrup or tea. A poultice of the leaves makes an antiseptic to speed healing of bruises on wounds. So much medicine from such a beautiful shrub! USDA Zones 3 - 9   

CURRANTS

$10 each  - Plants in 1 gallon pots please call ahead for availability

JOSTABERRY - Heritage Shrub

BLACK CURRANT-GOOSEBERRY HYBRID

please call ahead for availability THE TANGY-SWEET FLAVOR OF JOSTABERRY IS UNIQUE:

A MIX OF CURRANT, BLUEBERRY, GRAPE AND KIWI FRUIT.


Jostaberries are about 3 times larger than a traditional currant and are deep purple in color. They can be the size of a grape! If left to fully ripen on the bush they are sweet so you can eat them fresh as you pick them. A Jostaberry can be cooked and used in preserves, sauces, pies, puddings, juice, liqueurs, wine, or whatever your creativity creates. For example, they also are used to make jams, relishes, and chutneys. They freeze well and when thawed can be eaten as fresh. The ripe fruit will hang on the bush in good condition late July through to late August. 10 to 15 pounds of fruit is possible per bush.

Jostaberry bushes may be grown as free-standing shrubs, planted as a hedgerow, or trained against a wall or fence as espaliers. They are self-fertile, thornless, and mature at 6 feet tall and about 4 feet wide. They are early to leaf out in spring and late to drop sunny yellow leaves in fall.  Healthy bushes will bear fruit for 10 to 15 years or more. Jostaberry is easy to grow, vigorous, productive, and resistant to both pests and diseases. It is also deer resistant and drought tolerant. Jostaberry bushes attract hummingbirds and butterflies to your garden. Zones 3 - 8, surviving temperatures down to minus 40 degrees F.

‘WILDER’ RED CURRANT

Wilder Red Currants bear heavy yields with large clusters of deep red berries exceptionally high in Vitamin C and antioxidants. Juicy fruit is excellent quality with great flesh, ripening throughout July. Wilder Red Currant are vigorous, tall stemmed and will grow 4-6 ft tall and 2-5 ft wide. They are cooperative berries to train as an espalier.


Wilder Red Currants are attractive when in bloom and a striking sight when fruiting on heavily laden branches. They are attractive to bees and butterflies. Wilder Red Currants are winter hardy. Fruit ripens over a long bearing time, making it ideal for the home garden. Zones 3-8