Pomegranate trees are usually fairly small and can be grown as either a tree or a shrub depending on how you choose to prune and train it. Pomegranate trees are also an ideal choice of tree to create a vibrant flowering hedge, as they can become quite dense when grown alongside each other.
Persimmon fruits ripen on the tree in fall, providing a source of food throughout the winter. There are two main types of American persimmon tree, which produce either astringent or non-astringent fruits.
Apricot trees are small trees that grow well in warm climates, but most are also cold hardy, making them suitable for growing in most western regions. They yield fuzzy-skinned peachy-orange colored stone fruits, which are sweet and juicy.
If you’re a fan of fresh limes, why not try growing your own lime tree? Be careful, though, as they can only survive in temperatures above 50º F, so you’ll need to grow them inside or at least bring them inside when the temperatures drop.
Orange trees aren’t as difficult to grow as you might think. Keep them outside if temperatures in your area don’t fall below 25⁰ F or grow them indoors for fresh, homegrown, oranges. Read here all about the orange tree facts and how to grow and care for it the right way.