Prune 'Early Italian (Richards)'
Fiber pots available from winter to early spring. Check with your local store for current availability.
Cold hardy tree produces dark purple prunes in late summer. Self-fruiting, and will help pollinize other nearby prune varieties. Richly sweet fruit is traditionally used in cuisine, canning, or drying.
Semi-dwarf tree grown on Citation rootstock. Can be maintained at 8'-10' with summer pruning.
We pot our bareroot fruit trees in plantable fiber (pulp) pots. They make for easy planting and protect new roots so they don't break or dry out. Read On: How to Plant a Pulp Pot.
Shop our full selection of bareroot fruit trees in stores. Read on: List of Fruit Tree Varieties
- Landscape Size: 12'-18' tall, 12'-18' wide
- Light Requirement: Full Sun
- Water Needs: Moderate
- Sunset Zone: 2-12, 14-18
- Growth Habit: Columnar
- Growth Rate: Moderate
- Attributes: Deciduous, Attracts Birds, Edible Fruit, Fruiting, Cold Hardy
See Green Thumb Guide below for region specific information.
When will I be able to pick up my pre-order bareroot fruit tree?
Pre-orders will be available for pick up beginning early 2023.
How will I be notified when my order is ready for pick up?
Notification email from our Fulfillment Team will be sent when your fruit tree(s) have been delivered to your designated pick up location. We want you to receive your messages, so please add email@example.com to your address book.
Will my credit card be charged before my fruit tree(s) arrive at my chosen Green Acres Nursery & Supply location?
Payment will be taken when your pre-order has been placed.
Am I guaranteed to receive my pre-order?
Due to seasonal availability and environmental factors, there is no 100% guarantee that your item(s) will be fulfilled.
How long do I have to pick up my order?
You will have two days to collect your bareroot fruit tree(s), at a time convenient to you.monterey-liqui-cop-conc,treestakes2x8kit,ebstone-organics-surestart,corona-174-ergonomic-bypass-pruner,ebstone-organics-citrusfruittreefood
Green Thumb Guide
Prefers enriched soil with good drainage. Establish good structure when young and keep pruned. In summer, prune to keep tree to a manageable size. Estimated chilling time of 800 hours below 45°F.
These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions.
Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods
Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices (Opens in new window)
Visit: National County Extension Offices (Opens in new window)