Find our six-variety apple espalier here!

"Espalier" refers to special practices for training trees onto trellises. There are many ways to make your trees into works of art, and the trees we offer have already been trained along the same plane in a 3-tier, T-shape, horizontal cordon.

As you continue the training, you can shape trees into any of the designs seen in the drawings. They are beautiful when grown against a wall, a building or on an existing fence or wires.

Trees should be spaced an average of 8-10’ apart. Branches are at about 1-1/2, 2-1/2 and 3-1/2 feet. (The trees will be shipped in special protective boxes.) Apples are on EMLA 26 rootstock. The THREE TIERED espalier combos have a different variety on each tier.

Note: Shipped espalier branches must each be cut back to 10 inches. Come to the nursery and get full length branches.

Fall Potted Plants

Fall Shipment works well for those of you on the West Coast.

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Fall Bulbs

Tulips and iris! Plant now and have a beautiful spring.

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Pre-order for Spring and Receive Free Bonus Plants!

All of our plants are available for shipment in the spring. Order before December 31, 2015, and pick out 20% in FREE bonus plants!

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Growing Info

We give you monthly growing tips, useful facts and information on how to use your Raintree Nursery plants!

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View or Order Our Latest Catalog

It is fun to thumb through the pages of the Raintree Nursery catalog, dog ear pages, and circle your favorite plants! We have also have it available for download as a PDF.

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Visit the Raintree Garden Center

Get fruit sooner by planting in the fall. At the Raintree Nursery Garden Center, in addition to the large selection of fall shippable potted plants, we have a good selection of too heavy to ship FRUIT TREES in plantable fiber pots. Click here to see what’s available at our garden center including the available fruit trees.

Garden Center Fall Hours: Monday-Thursday 10-4.