Fruits & Berries
Growing your own fruit is rewarding, exciting, and practical. You will save money and enjoy fresh and healthy snacks. You don’t have to pay ridiculous prices for organic fruit if you grow your own! No more worries of GMOS, pesticides, or breaking the bank to avoid them!
Get the kids (or grandkids) in on it! Growing your own food is an ideal learning opportunity for your children. Create memories and start traditions that will carry on for generations. Get your family outside for harvesting and inside the kitchen for baking, cooking, and canning. Whether you are baking apple pies, making your own strawberry preserves or blueberry jelly, drying goji berries, or simply eating your homegrown figs fresh off the tree, growing fruit trees and berries is a fun and healthy way to bring family together.
If you don’t have much space we carry dwarf fruit trees, small raspberry and blueberry bushes, and even a dwarf Meyer Lemon tree that can be grown inside your home!
An apple a day keeps the doctor away! These nutritious treats are loaded with fiber, vitamin C and potassium. The versatile Fuji apple is sugary-sweet and crisp. You can even grow apples in the south with this small apple tree. The Dwarf Red Delicious apple tree offers a homegrown, organic apple that tastes truly delicious! No more mealy, tasteless apples for your family when you grow your own apple trees! Plant a Yellow Delicious apple tree for a variety that appeals to everyone. This sweet and juicy apple is the kid’s favorite apple. The Golden Delicious is great for cooking and baking. Use the award-winning Honeycrisp apple for fresh eating, baking, and cooking. The Honeycrisp apple tree is self-pollinating so you only need one to get plenty of fruit for your family. This apple is ideal for long term storage. The perfect balance of sweet and tart, you will love the taste of the Honeycrisp apple. The self-fertile Granny Smith apple tree grows the best pie apples! Make endless, mouth-watering recipes with this tart apple. The firm Granny Smith apple lasts for months in storage. You only need 1 tree to get a bounty of fruit from the Gala apple tree. This sweet, slightly tart apple can be used for just about anything and is a favorite for fresh eating. This apple stores well.
Blackberries and Raspberries are rich in vitamin C and fiber as well as phytochemicals and flavonoids known to fight aging, cancer, and other diseases. The Natchez Blackberry is a variety that produces loads of plump berries. You will love watching your children easily pick these berries right out of the backyard! The Raspberry Shortcake Raspberry is a hardy plant that grows well in containers. This small shrub is pest and disease resistant and easy to grow. Sweet and tasty with a slight hint of vanilla, this berry is a dessert by itself!
Blueberries are packed with fiber and antioxidants. We carry several varieties so we are certain you can find one that suits your needs! Try the Georgia Gem if you are looking for a southern variety that doesn’t need another plant for pollination. This variety offers plenty of delicious fruit on just one plant. The Pink Lemonade is a dwarf variety of blueberry that is pink in color and as yummy as it sounds! This self-fertile variety is cold-hardy and great for containers. The colorful Pink Lemonade Blueberry looks stunning in the landscape too! Rabbiteye blueberries, like Premier, Tifblue, Powderblue, Climax, and Brightwell perform best with cross-pollination so you want to choose more than 1 variety. These tasty berries will provide you with a huge crop that you can share! Rabbiteye Blueberries are heat and drought tolerant and pest resistant.
Figs are rich in vitamins, minerals, and fiber. This powerhouse fruit is a sweet treat, fresh or dried. Jazzy in jams, delicious in desserts, and amazing in appetizers, figs are healthy and versatile! Fig trees are hardy and surprisingly easy to grow! Fig trees grow up to 30 feet tall, but can be kept much smaller. They tolerate heavy pruning, grow well in pots, and are self-fertile. You can even grow fruit the very first year! The Brown Turkey Fig is a popular all around fig with a sweet and mild flavor. The Brown Turkey Fig tree is fast growing and a heavy producer. This variety is heat and drought tolerant. The Celeste Fig is a small tree only growing 5 to 10 feet tall and wide at maturity. It is ideal for small yards and containers. The fruit is the ranked high for its sugary-sweet taste. This dwarf tree is pest and disease resistant and heat tolerant. Almost anyone can grow Figs with the Chicago Hardy Fig tree! This heavy producer is heat, cold, and drought tolerant. The Chicago Hardy is a firm fig that is sweet and tasty.
The Goji Berry shrub is pest and disease resistant and low maintenance. Goji berries are full of antioxidants, amino acids, and essential fatty acids. This superfood is well known for its long list of health benefits. Growing your own organic, fresh goji berries is great way to save money and treat your body right! Whether you dry goji fruit, eat them fresh. or make a tea or juice with them you will feel great knowing you are taking care of your health.
Meyer Lemons are naturally sweeter than other lemons. These tasty little gems make mouth-watering lemonade, preserves, sauces, and desserts. Our Improved Meyer Lemon trees are grafted so you will have flowers and may even have a few fruit with even the smallest plant in the first year! The dwarf Meyer Lemon tree is ideal for container growing indoors. As long as they get plenty of light, water, and fertilizer this citrus tree will fill your home with the lovely scent of blooms and fruit up to 4 times per year! Order a Meyer Lemon tree today and get ready for fresh, organic lemon juice from your very own homegrown Lemons!
Nutrient dense and flavorful, Pears are great for lunchboxes! Pack just one organic pear and your child will be on their way to a healthy day! America’s favorite pear, the Bartlett is a firm, sweet, and aromatic pear that is great for canning, cooking, and fresh eating. Grow you own Bartlett Pear tree and never worry about pesticides and GMOs again.