Use fresh, canned, or dried into prunes. European varieties are easy to grow, self pollinated, good for higher elevations and cold micro–climates, and well suited to processing. Japanese varieties tend to have larger crops, are not generally self-pollinated, can be tricky to grow in areas with late frosts, but are superb for fresh eating. Lower elevation areas and valley growers may plant any variety.
All are semi–dwarf on Citation rootstock. Unpruned, semi–dwarf trees reach 3/4 of standard size (about 8'–14'). Trees are 2 years old, and should begin to fruit in their 4th year.
All our dormant trees (except Pecan trees) and berries come with a limited replacement guarantee.
For best success, be sure to choose a tree that will grow in your USDA zone, has an appropriate number of chill hours for your climate. If a pollinator is needed, make sure they're planted within 50 feet of each other and will bloom at the same time. Finally, what are your desired harvest intervals (all at once for canning or spread out for fresh eating)? Enjoy!
Your order will ship out of our warehouse as soon as we receive your trees. (Dec-Jan). We cannot hold bare root items in CA, as they will begin to bud or flower. Once they break dormancy, they can no longer be shipped. We do not have the refrigerator capacity to hold all orders, which is why all trees will ship out as soon as we receive them. If you won’t be ready to plant when the trees arrive, watch our "Heeling in Bare Root Trees" video and learn how to keep your trees healthy until you are ready to plant.
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Buy any 10 bare root fruit trees, and we'll ship them for FREE! (to continental US - Excludes potted fruit trees. Nut trees and Multi-graft trees count as 2 trees when calculating box capacity.)
Buy any 10 bare root trees and enjoy free shipping. Most trees are $19.99 which means you can start or expand your home orchard with 10 bare root trees for as little as $199.90
We've lowered our flat rate shipping this year to just $20 per tree box (fits up to 9 trees - ex: 1-9 trees, your 11th-19th tree, etc)