Fruit Trees 2012-2013

Louisiana Nursery offers the largest selection of LSU Recommended Fruit Trees in the area for the home gardener.  What this means is that Louisiana State University has determined these particular varieties will grow and produce fruit well here.  There's nothing like picking fresh fruit from your own backyard.

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GALA APPLE

RED DELICIOUS APPLE

YELLOW DELICIOUS

GRANNY SMITH

red delicious

YELLOW DELICIOUS

A sweet and very crisp apple.  Good for all purposes, but especially good for fresh eating.  Ripens early September.

America's favorite apple is tender, crisp, juicy, and has a mild flavor for fresh eating.  Requires a yellow delicious pollinator.

A large apple with a fine sweet flavor for fresh eating, pies, and preserves.  Ripens late October.

Crisp and firm; tart with a light touch of sugar.  Bound to make your mouth water.

PINK LADY APPLE

Crisp and firm with a creamy white flesh.  Excellent for fresh eating, salads, and baking.

FUJI APPLE

fuji

Very sweet, crisp and sweet.  Excellent for snacking.  Very little or no sugar needed when baking.

BELLE OF GEORGIA

belle of georgia

 Large fruit with brilliant red flowering.  Firm and highly flavored.  Creamy white flesh.  Freestone.

RED HAVEN

RED HAVEN

 A wonderful juicy and sweet all pupose peach.  Freestone.

RUSTON RED PEACH

RUSTON RED

A Louisiana favorite developed by Louisiana State University.  A very large, delicious freestone.

RED GLOBE PEACH

red globe

 Yellow felshed with excellent flavor.  Freestone.

REDSKIN PEACH

REDSKIN

A large freestone. a vigorous all pupose fruit.

HARVESTER PEACH

HARVESTER

  A firm freestone with sweet flesh.  Heavy, early producer.

 

METHLEY PLUM

METHLEY

 Medium, extra sweet red-purple fruit.  Early producer, self pollinating.

 

SANTA ROSA PLUM

SANTA ROSA

 Large, juicy and sweet with amber red flesh and purple-red skin.  Great pollinator.

MORRIS PLUM

morris

Very large red fruit with red flesh.  Great flavor with high sugar content.  Developed by Texas A&M.

OZARK PREMIER PLUM

ozark

 Known for being very vigorous and productive.  It's red skin with yellow flesh is perfect for fresh eating, canning and jellies.

SHINKO PEAR

shinko

 Medium to large fruit has excellent rich, sweet flavor.  Brownish green/yellow fruit.  Ripens mid August to mid September.  Highly blight resistant.

PERDUE PEAR

perdue

 Exceptional quality and deliciously sweet with very low grit.  Fruit has large green/yellow fruit with typical pear shape.  Ripens August.

KIEFFER PEAR

KIEFFER

  Most well known as a canning pear.  Excellent quality fruit and great for pollinating other pears.  Ripens late September.  Highly blight resistant.

WARREN PEAR

WARREN

 Originally known as the Hattiesburg Post Office Pear, and later named after Thomas Oscar Warren, founder.  Smooth, buttery, not-so-sweet melt in your mouth fruit.

ORIENT PEAR

 Sweet, firm, juicy and crunchy.  It can be eaten fresh or canned.  Heavy producer.  Ripens August.

MOONGLO PEAR

MOONGLO

 Extra large yellow fruit with blush overtones.  Has smooth flesh and mild flavor.  Eat fresh or can.  Nearly grit free.

PINEAPPLE PEAR

PINEAPPLE

 Large golden-russet with sweet-tart pineapple flavor.  Very productive and bears at early age.  Ripens August.

WONDERFUL POMEGRANITE

WONDERFUL

 The most widely planted pomegranite.  The arils are tender, deep crimson with sweet flavor.  Lovely bright orange double blooms.

TEXAS EVERBEARING FIG

 Medium to large mohogany brown fruit with deep burgundy pulp.  Ideal for fresh eating and preserves.  Cold hardy.

CELESTE FIG

CELESTE

 Known as the "sugar fig", it's medium fruit has light brown to violet skin and strawberry pink flesh.  Excellent for fresh eating and preserves.  Most cold hardy fig.

FRUITING MULBERRY

MULBERRY

 It's oblong fruit is dark rich purple with sweet flavor.  Contains a high water content and has become popular as a fruit juice in many countries.  Great for fresh eating or feeding your wildlife.