Fruit Tree & Berry Plant List

Ordering Information

To order fruit trees, berry bushes and/or asparagus you must complete a Berry and Asparagus Order Form and/or Tree Order Form at our headquarters in Swope Park or click on the button below to order online:

If you would like a printed version of our fruit tree descriptions, click here:  2017 KCCG Fruit Plant Descriptions and Ordering Information

All fruit orders must be paid at the time the order is submitted. If mailing your order form, please include a check. You may also come into our office and pay via cash, check or credit card. No phone orders. Order your fruit plants soon as varieties sell out quickly. In order to insure equitable sales a limit of 10 trees total can be ordered, with no more than 2 of one variety. We expect berry plants and asparagus to be ready for pick-up in late March and fruit trees to be available in early April. Bush Cherries will arrive in late April. We will contact you when your order is ready for pick-up. All fruit plants need to be planted as soon as possible to get acclimated to your site. Fruit trees need to be stored in very cool temperatures so do not pick up until you are ready to plant. All plants are bare-rooted. Trees come 4-6’ tall unless otherwise noted.

Order Deadlines:

Berry Plant and Fruit Tree Order Forms are due by: March 10, 2017

Warranty:

If your trees or berries do not break dormancy or die shortly after breaking dormancy (prior to July 1st), through no fault of your own* we will replace it free of charge. Note: You must notify us prior to July 1st.*This warranty does not include over-watering, under-watering, mechanical damage, animal damage, or herbicide damage

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!

‘Heritage’ Fall Bearing Red Raspberry - Starts bearing in August and continues until frost. Very productive, heady plants with good-sized, flavorful berries. 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.

‘Liberty’ Apple (needs pollinizer, early-mid season flowering) G.202 Semi-dwarf rootstock 10-12’Liberty is very similar in appearance to McIntosh, but it’s flavor is a more tart and its flesh is crisper. It has a wonderful flavor all its own. It is a good, dependable choice because it is highly productive, an excellent pollinizer, keeps well and is resistant to all the major apple diseases. It ripens early September.

‘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.

‘Sundance’ Apple (needs a pollinizer, mid season flowering) G.202 Semi-dwarf rootstock 10-12’A pale yellow apple with sweet sub-acid flavor and very juicy. Fruit ripens in mid-October. Immune to apple scab and highly resistant to fire-blight and cedar apple rust with moderate resistance to powdery mildew.

‘Goldrush’ Apple (needs a pollinizer, late season flowering) M7 Semi-dwarf rootstock 12-15’A late October ripening apple with great frost tolerance for the occasional early hard freeze. Apple ripens to a harvest yellow with a slight blush. Flavor is tart and texture is crisp. Immune to apple scab and highly resistant to powdery mildew with moderate resistance to fireblight.

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

‘Sunrise’ Pear (needs a pollenizer) OHxF 97 Rootstock 15-18’Sunrise has shown impressive resistance to fire blight. The fruit color is yellow, often finishing with a slight red blush. Sunrise harvests in early August and will store for two to three months.

‘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

‘Allstar’ Peach (self-pollinating) Lovell Rootstock 15-20’A beautiful, bright red freestone peach with clear yellow flesh. The fruit is very firm, freestone, with good storage qualities. Allstar trees are stocky with moderate spurring character. The fruit and the tree are very resistant to bacterial spot. Ripens in late July-early August

‘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.