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Recommended Fruit Trees Varieties For Texas

Posted on 12 December 2016   fruit trees

We get questions on a regular basis from people about what varieties of fruit trees grow best in their area…Here’s a list of some of the best varieties of fruit trees for specific areas in Texas…more parts of the country will be added in the future.





Recommended fruit trees varieties for Texas:


Apples: Red Delicious, Yellow Delicious, Gala, Fuji, Winesap, Jonathan, Arkansas Black, Honeycrisp

Peaches: Red Skin, Elberta, Ranger, Belle of Georgia, Sentinel

Plums: Burbank, Ozark Premier, Bruce, Morris

Apricots: Blenheim, Royal

Nectarines: Karla Rose

Pears: Bartlett, Ayers

Figs: Celeste

Dallas/Fort Worth, North Texas, Southern Oklahoma

Apples: Red Delicious, Yellow Delicious, Gala, Fuji, Winesap, Jonathan, Arkansas Black, Granny Smtih, Pink Lady, Honeycrisp

Peaches: Elberta, Belle of Georgia, Red Skin, Loring, Red Globe, Dixieland, Tex Royal, La Feliciana

Plums: Methley, Santa Rosa, Ozark Premier, Morris, Bruce

Apricots: Blenheim, Royal, Moorpark

Nectarines: Karla Rose, Sunglo, Red Gold

Pears: Ayers, Warren, Orient, Bartlett

Figs: Celeste, Brown Turkey, Texas Everbearing, LSU purple

Houston/New Orleans/Southeast Texas/South Louisiana

Apples: Ein Shemer, Anna, Dorsett Golden

Peaches: Tex-King, Tex Royal, Florida King, June Gold, La Feliciana, Harvester, Dixieland, Tex Prince, Rio Grande, Florida Crest

Plums: Santa Rosa, Methley, Bruce, Morris

Apricots: Early Golden, Moorpark

Nectarines: Early King, Red Gold

Pears: Ayers, Moonglow, Warren, Orient, Keiffer

Figs: Brown Turkey, Texas Everbearing, LSU purple

South Texas and Rio Grande Valley

Apples: Ein Shemer, Anna

Peaches: Rio Grande, Tex-King, Florida Crest, June Gold

Plums: Methley, Santa Rosa

Apricots: Early Golden

Nectarines: Early King

Pears: Ayers, Warren, Moonglow, Keiffer

Figs: Brown Turkey, Texas Everbearing

Central Texas (including Austin, Temple, Killeen, San Marcos)

Apples: Gala, Fuji, Granny Smith, Pink Lady, Mollie’s Delicious

Peaches: Elberta, Loring, Red Skin, June Gold, Red Barron, Belle of Georgia, Frank

Plums: Methley, Santa Rosa, Bruce, Morris, Rubrum, All red

Apricots: Blenheim, Early Golden

Nectarines: Surecrop, Karla Rose, Red Gold

Pears: Orient, Monterrey, Ayers, Warren

Figs: Brown Turkey, Celeste, LSU Purple, Alma

Pomegranate: Wonderful

Persimmon: Fuyu, Hachiya

Northeast Texas (Nacogdoches, Tyler, Longview, Texarkana)

Apples: Dorsett Golden (Nacogdoches/Lufkin area), Gala, Fuji, Red Delicious (Tyler/Longview and north only), Yellow Delicious (Tyler/Longview and north only), Granny Smith, Pink Lady, Honeycrisp

Peaches: Elberta, Harvester, Dixieland, Frank, Red Skin

Plums: Methley, Morris, Ozark Premier, Bruce, Allred, Santa Rosa

Apricots: Blenheim, Moorpark

Nectarines: Sunglo, Red Gold, Karla Rose

Pears: Moonglow, Warren, Warren, Orient, Le Conte, Keiffer

Figs: Texas Everbearing, Brown Turkey, Celeste, LSU Purple

Pomegranate: Wonderful

Persimmon: Native, Fuyu, Hachiya, Eureka, Tam-o-pan

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