Low chill apples bear as far south as South Florida, and may be a unique addition to your yard. Attractive white apple blossoms will appear during Feb-March and give way to fruit (smaller than standard apples) in June. They remain a small tree, growing to about 15 feet.
Learn how to graft fruit trees so that you can have multiple varieties on the same tree! Or turn that old crabapple tree into a productive Macintosh tree!
MISTY: Early variety. Misty is quite vigorous, growing very well both on the coast and in the inland heat. This excellent fruit does well in areas with chilling as low as 150 hours and all areas with mild winters and hot summers.
Mayhaw: The Mayhaw is a large shrub or small tree that is native to the lowlands and wetlands of the Deep South of the U.S. It is most well known for the coral-colored jelly made from the small red berries. It can also be used as a windbreak, an erosion control and pollution-tolerant plant, and it is drought and flood-tolerant. While it prefers full sun, it can grow in the shade as an understory plant. On top of that, it is a rather beautiful tree.
Learn how to grow fruit trees. If you ever wanted to grow your own food you'll need these tips to avoid costly mistakes. Learn which varieties you need and how to know which kind is right for your area.