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FRUIT TREES AND BERRIES
Deer love eating fruit and they will seek out food plots with ripe fruit.  By planting a variety of plants that will bear fruit throughout the entire season, you can habituate them to come back regularly to a plot.

ANNUAL FRUIT CALENDAR 
Note - this calendar is typical for southern states in Zones 7-9 from North Carolina to Texas. For Zone 6, the ripening dates start later in June, and end slightly sooner. For Zones 4-5, most of the harvest for all fruit will be from August through October.

April - Mulberries, 
May - Mulberries, Peaches, Blueberries (early)
June - Peaches, Blueberries,
July - Apples, Pears, Blueberries, Blackberries
August - Apples, Pears, Blackberries, Grapes, Figs, Persimmons (early)
September - Apples, Pears, Grapes, Persimmons, Chestnuts, Figs
October - Apples, Pears, Persimmons, Chestnuts, 
November - Apples (late), Pears (late), Persimmons (late)



The deer above were filmed in our orchards in Florida eating low chill apples 
developed for warm winters of the deep South.

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Anna Apple
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Item #: Anna Apple - Very low chill variety developed in Israel.
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Arkansas Black Apple
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Item #: Arkansas Black Apple - Very disease resistant and ripens very late, excellent for deer.
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Black Mulberry
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Item #: Black Mulberry - A very rapid growing deciduous small tree, mulberry fruits very early in the spring and is an excellent wildlife food source at a time of year when there is little ripe fruit available. BLACK MULBERRY Morus nigra A very rapid growing deciduous small tree, mulberry fruits very early in the spring and is an excellent wildlife food source at a time of year when there is little ripe...
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Dorsett Golden Apple
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Item #: Dorsett Golden Apple - Originally discovered in the Bahamas, has an excellent sweet flavor similar to Golden Delicious.
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Kieffer Pear
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Item #: Kieffer Pear - Kieffer is a large golden colored fruit with a crimson blush. It has crisp, juicy white flesh, coarse texture, and is excellent for canning and baking.
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Native Crabapple
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Item #: Native Crabapple - A small native tree with beautiful pink apple blossoms in spring, and small red-green crabapples that are a favorite food for deer and wildlife in the fall.
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Thanksgiving Pear
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Item #: Thanksgiving Pear - Hardy sand pear that ripens in late fall and holds on the tree until Thanksgiving!  Found at an old homestead along the Alapaha River in Georgia.  Disease resistant.  Fruit is...
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Arapaho Blackberry
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Item #: Arapaho Blackberry - Developed by the University of Arkansas, this thornless blackberry bears juicy berries on erect canes and is very productive. Developed by the University of Arkansas, this thornless blackberry bears juicy berries on erect canes and is very productive.  Fruits in July-Aug.  350-400 Chill hours, Zones 5-8....
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Brightwell Blueberry
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Item #: Brightwell Blueberry - Brightwell is a medium chill rabbiteye blueberry for north Florida and the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts. Deer love blueberries.  Brightwell is a medium chill rabbiteye blueberry for north Florida and the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts.  Flowers late, so never damaged by late season frosts. ...
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Chickasaw Plum
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Item #: Chickasaw Plum - This native plum is one of the first trees to flower in the spring in late January-February and has a stunning display of beautiful white flowers that look like spring snow against the brown of a late winter landscape. CHICKASAW PLUM Prunus angustifolia This native plum is one of the first trees to flower in the spring in late January-February and has a stunning display of beautiful white flowers that look like...
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