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If you are thinking of planting a fruit tree, be sure to order your tree from a specialist fruit tree nursery near you. Specialist fruit tree nurseries have a wider selection of varieties, including easier-to-grow disease resistant varieties that are not usually available in garden stores.
On this page you can download our 7-page fruit tree nursery resource list with links to over 50 specialist fruit tree nurseries in the USA and Canada. Most of them will ship your trees to you in the early spring or late fall. The trees will be bare root trees so when they arrive you need to keep them in a cool, dark place and plant them as soon as possible as they will not survive long without soil around their roots.
For the best chance of success, spend some time studying your fruit tree nursery's catalog. You will need to research your fruit tree varieties carefully to ensure that you have a tree that will thrive in your unique conditions. Some considerations include:
There are lots more considerations when choosing a fruit tree and you can learn all about them in OrchardPeople.com's 2-hour-long course Researching Fruit Trees for Organic Growing Success.
Once you download this list, you can shop around to find a fruit tree that will fulfil your needs and thrive in your unique growing conditions.
Click below for our list of more than 50 specialist fruit tree nurseries in Canada and the United States.
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Susan Poizner is an urban orchardist in Toronto, Canada and the author of the award-winning fruit tree care book Growing Urban Orchards. She is an instructor of Fruit Production at Niagara College in Ontario and the creator of the award-winning online fruit tree care training program at www.orchardpeople.com . Susan is also the host of The Urban Forestry Radio Show and Podcast and an ISA Certified Arborist.
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