Fruit and Nut Trees

Resources for Fruit and Nut Tree Plant Care, Propagation, Identification and Appreciation

  1. wcutler
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    Welcome to Fruit and Nut Trees Resources. Feel free to check out the links, add your comments or submit your own link suggestions by clicking the button on the right and discussing them on the Fruit and Nut Trees | UBC Botanical Garden Forums forum. Any links to nurseries or other commercial ventures are provided as a service to the public and do not constitute endorsement by UBC. Caveat emptor!"


    Apple Cultivars That Are Disease Resistant
    Information from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs.

    Link location Disease-Resistant Apple Cultivars
    Submitted by Sea Witch
    Submitted date 20 Jun 2012; last confirmed 1 Nov 2015

    Apple Cultivation
    General Apple Tree Information from the Royal Horticultural Society

    Link location Apples/RHS Gardening
    Submitted by Sea Witch
    Submitted date 20 Jun 2012; last confirmed 1 Nov 2015

    Apple Tree Cultivation
    General information on growing apples from Ohio State University.

    Link location Growing Apples in the Home Orchard, HYG-1401-00
    Submitted by Sea Witch
    Submitted date 20 Jun 2012; last confirmed 1 Nov 2015

    Apples: Growing them at Home
    Apple Cultivation in New York (USDA Hardiness Zones 3b to 7b. Information from Cornell University

    Link location Gardening Resources, Cornell University
    Submitted by Sea Witch
    Submitted date 20 Jun 2012; last confirmed 1 Nov 2015

    Crop Profiles - USDA profiles from IPM Centers
    US Department of Agriculture has a page offering PDF documents of crop profiles, at http://www.ipmcenters.org/CropProfiles/cropprofiles.cfm?cipmregion=national. Some of the profile links are provided here.

    Almonds: Crop Profile for California
    Apples: Crop Profile for California

    Apples: Crop Profile for Idaho
    Apples: Crop Profile for Oregon
    Apples: Crop Profile for Washington

    Avocado: Crop Profile for California
    Cherries (Sweet): Crop Profile for Oregon
    Cherries (Sweet): Crop Profile for Washington
    Figs: Crop Profile for California

    Figs: Crop Profile for California
    Hazelnuts: Crop Profile for Oregon
    Kiwi: Crop Profile for California
    Macadamia Nut: Crop Profile for Hawaii
    Nectarines: Crop Profile for California
    Olives: Crop Profile for California
    Peaches: Crop Profile for California
    Pears: Crop Profile for California
    Pears: Crop Profile for Oregon
    Persimmons: Crop Profile for California
    Pistachios: Crop Profile for California
    Plums: Crop Profile for California
    Plums and Prunes: Crop Profile for Oregon
    Prunes: Crop Profile for California
    Walnuts: Crop Profile for California


    Link location http://http://www.ipmcenters.org/CropProfiles/cropprofiles.cfm?cipmregion=national
    Submitted by mr.shep; links updated by wcutler
    Submitted date 08 Oct 2005; last confirmed 3 Nov 2015

    Figs: Adriano's Fig Trees, Etc.
    Very nice web site with information and pictures of figs grown in Catalonia.

    Link location Welcome To Adriano's World Of Fig Trees
    Submitted by Hazboom
    Submitted date 02 Nov 2009; last confirmed 1 Nov 2015

    Figs: Catalan Figs in Spain
    Very nice web site with information and pictures of figs grown in Catalonia.

    Link location Figueres catalanes
    Submitted by Hazboom
    Submitted date 02 Nov 2009; last confirmed 1 Nov 2015

    Figs4fun
    Discussion forum on figs and web site with hundreds of links to all things related to figs

    Link location Figs 4 Fun
    Submitted by Sea Witch
    Submitted date 31 Oct 2009; last confirmed 1 Nov 2015

    Fruit and Nut Cultivation (General)
    All kinds of great information from Texas A&M University.

    Link location http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/lawn_garden/fruit_nut.html
    Submitted by Sea Witch
    Submitted date 21 Jun 2012; last confirmed 1 Nov 2015

    Fruit Trees (General): Home Orchard Society
    Featuring articles, forums, tips and more, the Home Orchard Society is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to assisting both novice and expert growers in Growing Good Fruit at Home.

    Link location Home - Home Orchard Society
    Submitted by SRTech
    Submitted date 24 Jan 2006; last confirmed 1 Nov 2015

    Fruit Trees: General Information for the Home Garden
    Fruit Tree Information from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs.

    Link location Fruit Trees in the Home Garden
    Submitted by Sea Witch
    Submitted date 20 Jun 2012; last confirmed 1 Nov 2015

    Fruitiers.net
    French web site for cutting exchanges (figs, apples, citrus, mulberries and many other varieties of other plants) (la bourse aux greffons sur internet)

    Link location Fruitiers.net : la bourse aux greffons sur internet !
    Submitted by Hazboom
    Submitted date 02 Nov 2009; last confirmed 3 Nov 2015

    Mango Cultivation
    Growing the mango: Information from Texas A&M University.

    Link location Mango
    Submitted by Sea Witch
    Submitted date 21 Jun 2012; last confirmed 1 Nov 2015

    NAFEX
    The North American Fruit Explorers (NAFEX) is a network of individuals throughout the United States and Canada devoted to the discovery, cultivation and appreciation of superior varieties of fruits and nuts. Excellent set of links and listings of fruit and nut tree vendors.

    Link location NAFEX -- North American Fruit Explorers (a members only site)
    Submitted by Daniel Mosquin
    Submitted date 22 May 2008; last confirmed 1 Nov 2015

    Nut Trees (General)
    Lots of information about cultivating nut trees from the Society of Ontario Nut Growers.

    Link location Nut trees that grow in Ontario, including heartnuts, walnuts, pecans, hazelnuts, and butternuts.
    Submitted by Sea Witch
    Submitted date 21 Jun 2012; last confirmed 1 Nov 2015

    Pest Management Guidelines - UC IPM
    University of California and UC Cooperative Extension Integrated Pest Management program for fruit trees, nuts, berries and grapevines. Links to specific fruit pages are listed here.

    Almond Pest Management Guidelines--UC IPM
    Apple Pest Management Guidelines--UC IPM
    Managing Pests in Gardens: Fruit: Apricots—UC IPM
    Managing Pests in Gardens: Fruit: Avocados—UC IPM
    Cherry Pest Management Guidelines--UC IPM
    Managing Pests in Gardens: Fruit: Figs—UC IPM
    Kiwifruit Pest Management Guidelines--UC IPM
    Managing Pests in Gardens: Fruit: Nectarines and Peaches—UC IPM
    Olive Pest Management Guidelines--UC IPM
    Managing Pests in Gardens: Fruit: Nectarines and Peaches—UC IPM
    Managing Pests in Gardens: Fruit: Nectarines and Peaches—UC IPM

    Managing Pests in Gardens: Fruit: Pears—UC IPM
    Pistachio Pest Management Guidelines--UC IPM
    Plum Pest Management Guidelines--UC IPM
    Plum Pest Management Guidelines--UC IPM

    Managing Pests in Gardens: Fruit: Walnuts—UC IPM

    Link location Fruits and Nuts: Pests in gardens & landscapes —UC IPM
    Submitted by mr.shep; links updated by wcutler
    Submitted date 08 Oct 2005; last confirmed 2 Nov 2015

    WSU-Mt. Vernon Fruit Research Station
    Washington State University Extension Service Research Station, emphasis on fruit for Western Washington. Information on tree fruits, shrub fruits, nuts and grapes..

    Link location Tree Fruit Research & Extension Center
    Submitted by silver_creek; link updated by wcutler
    Submitted date 15 Dec 2005; last confirmed 3 Nov 2015

    Nurseries

    Denman Island Heritage Apple Trees
    Nursery on Denman Island, BC carries numerous rare plums, pears and apples, sells trees by internet, phone or onsite.

    Link location Denman Island Heritage Apples
    Submitted by woodschmoe
    Submitted date 4 Mar 2010; last confirmed 1 Jan 2017

    Flora Exotica
    Quebec retailer and producer of many kinds of exotic fruits. Website says they ship everywhere in North America and around the world. Website in French and English.

    Link location Flora Exotica - Exotic Fruits
    Submitted by janetdoyle
    Submitted date 1 Jan 2017; last confirmed 1 Jan 2017

    Fruit Trees and More
    Nursery and demonstration orchard in North Saanich, BC. Custom orders are welcome, but no online ordering; mail-order availability is unclear. Website has a few videos with growing tips.

    Link location Fruit Trees and More
    Submitted by Holly M
    Submitted date 30 Dec, 2016; last confirmed 1 Jan 2017

    Green Barn Farm
    Formerly Green BarnNursery, in Notre-Dame-de-l'Ile-Perrot, Quebec, carries rare cold-hardy fruits and tropical fruits for balcony/patio and indoors, does internet ordering.

    Link location Green Barn Farm
    Submitted by woodschmoe
    Submitted date 4 Mar 2010; last confirmed 1 Jan 2017

    Grimo Nut Nursery
    Nursery in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, carries nuts, figs, mulberries and pawpaws, does internet ordering.

    Link location Home - Grimo Nut Nursery
    Submitted by woodschmoe
    Submitted date 4 Mar 2010; last confirmed 1 Jan 2017

    Le Coteau Nursery
    Nursery in Victoria specializing in fruit trees. Does not do online orders, mail-order availability is not clear. Has a facebook page: Le Coteau Nursery | Facebook.

    Link location Le Coteau Nursery
    Submitted by Junglekeeper
    Submitted date 2 Aug 2006; last confirmed 12 Nov 2015

    Rhora's Nut Nursery
    Nursery in Wainfleet, Ontario, carries nuts, figs, mulberries and pawpaws, does internet ordering.

    Link location Welcome | Rhora's Nut Farm
    Submitted by woodschmoe
    Submitted date 4 Mar 2010; last confirmed 1 Jan 2017

    St Lawrence Nurseries
    Nursery in Potsdam, NY, near the Canadian border. specializing in fruit trees and edible landscape plants. Does online orders.

    Link location St Lawrence Nurseries
    Submitted by Rob Beckers
    Submitted date 3 Mar 2010; last confirmed 1 Jan 2017