BLACK PLUMS — Black Plums belong to the Prunus genus of plants, and are relatives of the peach, nectarine and almond.
The Taylor’s Gold pear is a mutation of the Comice Pear, first discovered in New Zealand in 1986. This sweet and flavorful russet pear is available in limited quantities in some markets.
The Pixie Tangerine is actually a variety of Mandarins. Somewhat difficult to grow, the trees take several years to reach maturity, producing an abundant crop every other year.
PINK LADY® APPLES — The Pink Lady® is an exciting apple originated in Western Australia. It is a natural cross between the Golden Delicious and Lady Williams varieties.
The MURCOTT TANGERINE is a citrus fruit hybrid of the mandarin orange and the sweet orange. This hybrid was a result of a citrus breeding program within the United States Department of Agriculture.
RED COMICE PEARS — Comice are among the sweetest and juiciest of all pears, and are a favorite in holiday gift boxes and baskets.
Satsuma Mandarins are most often eaten out of hand because they are so easy to peel, thanks to their very loose skin. Their bite-sized, sweet, juicy segments are nearly seedless.
BUERRÉ BOSC PEARS — It’s uncertain whether Bosc pears are Belgium or French in origin. What is known is that Bosc Pears were discovered sometime in the early 1800’s.
SUN GOLD ASIAN PEARS — Sometimes called “apple pears” because of their round shape and crunchy apple-like texture, Asian pears are more closely related to pears.
The Red Sensation, known also as “Max Red,” was first discovered as a bud sport on a standard Yellow Bartlett tree near Zillah, Washington in 1938.