Mountain Ash and Hawthorn

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Sorbus and Craetagus and crosses

Both Mountain Ash and Hawthorn are related to Pears. Both natural and manmade crosses of Pear, Hawthorn, Aronia, Mt. Ash, Medlar and other species have been done. These have yielded a number of great edible crosses. The largest fruited is the Pear, Mountain Ash cross known as Shipova. Also some of the Mt. Ash and Hawthorn species have been bred to have larger edible fruit that is used like crabapples. This group of trees can be maintained at a 10-15' height. Most are winter hardy to USDA Zones 4-9.

About Mt. Ash crosses Ivan's Belle and Ivan's Beauty

They are unusual small upright trees with large glossy compound leaves. Bred by famed Russian plant breeder Ivan Michurin, they grow to 12’ tall and are self-fertile. Zones 3-8.

About the Chinese Hawthorns (Crataegus pinnatifida)

An attractive species of small, 12’ tall trees from northern China, with clusters of white flowers, grown specifically for their red edible fruits. The leaves turn bright red in autumn. The fruit is made into syrups, preserves, or candied. These trees are beautiful in all seasons. A great all purpose choice for a small yard. Self fertile. Zones 4-9.

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

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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.