Fruit Tree & Berry Plant List

We're no longer accepting fruit orders for 2018.
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Online fruit orders are only available for green and yellow card members so you'll need your membership ID number to place an order. KCCG Program accounts such as Community Partner Gardens, Schoolyard Gardens, and Youth Gardens are encouraged to work with a coordinator from the related program to submit a fruit order. Scroll down this page to see all the available fruit trees and berry plants for the 2018 season.

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Berry Plants

‘Cavendish’ Strawberry - June Bearer High-yielding plants with large high-quality berries. Plants are disease resistant and hardy.

‘Eversweet’ Strawberry - Day Neutral Large, intensely delicious berries. Heavy spring crop with intermittent berries through the season. This is the most heat-resistant day neutral variety.

‘Natchez’ Thornless Blackberry - Large berries have excellent flavor. Plants are upright, vigorous and hardy. The earliest blackberry for our region! Needs well-drained soil!

‘Caroline' Fall Bearing Red Raspberry Primocane variety starts bearing in late July-early August and continues until frost. Larger berries and more disease resistant than Heritage. Easy to grow and easy to prune. Needs well-drained soil!

Fruit Trees

Apple

‘Pristine’ Apple (needs a pollinizer, mid-late season flowering) G.935 small Semi-dwarf rootstock 8-10’This PRI (Purdue, Rutgers, and Illinois Universities) selection ripens in mid July, producing large crops of beautiful yellow apples that are crisp and tasty. They are mildly tart and excellent for fresh eating, baking or making applesauce. The trees are healthy, highly resistant to apple scab, cedar apple rust and somewhat resistant to powdery mildew and fireblight.

‘Redfree’ Apple (needs a pollenizer mid-late season flowering) M7 semi-dwarf rootstock 12-15’.A PRI selection. An attractive firm, red with light striping, tart summer apple. As well as immunity to scab it also has good resistance to fire blight and cedar apple rust. Ripens early August and can store for 2 months

‘Enterprise’ Apple (needs a pollinizer, mid-late season flowering) M7 Semi-dwarf rootstock 12-15’A glossy red apple with an excellent spritely flavor that improves with storage. The tree is productive, vigorous and spreading. Fruit ripens about October 10. It is an excellent keeper is immune to apple scab, resistant to fire blight, cedar apple rust and mildew.

Cherry

‘Carmine Jewel’ Bush Cherry (self-fertile) 6-7’ tall and widePerfect for food production and the edible landscape! This is the same shrub that is in the Beanstalk Garden. The tart fruit starts ripening in early June and will sweeten (a bit) as it continues to ripen throughout the month. The fruits are set under the foliage so the birds don’t even know they are there! Expect 10-15 lbs of fruit once this shrub matures. (comes bare-root 2-3’ tall) NEEDS WELL DRAINED SOIL!

Asian Pear

‘Shinko’ Asian Pear (needs a pollenizer) OHxF 97 rootstock 15-18’’Fruit is medium to large (14-20 oz.) with a brown to golden brown russet. Flesh is yellowish white with a good juicy, sweet flavor. Stores 3 to 4 months. Seedling of Nijisseiki, selected in Japan. Introduced in 1941. In mid-September, one week after Yoinashi and two weeks before Olympic. Fine winter keeper. Very productive.

‘Korean Giant’ Asian Pear (needs a pollenizer) Betulifolia rootstock 15-18’One of the largest Asian pears - sometimes weighing 1lb per or more. Good tolerance to fireblight. Ripens to russet orange in early October. Flavor sweetens in storage. Can store for 3-4 months.

‘Yoinashi’ Asian Pear
(needs a pollenizer) OHxF 97 rootstock 15-18’The round, brown-skinned fruit is crisp and juicy with an outstanding butterscotch flavor. It sets a heavy crop of medium to large crisp, sweet fruit on a vigorous, fireblight-resistant tree. Begins ripening in early September.

Pear

‘Blake’s Pride’ Pear (needs a pollenizer) Available on OHxF97 rootstock 15-18’ Aromatic, juicy fruit that melts in your mouth. Yellow to golden skin. Resistant to fireblight. Ripens in early September. Excellent keeping variety.

‘Harrow Sweet’ Pear (partially self-fertile) OHxF 87 Rootstock 12-15’Blight-resistant release from Agriculture Canada. Ripens about 3-1/2 weeks after Bartlett, in late September, with good storage till nearly Christmas. Excellent flavor;  sweet and juicy. Precocious and productive;  usually requires heavy thinning.

‘Potomac’ Pear (needs a pollenizer) OHxF 97 rootstock 15-18’’This pear was released by USDA in 1993; from the Moonglow X Anjou cross. The highest quality fireblight resistant variety available. The flavor is similar to Anjou, ripening to a light green in mid-late September. Two month storage.

Peach

‘Desiree’ Peach (self-pollinating) Lovell Rootstock 15-20’ Early yellow-fleshed peach Semi-freestone, yellow fleshed peach ripening in late June-mid July. Very productive and excellent resistance to bacterial leaf spot.

‘Flamin’ Fury PF19-007’ Peach (self-pollinating) Lovell Rootstock 15-20’Long name, but great peach for our area. ‘Flamin’ Fury’ is a series bred by peach breeder Paul Friday. It has beautiful, large (mostly 3") highly colored, firm fruit. This tree is bacterial spot resistant, BROWN ROT RESISTANT, and a truly freestone peach. Late flowering to escape frosts. Ripens in late July

‘Starfire’ Peach (self-pollinating) Lovell Rootstock 15-20’Fruit is yellow fleshed, semi freestone, brilliant red, firm, with longer storage life. Fruit ripens in early-mid July, around Redhaven time. The tree is very productive and resistant to bacterial spot.

Other

Asparagus ‘Jersey Knight’ This all male hybrid variety produces thick, tender, tasty spears. Highly tolerant to Fusarium, Crown and Root Rot. More tolerant of heavy clay soils than standard varieties.