Orient is a tasty pear with a large round shape, similar in shape to Asian pears. The fruit has yellow skin with sweet, firm and juicy flesh. Good disease resistance and bears heavily. Best fruit set when planted with another variety of fruiting pear. The tree has a highly ornamental value with loads of showy white blooms in spring. Requires 400 chilling…
A wonderful producer of sweet and juicy fruit that keeps well for a long period. The fruit is large with pale green skin, blushed with red. Smooth, juicy flesh. Self-fertile. The tree has a highly ornamental value with loads of showy white blooms in spring. Requires 600 chilling hours.
An old-time favorite that produces high yields of tasty fruit. In mid-summer, sweet, purple-red fruit is harvest ready. It has good heat tolerance and disease resistance. It serves as a good pollinator for other plum varieties that may be planted nearby. Requires 250 chilling hours.
A Texas native, Mexican Plum is often found as an understory tree. It is loaded with white flowers in spring and it has purplish-red fruit in late summer. The dark green, leathery leaves turn yellow in fall. Although it is very durable, it grows best when given some afternoon shade.