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An old Turkish variety, self pollinating.
Large elongated Lemon yellow skin, flesh is tender, highly perfumed with
excellent flavor. Great for cooking, pies, candies jellies & preserves.
Ripens in September. (100+ chill hours below 45° F) Zones 6-9.
Self pollinating. Large, smooth golden
yellow skin. White flesh with slight pineapple flavor. Good for cooking,
fresh eating & jellies. A heavy producer, Pineapple is the #1 commercial
variety in CA, originating in 1899. Ripens in September. (100+ chill
hours below 45° F) Zones 6-9
indigenous North American fruit, pawpaws had been a favorite of native
Americans, and also to George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. The quality
fruit have a custard-like consistency with flavoring between a banana and
a mango. Often used in cakes, pies, breads and ice creams. Plant at least
two, or one with a grafted variety, for cross-pollination. Zones 5-8.
A cousin to the apple and pear, quince prefer full
sun conditions. Soil should be an almost neutral pH of 6.1 - 7. May add a
lightly amount of organic matter and garden lime. Pruning of the 10 - 20 ft
trees is like an apple tree for best production. Recommended spacing is minimum of 15 ft. between
Native to Eastern USA from New York down
to Northern Florida usually growing as an understory tree. Shading
is needed for the first few years, so planting at the edge of a
wooded area would be ideal. The soil should be slightly acidic (pH
of 5.5 - 7), high in organic matter and well drained as they will
not grow well in heavy or wet soils. The large shrub / small tree is
resistant to most all insects and diseases.
Recommended spacing is minimum of 8 ft. between