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Where to Buy Our Fruit Trees, Vines and Berries

Although Four Winds fruit trees, vines and berries cannot be purchased online (coming soon!), they are available from your local California nurseries and garden centers.
Arrived in Excellent Shape

“I was very pleased with the Murcott when I opened that box (you guys sure have the packaging thing down!!!), but I must say, the Dancy and Clementine trees were absolutely outstanding both in their foliage and their structure. Like perfect mini-trees!”

Jim Andersen
Honolulu, Hawaii

Multi Budded Deciduous Fruit Trees

Four Winds Growers Multi Budded Deciduous Fruit Trees provide an assortment of fruit in a limited space. We offer Multi-Apple, Multi-Pluot, Multi-Peach, Multi-Cherry, Multi-Pear and Asian Pear, Multi-Plum, Multi-Cherry and Multi-Fruit Salad (a combination with branches of  Peach/Nectarine/Apricot/Plum). Some peaches and apples are available with low-chill variety combinations, so look for those if you live where winters are mild.

3 on 1 Apple


Recent introduction from Japan that quickly became California's favorite apple. Sweet, very crisp and flavorful, excellent keeper. Dull reddish-orange skin, sometimes russeted. Ripe mid-September. Excellent pollenizer for other apple varieties. Chilling requirement apparently less than 600 hours. Self-fruitful.

gala_smGala (Original Gala)

Wonderful dessert apple from New Zealand. Crisp, nice blend of sweetness and tartness, rich flavor. Skin reddish-orange over yellow. Early harvest, 2-3 weeks before Red Delicious. Good pollenizer for other varieties. 5-600 hours. Self-fruitful


Superb flavor - connoisseurs' choice. A cross of Jonathan and Golden Delicious.
Yellow with red-orange blush. Crisp, juicy, subacid, all-purpose. 7-800 hours. Pollinated by Fuji, Gala, Granny Smith or Red Delicious, but not Golden Delicious.

mutsusmMutsu (Crispin)

A favorite of connoisseurs: very large, crisp and flavorful. Late September/October harvest. Pick when green or wait until partly yellow. Large, vigorous tree resists powdery mildew. 600 hours. Pollen sterile -- pollinated by Red Delicious, Granny Smith, Fuji, Gala.

3 on 1 Multiple Variety Combination Pluot

Dapple Dandy Pluot® Interspecific

Taste test winner. Ranks with Flavor King and Flavor Supreme Pluots® as best-flavored fruit at Dave Wilson Nursery tastings. Creamy white and red-fleshed freestone with wonderful plum-apricot flavor. Skin greenish-yellow with red spots, turning to a maroon and yellow dapple. August harvest in Central Calif. 4-500 hours. Pollenized by Flavor Supreme Pluot®, Santa Rosa or Burgundy Plum. Pat. No. 9254. (Zaiger)

Flavor King Pluot® Interspecific

Taste test winner. Unique plum-apricot hybrid. Remarkable, spicy bouquet and flavor. Reddish-purple skin, sweet red flesh. Harvest mid August in Central Calif. Naturally small tree. 5-600 hours. Pollenized by Flavor Supreme, Santa Rosa or Late Santa Rosa. Pat. No. 8026.(Zaiger)

Flavor Queen Pluot® Interspecific

Exquisite new fruit, a plum/apricot hybrid. Candy-like sweetness, wonderfully pleasing flavor. Greenish-yellow skin, amber-orange flesh. Prolonged harvest: mid-July thru August. 5-600 hours. Pollinated by plum or other Pluot®, (Dapple Dandy Pluot® or Burgundy Plum) but not Flavor King. Pat. No. 7420. (Zaiger)

Flavor Supreme Pluot® Interspecific

Taste test winner. Plum-apricot hybrid with sweet, richly flavored, firm red flesh. Greenish-maroon mottled skin. June harvest in Central CA., about two weeks before Santa Rosa. 5-600 hours. Pollinated by Santa Rosa, Late Santa Rosa, or other Pluot®. Pat. No. 6763. (Zaiger)

Multiple Variety Combination Cherry

rainier_smRainier Sweet

Large, yellow with red blush. Sweet and flavorful - superior to Royal Ann. Very cold hardy. Mid-season harvest. Pollenizer required-interfruitful with Van, Lambert, Black Tart, Bing. 700 hours.


Very cold hardy, reliable, heavy bearing. Fine fruit similar to Bing, though usually smaller. Pollenizer required-interfruitful with all popular sweet cherries. 700 hours


Large, firm, juicy, sweet, nearly black when ripe -- superb flavor, the No.1 cherry. Mid-season. Large vigorous tree. Pollinated by Black Tartarian, Van, Rainier. Also Stella in colder climates. 700 hours.

van_smUtah Giant

Best sweet cherry, according to Utah folks. Larger, firmer, more flavorful than Bing or Lambert. Good canner. Does not double. Pollenizer required - Bing, Lambert, Rainier, Van. 800 hours.

2 on 1 Dwarf Miniature Nectarine & Peach

necta_zee_smNecta Zee Miniature Nectarine

Sweet, very flavorful yellow freestone, beautiful red skin. Mid-June to early July in central Calif. Vigorous growth to 6 ft. Best self-fruitful miniature nectarine. 500 hours. Self-fruitful. Pat. No. 6283.(Zaiger)

honey_babe_smHoney Babe Miniature Peach

Sweet, yellow freestone, rich peach flavor. Heavy bearing 5 ft. tree. Early to mid-July in Central Calif. Excellent choice for home orchard. 500 hours. Self-fruitful. Pat. No. 5276. (Zaiger)

Multiple Variety Combination Fruit Salad

babcock_smBabcock Peach

Long-time favorite white-fleshed freestone. Sweet and juicy, aromatic, low in acid. Very high-scoring in taste tests. Ripens mid-July in Central Calif. Widely adapted: (low chill requirement, yet not early blooming). 250-300 hours. Self-fruitful.

july_elberta_smJuly (Kim) Elberta Peach

Also called Early Elberta. Reliable heavy crops. Juicy, sweet, very flavorful yellow freestone. Very high-scoring in taste tests. For canning, freezing, or fresh use. 500 hours. Self-fruitful.

blenhiem_smBlenheim (Royal) Apricot

All-purpose freestone, sweet, aromatic, flavorful. Long-time No.1 apricot in California. Early bloom. Late June harvest in Central Calif. 500 hours. Self-fruitful.

santa_rosa_smSanta Rosa Plum

Most popular plum in California & Arizona. Juicy, tangy, flavorful. Reddish-purple skin, amber flesh tinged red. Late June in Central Calif. 300 hours. Self-fruitful.

fantasia_smFantasia Nectarine

Popular, large, yellow freestone. Early harvest fruit is firm-ripe and tangy, later harvest is sweet, with rich flavor: high-scoring in taste tests. Late July/early August in Central Calif. 500 hours. Self-fruitful.

Multi Budded Deciduous Fruit Tree Care

Select a sunny and wind sheltered location, with well drained fertile soil. Test the drainage by digging a hole at least one foot deep. Fill with water. Let it drain and fill again. If it takes longer than 3-4 hours to drain on the first or second filling, the drainage is not good enough. Choose another location or plant on a mound or raised bed that is at least 12" above ground level.

Amend the soil with commercial planting mix or finished compost if fertility is a question. Dig a hole that is at least three times the width of the nursery container. Roots will reach out beyond the tree canopy for nutrients.

When trees are young, water as needed, so that soil will be evenly moist, but not overly wet. As trees mature, deep infrequent watering is preferred.

The care and pruning of all deciduous fruit trees is similar, with the exception of Cherries. Cherries should only be pruned lightly as needed in order to preserve fruit bearing wood. They should only be pruned in non-rainy seasons because they are susceptible to diseases that infect the tree through pruning wounds during wet weather.

Ultimate tree height is the decision of the gardener. Cut back or remove vigorous shoots that have grown above the desired height. This is best done in late summer or in the fall after the tree has gone dormant.

In late spring or early summer, cut back all new growth by at least half. Since small fruit will be developing at this point, you can avoid pruning the fruit bearing wood.

Larger scaffold branches should be upright and well spaced. When pruning, leave a short stub (collar) above the shoot or branch that remains. The smaller branches that bear the fruit should have at least six inches of free space between them. Try to prune so that all remaining branches have room around them. Make sure that each of the varieties on a multi tree has room to develop and is not overshadowed by other parts of the tree.

On older established trees, make sure cuts are at an angle so water does not collect on a horizontal surface. Paint pruning cuts with tree seal. After drastic pruning, whitewash bare trunks with interior white latex paint, diluted 50-50 with water. This can help prevent sunburn.

Unless the soil is already enriched with compost, fruit trees will benefit from fertilizing. Once leaves begin to form, use a slow release all purpose fertilizer. We prefer sprinkling the granular form rather than the tree stakes. Deciduous fruit trees do not need as much nitrogen as citrus.

Compost made from green waste and composted manures can be incorporated in the soil or used as mulch. When renewed consistently, this will provide a source of nitrogen and other nutrients over time. Mulch in the root zone will also help retain soil moisture. Be sure to keep mulch away from the trunk.

Ideal soil ph is between 6.0 and 7.5.

Dormant Spray
In the fall, apply a Bordeaux mix or dormant oil spray.  Be sure to read and follow all label instructions when applying these or any other pesticide. Apply again just prior to blooms opening, to combat common pests and diseases.

Peaches and Nectarines in particular require this type of treatment to minimize peach leaf curl and brown rot. Apples also benefit from dormant sprays.