Fruit Trees

Common Varieties:  Anna, Fuji, Gala, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, and Pink Lady

Diseases and Pests:  Fireblight, Aphids, and Powdery Mildew are the main issues we typically have in the High Desert. 

Self Pollinating Varieties:  Anna, Fuji, Gala, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, Pink Lady, 

Varieties that Need Pollinators:  

    • Anna:  Dorsett Golden, Fuji, Gordon
    • Fuji:  Gala, Golden Dorsett, Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, Honeygold, Pink Lady, Yellow Delicious
    • Gala:  Fuji, Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, Red Delicious
    • Golden Delicious:  Fuji, Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, Red Delicious
    • Granny Smith:  Fuji, Gala, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, McIntosh, Pink Lady, Red Delicious
    • Honeycrisp:  Fuji, Gala, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Pink Lady, Red Delicious
    • Pink Lady:  Fuji, Honeycrisp, McIntosh, Red Delicious

Comments:  All varieties of apple prefer to have another tree to cross pollinate with. They are almost all self pollinating, but they bear heavier crops if they have a cross pollinator. 

Common Varieties:  Babcock, Donut, Elberta, July Elberta, and O’Henry

Diseases and Pests:  Peach leaf curl, Brown Rot, and Peach tree borers. 

Self Pollinating Varieties:  All of these varieties of peach are self pollinating and do not need additional trees to produce a heavy crop. 

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Common Varieties:  Blenheim, Harcot, Harglow, Katy, Montrose, Moorpark, Royal, Tilton, 

Diseases and Pests:    

Self Pollinating Varieties:  All of the varieties listed are self pollinating

Comments:  Apricots grow wonderfully in the High Desert.

Sweet Cherry Varieties:  Bing, Black Tartarian, Lapins, Minnie Royal, Rainer, Royal Lee, Stella

Sour Cherry Varieties:  Early Richmond, Montmorency, North Star

Diseases and Pests:  Fireblight, Aphids, and Powdery Mildew are the main issues we typically have in the High Desert. 

Self Pollinating Varieties:  Stella, Lapins, Early Richmond, Montmorency, North Star

Varieties that Need Pollinators:  

    • Bing:  Black Tartarian, Brooks, Montmorency, North Star, Rainer, Stella, Tulare, Van
    • Black Tartarian:  Bing, Brooks, Montmorency, North Star, Stella, Tulare, Van
    • Minnie Royal:  Royal Lee
    • Rainer:  Bing, Black Tartarian, Montmorency, North Star, Stella, Tulare, Van
    • Royal Lee:  Minnie Royal

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Common Varieties:  Burgundy, Satsuma, Santa Rosa, Elephant Heart

Diseases and Pests:  Bacterial Canker, Brown Rot, and Borer Beetles are the more common High Desert problems. 

Self Pollinating Varieties:  Burgundy, Santa Rosa

Varieties that Need Pollinators:  

    • Satsuma:  Beauty, Santa Rosa, Wickson
    • Elephant Heart:  Santa Rosa

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