For summer gifts, here's an excellent tree. Heavy bearing Panamint is a medium size fruit with bright red skin and yellow flesh, so sweet and juicy! It’s the nectarine of choice for coastal gardeners and a long-time favorite of San Diego’s own great garden writer, Pat Welsh. No higher praise than that! Harvest in early-to-mid July.
Great cooks love Persian Lime for several qualities: the juicy green flesh adds an incomparable flavor to many dishes - even the foliage is prized for culinary and decorative purposes. Many a dish is improved by a bit of its zest. This tree flowers in spring and fruit is ripe for picking the following winter and early spring.
Its bright red skin and amber flesh make this a favorite early variety. And don’t miss the exquisite fragrance of these delicate white flowers – absolutely plummy! Good and sweet, ready late May to early June and one of the most productive varieties at the coast.
With flowers as spectacular as these, the sweet, richly flavored fruit seems like an unexpected bonus. Dark red skin with yellow flesh, it truly deserves its reputation as a fabulous “Edible Ornamental.” Double Delight is a freestone yellow nectarine that is ready to pick by mid-July. A delicious way to celebrate a very special occasion.
Glossy leaves, fragrant flowers and beautiful fruit - this classic Patio Tree Selection has it all! No garden is complete without the classic lemon tree on the patio. There, its non-stop flowers and fruit are always on display and in easy reach of the cook. And the neighbors love it when you share the extras.‘Eureka’ is ever-bearing - the fruit ripens in about 6-9 months on average.
Burgundy features dusky purple red skin with deep red, juicy sweet flesh. Mellow with little tang, these plums will ripen in early July. Amazingly, they will keep on the tree until early September for two months of wonderfully fresh fruit right from the backyard.
This amazing cross (plum x apricot, bet you knew that!) is the best of the best. Gorgeous early spring blossoms lead to first-of-the-season fruit with a very sweet taste. Juicy yellow fruit is firm like an apricot yet carries the flavor of both fruits. Fabulous choice for a spring baby or early summer wedding or anniversary.
A superb evergreen patio tree, the 'Satsuma' mandarin produces small, juicy and seedless fruit with an irresistibly sweet and delicate flavor. This is a winter treat that people wait for all year in Southern California, so it makes and especially nice gift for Christmas and other winter holidays.
This patented taste test winner was the very first offering from The Wishing Tree Company and rightly so! It’s a freestone yellow peach with outstanding rich flavor and excellent production in warm-winter climates. Nothing says “Summer’s here” like peaches in early June and Eva’s Pride will deliver. The perfect choice for Fathers Day, graduation gifts and June brides.