Louisiana fruit trees

mcbdz(8 Louisiana)February 27, 2013

Can anyone give best varieties of apples, pears, plums to grow in NW Louisiana and best place to buy them. Thanks Pattie

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For apples you'll want disease-resistant; www.centuryfarmorchards.com and www.bighorsecreekfarm.com has suitable varieties for your location.

    Bookmark   February 27, 2013 at 11:30PM
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gator_rider2(z8 Ga.)

Bob wells nursery is in your area he has plants selected for your area . Location Lindale Texas north east Tx. I have some fruit growing experience in NE Tx. and NW Louisiana one thing you need to do mount up your soil the soil will load with water until mud for very long time this kill fruit trees.

Here is a link that might be useful: Nursery in your area

    Bookmark   February 28, 2013 at 3:28AM
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Visit Travis Callahan's gardening page, linked below.
He details a number of species & varieties he's grown for years in LA - and I'm sure would be glad to make recommendations if you email him.

Here is a link that might be useful: Callahan gardening page

    Bookmark   February 28, 2013 at 4:44PM
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mcbdz(8 Louisiana)

applenut, gator_rider2,lucky_p
Thank yall for your responses. I'm reading over this info now so I can get several trees in this Spring.

    Bookmark   February 28, 2013 at 11:34PM
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