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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.