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A Guide For Choosing Rare Fruit Trees For Your Yard

By David & Tina Silber Many people come to our nursery asking for suggestions of which unusual fruit trees are suitable for their location. These people come from a variety of Southern California climate types-inland areas, intermediate areas and coastal areas. To respond to their questions we have developed three groupings of rare fruit trees […]


Transplanting Guide For Rare Fruit Trees

Everything you need to know to successfully move your tree to its new environment, be it a larger pot or into the ground.


Banana Planting & Care

An Assortment of Bananas

You can grow top quality bananas at home in most of Southern California. It’s a matter of selecting the correct variety, providing the banana’s special fertilizer needs and performing a few thinning operations. Your reward will be beautiful, tropical foliage and annually about 40 lbs per bunch of unusual, vine ripened fruit.


Backyard Frost Protection

Oranges frozen with Icicles

Freezing weather occasionally hits, even in Southern California. Here are some tips for preparing your trees for cold weather.