Fruit Tree & Berry Plant List

Ordering Information

KCCG will begin accepting fruit orders on Monday, February 3rd.

• To order fruit trees you must complete a Tree Order Form or visit www.kccg.org/fruitorders to order online.

• All fruit orders must be paid at the time the order is submitted. You may also come into our office and pay via cash, check or credit card. No phone orders, and no mail in orders

• Order your fruit plants soon as varieties sell out quickly. In order to insure equitable sales a limit of 6 trees total can be ordered, with no more than 2 of one variety.

• We expect fruit trees to be available in early April, you will be informed via e-mail when your order is ready.

• Bush Cherries will be available in late April.

• 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-root.

• Trees come 4-6’ tall unless otherwise noted.

• Berries and Asparagus - No pre-orders. You can purchase at our office on March 26th.

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 via phone, e-mail or at our office. Photos of plant or dead plant must be accompanied with notification. *This warranty does not include over-watering, under-watering, mechanical damage, animal damage, or herbicide damage. Warranty is void if tree(s) are picked up after May 2nd.

Berry Plants

‘Cavendish’ Strawberry - June bearer - Cavendish produces high yields of large, firm, bright red berries with outstanding flavor. June bearing.Plants are disease resistant and hardy. Actually ripens in mid May. Sold in bundles of 10, limt 10 bundles.

‘Natchez’ Thornless Blackberry
Large berries have excellent flavor. Plants are upright, vigorous and hardy. The earliest blackberry! Ripens in mid June to early July Needs well-drained soil!

‘Caroline' Fall Bearing Red Raspberry
Starts bearing in August and continues until frost. Very productive and hardy with good flavor and berry size. Easy to grow and easy to prune. Needs well-drained soil!

Fruit Trees

Apple

Listed in order of ripening. Trees need another variety (pollinizer) to ensure pollination.

‘Pristine’ Apple - (mid-late season flowering) On G.202 semi-dwarf rootstock 10-13’ tall - This PRI (Purdue, Rutgers, and Illinois Universities) selection ripens in late July, producing large crops of beautiful yellow apples that are crisp and tasty. They are mildly tart and excellent for fresh eating, baking or in applesauce. The trees are healthy, highly resistant to apple scab, cedar apple rust and somewhat resistant to powdery mildew and fireblight.

‘Liberty’ Apple - (early-mid season flowering) On G.202 semi-dwarf rootstock 10-13’ - Liberty is very similar to appearance to McIntosh, but its flavor is a bit 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 -  On M7 semi-dwarf rootstock 12-15’, G.202 semi-dwarf rootstock 10-13’ - 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 and is immune to scab and resistant to fire blight, cedar apple rust and mildew.

‘Sundance’ Apple (mid season flowering) On G.202 semi-dwarf rootstock 10-13’ - A pale yellow apple with a pink blush and a juicy, sweet sub-acid flavor. 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. Offered on a dwarf rootstock ideal for smaller areas.

Cherry

‘Carmine Jewel’ Bush Cherry - (self-fertile) 6-7’ tall and wide - Perfect 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.

‘Romeo’ Bush Cherry - 6-7’ tall and wide - Similar to Juliet but slightly sweeter with larger fruits around 4.5 grams.

‘Juliet’ Bush Cherry - 6-7’ tall and wide - Similar to Carmine Jewel but fruits are larger, 3.5-4 grams, and a little sweeter making them better for fresh eating.

Sweet Cherry

BlackGold’ Sweet Cherry (Self-fertile) - On Krymsk 6 rootstock, 12-15’ tall - Back by popular demand! This sweet cherry prouces large deep purple cherries with golden flesh. Fruits ripen from mid-June to early July.

Asian Pear

Listed in order of ripening. Trees need another variety of Asian or European pear (pollinizer) to insure pollination.

‘Chojuro’ Asian Pear - On Calleryana rootstock 15-18’ - Fruits ripen to a russet-orange color in mid-August. Flavors of caramel and butterscotch intensify throughout the ripening time. Well thinned fruits will be 5-10 ounces. Tree has good resistance to fire-blight in our area.

Yoinashi’ Asian Pear - On Betulifolia rootstock 15-18’ - ‘Yoinashi’ is said to mean ‘Good Pear’ in Japanese. This round brown skinned fruit is crisp, juicy and aromatic. It sets a heavy crop of small to medium 5-10 oz fruits in mid to late August. Good fire-blight resistance.

‘Shinko’ Asian Pear - On Betulifolia rootstock 15-18’- Fruit is medium to large (10-16oz.) with a brown to golden brown russet color. Flesh is yellowish white with a good juicy, sweet flavor. Ripens in early September, 1-2 weeks after Yoinashi. Stores 3 to 4 months.

European Pear

Listed in order of ripening. Trees need another variety (pollinizer) to ensure pollination unless noted.

‘Sunrise’ Pear - Available on OHxF87 Rootstock 12-15’ - Beautiful glossy yellow with light red blush fruits ripen in early to mid August. Tree is very resistant to fire-blight. Fruits store 3-4 months in cold storage

‘Blake’s Pride’ Pear - Available on OHxF97 rootstock 15-18’ - Aromatic, juicy fruit that melts in your mouth. Yellow to golden skin. Resistant to fireblight. Ripens in mid-late August. Excellent keeping variety.

‘Warren’ Pear - Available on OHxF333 rootstock 12-15’ - Large light green fruits ripen in late August to early September. Tree is self-fertile, and growth habit is very uniform.

Peach

Listed in order of ripening. All peaches are self-fertile.

‘Harrow Diamond’ Peach - Lovell Rootstock 15-20’ - Very early yellow flesh peach ripening from mid June to early July. Blossoms are very forst tolerant. Firm and semi-freestone fruits are small to medium sized at 4-7 ounces Bacterial spot resistant.

‘Contender’ Peach - Bailey Rootstock 15-20’ This hardy, late-blooming peach escapes late spring frosts. Beautiful, large freestone fruit is firm, sweet and delicious. Good for fresh use, freezing or for pies. Good resistance to bacterial spot. Ripens in late July.