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Welcome to Mori Essex Nurseries

Indoor Tropical Plants

About Our Nursery

Mori Essex Nurseries Inc is one of Canada’s leading nurseries. It offers a wide selection of fruit trees, vines, berries, small fruit and nut trees.

This award winning company is a family owned and operated business that markets its products in Ontario, Quebec and the Maritime Provinces.

With its headquarters in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Mori Essex Nurseries uses its extensive product line - from old standbys to newly developed varieties - to serve a widespread market ranging from some of Canada’s largest commercial fruit growers to the “back-yard” farmer.

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  • Prima apple

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    Prima
    Beautiful red colour with a nice yellow blush. Sweet tasting, great for fresh market. Very disease resistant apple, can be grown without any pesticide spraying for organic growers. Definitely a great apple for any backyard.
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  • northland

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    Northland Blueberry
    Mid season variety with excellent hardiness and excellent productivity. Fruit medium in size, firm, light blue with excellent flavour. High yields of fruit.
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  • nelson blueberry

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    Nelson Blueberry
    Dependable fruiting of a large, lighter blueberry that is very firm with good flavour. The plant grows very upright and needs little pruning because of its open spreading plant habit.
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  • chippewa

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    Chippewa Blueberry
    Mid season variety with very good hardiness and very good productivity. Blueberries are medium large, firm, very light blue and very sweet. Good variety for cold climates.
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  • bonus blueberry

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    Bonus Blueberry
    Mid-late season variety with very good hardiness and very good productivity. Bushes are vigorous. Fruit is very large, very firm, medium blue with very good flavour.
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  • fantasia nectarine

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    Fantasia
    Large fruit is yellow with a bright red blush. A freestone with firm flesh. Good for fresh eating, baking and preserving.
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  • silver gem

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    SilverGem™
    Medium in size with excellent colour and firmness. The fruit is 80 percent red with a cream coloured background and a pleasant balance of sugars and acid. Clingstone, white flesh nectarine.
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  • harblaze

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    AC™ Harblaze
    Medium to large size, attractive. Semi-freestone vigorous productive tree. Relatively winter hardy.
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  • Harcot apricot

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    Harcot
    Medium size. Orange with red blush. The earliest ripening apricot. Used for fresh eating. Self-fruitful, hardy.
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  • Harval Apricot

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    Harval
    Large, bright, attractive orange skin. Fair flesh quality. Self-fruitful. Hangs well at maturity. Does not split after heavy rains.
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  • Goldrich Apricot

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    Goldrich
    Large, bright, attractive orange skin. Fair flesh quality. Self-fruitful. Hangs well at maturity. Does not split after heavy rains.
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  • Harostar Apricot

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    AC™ Harostar
    Good size, red blush on an orange background. Exceptionally bright and attractive. Firm flesh, medium quality.
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  • Harojoy Apricot

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    AC™ Harojoy
    Medium to large size, slightly flattened. Very attractive with good red blush.
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  • Yellow Pommegranate

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    Yellow Pomegranate
    Grown as a fruit crop plant, and as ornamental trees and shrubs in parks and gardens. Pomegranates are used in cooking, baking, juices, smoothies and alcoholic beverages, such as martinis or wine.
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  • Turmeric Plant

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    Turmeric
    Very nice and large green foliage. Turmeric plants love a lot of water and direct sunlight. Perfect for a seasonal wall covering or grow it indoors and harvest the leaves for cooking or as a colouring agent.
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  • red clapp

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    Red Clapp
    Medium-large, bright red fruit with medium firm flesh. Robust flavour.
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  • sweet sop plant

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    Sweet Sop
    A semi-evergreen shrub or small tree with flowers that are produced in clusters of 3-4, with three large petals and three minute ones. They are yellow-green and spotted purple at the base.
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  • sour sop

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    Sour Sop
    The plant is grown as a commercial tree crop for its 20-30cm long, prickly, green fruit. The flesh of the fruit consists of an edible white pulp, some fiber, and a core of indigestible, black seeds.
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  • red pomegranate

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    Red Pomegranate
    Very nice shrub, has light coloured, woody stems with small leaves. Grown as a fruit crop plant, and as ornamental trees and shrubs in parks and gardens. Pomegranates are used in cooking, baking, juices, smoothies, and alcoholic beverages such as martinis or wine.
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  • flemish beauty

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    Flemish Beauty
    The hardiest cultivar for colder climates. Large, yellow fruit with fine taste. Vigorous and very productive. Must be picked as soon as they ripen.
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  • noni plant

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    Noni
    Has large, simple, dark green, shiny and deeply veined leaves and the plant bears flowers and fruits all year round. Very lovely glossy foliage. At first green, the fruit turns yellow then almost white as it ripens. It contains many seeds. Add a touch of the tropics to your home with this great Noni plant.
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  • passionfruit

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    Passionfruit Vine
    Very fun vine with a uniquely shaped leaf. Climbs and grows nicely on surfaces. The passion fruit is round to oval, either yellow or dark purple at maturity, with a soft to firm, juicy interior filled with numerous seeds. The fruit is both eaten and juiced; passion fruit juice is often added to other fruit […]
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  • lime tree

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    Lime
    A citrus fruit which is typically round. green to yellow in colour, 3-6cm in diameter and containing a sour and acidic pulp. Limes are a good source of Vitamin C and are often used to accent the flavours of food and beverages.
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  • mandarin plant

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    Mandarin
    A small indoor citrus tree, relatively easy to grow. Mandarin fruits are easy to peel, very sweet and have few or no seeds depending on the variety. Mandarin trees enjoy full sun in Plant Hardiness Zones 8 through 11. Really nice foliage and glossy green colour.
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  • lemon verbena shrub

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    Lemon Verbena
    The best natural air freshener! The Lemon Verbena plant emits a pleasant citrus smell that can be a great way to freshen up your home naturally. Lemon verbena leaves are used to add a lemon flavour to fish and poultry dishes, vegetable marinades, salad dressings, jams, puddings, Greek yogurt and beverages.
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  • leaf of life plant

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    Leaf of Life
    Definitely a very interesting plant for a home. Grows rapidly towards the light source and the dropped leaves can easily and quickly root in almost all places. Leaf of life is native to Africa but is now grown widely in tropical and sub-tropical areas.
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  • guava

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    Guava
    Guavas are also of interest to home growers in temperate areas. They are one of the few tropical fruits that can grow to fruiting size in pots indoors. When grown from seed, guavas can bear fruit as soon as two years.
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  • green tea shrub

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    Green Tea
    Grow your own green tea plant! This is a shrub or small tree that is usually trimmed to below 2m when cultivated for its leaves. It has a strong tap root. The flowers are yellow-white.
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  • Fig Tree Plant

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    Fig
    A large shrub, growing to a height of 6.9-10m with a gray to brown bark. The “fruit” is actually a hollow-ended stem containing many flowers. There are over 800 species of different fig trees.
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  • Avocado Tree

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    Avocado
    The tree grows to 20m with leaves 12 cm-25 cm long. The flowers are greenish yellow and the pear shaped fruit is 7-20cm long and has a large central seed and of course, it is delicious!
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  • kent

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    Kent
    Mid- season, vigorous, high yield, very large berry, dark red throughout, firm, good flavour, very good quality.
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  • bounty

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    Bounty
    Late, vigorous, very good yield, medium size berry, dark red, medium firm, sweet, excellent flavour, good quality. Freezes well.
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  • annapolis

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    Annapolis
    Early, vigorous, very good yield, very large berry, light red, firm, mild flavour, very good quality, excellent for fresh market
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  • ac wendy

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    AC Wendy
    Early, large berry, bright red, average firmness, excellent fresh flavour, vigorous, moderately resistant to powdery mildew.
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  • Black Satin Blackberry

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    Black Satin
    Vigorous grower that establishes itself quickly with heavy yields, late August excellent for home gardens. Semi-erect growth habit, but they require trellising or plant them along a fence. Very disease resistant.
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  • Mary Washington Asparagus

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    Mary Washington
    Asparagus prefers a sunny location and deep, well drained, sandy loam soil. Large amounts of soil organic material such as humus, peat moss and manure should be worked into the soil to a depth of 14 to 16 inches.
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  • sutton

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    Sutton
    Large red/green color stalks, light red centers, pink petioles.
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  • bosc pear

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    Bosc
    Large, green-brown fruit with smooth and flavourful flesh. A popular dessert pear, it has long storage life. Very productive tree.
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  • canada red

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    Canada Red
    Plants are winter hardy, good for northern zones. Stems are very tender, high quality, good red color, producing few seed stalks. Stalks cherry red, keeps color when cooked, high in sugar and tender. Large red/green color stalks, light red centers, pink petioles.
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  • royalty

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    Royalty
    Late, large, vigorous winter hardy canes, large size berry, medium firm, picked from red to dusty purple. Sweet, high quality. Excellent for jelly.
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  • nova

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    Nova
    Mid-season, canes sturdy and winter hardy, slightly spined. Medium size berry, med. red, firm, mild flavour.
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  • heritage

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    Heritage
    Everbearer, first crop mid-summer, second from Sept. to Oct., canes upright, vigorous and winter hardy. Medium size berry, medium red firm, excellent flavour.
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  • rasp boyne

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    Boyne
    Early mid-early, winter hardy, strong canes, high yield, medium size berry, medium dark, tender and juicy, medium sweet. Good frozen and fresh.
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  • violette

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    Violette™
    Large, oblong shape. Dark skin with yellow-green flesh. Rich in antioxidants Semi-freestone.
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  • vibrant

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    Vibrant™
    Medium size, violet-blue and amber coloured flesh. Semi-freestone.
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  • vanette

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    Vanette™
    Medium to large size. Oval-shaped. Purple-blue skin. Good quality. Very productive. Freestone.
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  • bartlett

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    Bartlett
    Large, golden-yellow fruit with buttery, juicy, very flavourful flesh. Vigorous grower and very productive, even at a young age.
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  • vampire

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    Vampire
    Medium size. Bright red. Firm, meaty, yellow flesh. Good quality. Primarily for fruit markets. Improves after picking and being stored for 2-3 weeks. Best quality through multiple picks. Clingstone. Good pollinator. Late maturing: 2 weeks later than Shiro.
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  • valerie

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    Valerie™
    Violet-blue skin with yellow flesh. Attractive colour fruit.
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  • toka

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    Toka
    This large, purple-blue fruit has rich, juicy, yellow flesh. Use for fresh eating or for preserving. Very hardy.
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  • harrow sweet

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    AC™ Harrow Sweet
    Large yellow fruit with red blush. Sweet, juicy flesh with excellent flavour. Good resistance to fire blight.
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  • shiro

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    Shiro
    Round shape. Yellow plum with a pink blush. Very juicy, fair in quality. Clingstone. Ripens 2 weeks after Early Golden.
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  • stanley

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    Stanley
    Medium-sized, dark blue freestone with yellow flesh. Heavy producer.
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  • italian

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    Italian
    Medium-sized blue fruit. Very popular for preserving and fresh eating. Stores well.
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  • early italian

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    Early Italian (Sold Out)
    Matures 15 days earlier than regular Italian. Oblong purple fruit. Excellent flavour.
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  • early golden

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    Early Golden
    Round shape. Golden with high red blush. Firm good quality. Freestone. Not as large as Shiro. Ripens 10-14 days earlier. Trees very vigorous, outgrowing other plum cultivars.
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  • damson

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    Damson
    Small size. Blue skin. Versatile. Ideal for making distinctively flavoured jams.
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  • plastic wrap around tree guards

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    Tree Guards
    Protects trees from rabbits & voles and other known forestry pests Expands with the natural growth of the tree Supplied with ventilation holes
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  • root and bloom

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    Monty’s Root & Bloom – Fertilizer
    Use this formula to promote rooting, blooming development. Useful for transplanting, plant starter, enhance & winterize trees, shrubs, & perennials.
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  • growth formula

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    Monty’s Growth Formula – Fertilizer
    Use this formula to promote vigorous plant growth, leaf enhancement, and stronger/taller plants.
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  • Bamboo Stakes

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    Bamboo Stakes
    Bamboo Garden Stakes are for supporting plants, vegetables, landscaping and new trees. The all-natural bamboo stakes blend in with the natural setting of a garden.
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  • vivid

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    Vivid
    Medium size, bright red, firm flesh. Good quality. Trees are vigorous and productive.
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  • tangos

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    TangOs®
    Outstanding selection from the Ag Experiment Station at Rutgers University. TangOs
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  • springcrest

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    Springcrest
    Over 90% dark red blush over yellow. Early season, fresh market peach.
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  • reliance

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    Reliance
    Medium sized. Red blush over yellow skin and has firm, yellow flesh. Known for its hardiness. Freestone.
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  • redhaven

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    Redhaven
    Medium-sized, good quality, suitable for canning and freezing. Reliable, heavy producer.
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  • pf-24c

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    PF 24C™
    Large and firm. Highly coloured. Bacterial spot resistant. Freestone. Cold Hardy
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  • harrow diamond

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    Harrow Diamond
    Attractive red blush over a bright yellow background. Low-oxidizing flesh. Good quality. Nearly freestone when fully mature. Trees cold hardy and productive.
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  • harrow beauty

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    Harrow Beauty
    Medium size, highly attractive. Very firm and self-fruitful.
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  • garnet beauty

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    Garnet Beauty
    Attractive red skin, firm flesh for this sport of Redhaven. Semi-Freestone. Ripens two weeks earlier than Redhaven. Slightly hardier.
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  • pf-5b

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    Flamin’ Fury PF-5B™
    Very highly coloured, firm flesh. Split pit resistant as well as bacterial spot resistant.
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  • pf-1

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    Flamin’ Fury PF-1™
    Highly coloured. Hardy, prolific, firm flesh. Very resistant to bacterial spot, brown rot. Requires very little spraying, ideal for organic growers. One of the earliest to ripen.
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  • early redhaven

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    Early Redhaven
    Smaller than Garnet Beauty. More highly coloured. Firmer flesh but tends to be clingy.
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  • buenos 2

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    BuenOs™ II
    Developed at the New Jersey Ag Experiment Station, this is an attractive early, mid-season yellow peento with 70-80% medium red colour on a yellow background.
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  • buenos

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    BuenOs™
    Ripens one week before Redhaven. It is a red skinned, yellow flesh clingstone that was developed by Rutgers University.
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  • brighton

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    Brighton
    Medium size, attractive red. Good quality with clingy flesh.
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  • vista cherry

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    Vista (Dwarf)
    Widely planted cultivar with dark red, large, firm fruit. Dwarf trees only grow to be 60% of the size of a regular tree.
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  • Vista cherry

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    Vista
    Widely planted cultivar with dark red, large, firm fruit.
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  • Viscount cherry

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    Viscount
    Medium-large firm, glossy dark, red fruit with good flavour. Cross between Bing & Hedelfingen.
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  • Vandalay Cherry

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    Vandalay™
    Large, firm, red fruit. Highly resistant to cracking. Very heavy producing. Self-fruitful.
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  • Van Cherry

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    Van
    Fruit are similar to Bing though smaller. Pollenizes most other cherry trees.
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  • Tehranivee Cherry

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    Tehranivee™
    Large, firm, black fruit with good flavour. A very productive tree. Self-fruitful.
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  • Sweetheart Cherry

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    Sweetheart™
    Smaller, firm, bright red fruit with good-flavour. A vigorous and spreading tree that is very productive.
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  • Stella cherry

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    Stella
    Very large, firm, black, sweet fruit on a naturally dwarf tree. Ideal for small or restricted spaces. Self-fruitful.
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  • North Star Cherry

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    North Star (Sour Cherry)
    Mahogany red, medium-sized soft fruit.
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  • Montmorency Sour Cherry

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    Montmorency (Sour Cherry)
    Large, bright red fruit with a firm texture. The most popular and widely planted sour cherry. Used for preserving or baking.
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  • hedelfingen cherry tree

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    Hedelfingen
    Large, firm, good quality black fruit colours before it ripens. Productive at young age.
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  • Lapins Cherry

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    Lapins (Dwarf)
    Large, firm, good quality black fruit colours before it ripens. Productive at young age. Dwarf trees only grow up to 60% of regular trees. Dwarf trees only grow up to 60% of a regular tree.
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  • hedelfingen cherry dwarf

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    Hedelfingen (Dwarf)
    Large, firm, good quality black fruit colours before it ripens. Productive at young age. Dwarf trees only grow up to 60% of regular trees.
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  • cavalier cherry

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    Cavalier
    A terrific black sweet cherry to open the early fresh market. Resists cracking. Very hardy.
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  • bing cherry

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    Bing
    Large, firm, juicy black fruit is the standard to which all others are judged. One of best known and widely planted sweet cherries.
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  • Red Fuji (1)

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    Red Fuji
    Large red fruit with sweet, very crisp flesh. Good dessert apple. Stores well. Requires longer growing season.
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  • Shamrock (1)

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    Shamrock
    Medium-sized fruit similar in appearance to Granny Smith. Flesh creamy light green and firm. Flavour similar to McIntosh. Stores well. Excellent for eating and cooking.
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  • Northern Spy (1)

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    Northern Spy
    Large, bright red fruit with crisp, tart flesh. An old-time favourite dessert and baking apple. Very vigorous but slower to bear fruit than other apple varieties.
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  • Red Delicious (1)

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    Red Delicious
    Large, dark red fruit with crisp, sweet flesh. Perhaps one of the best Red Delicious. Good dessert apple. Requires fruit thinning. Good pollenizer for others.
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  • Red Baron (1)

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    Red Baron
    Mid-sized yellow and red fruit. Crisp and juicy flesh that is sweet and mild. Hardy. Good dessert and baking apple. Resistant to fireblight and bears at a young age.
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  • Mutsu (1)

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    Mutsu
    Large, greenish-yellow. Good for eating or baking.
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  • Lodi (1)

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    Lodi
    Improved Yellow Transparent with large yellow fruit with crisp, juicy sweet-tart flesh. Resistant to apple scab.
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  • Red McIntosh (1)

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    McIntosh
    Mid-sized red and green. Crisp, juicy white flesh. Dessert apple with short storage life.
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