January 29 2011 Timely Tips

GARDENING CALENDAR

TEXAS AGRILIFE EXTENSION SERVICE

BEXAR COUNTY BY DAVID RODRIGUEZ

January 29, 2011

Horticulture Fruit Tree planting season is upon us:

‘La Feliciana’ is the best peach variety for this part of the state.

Recommended blackberry varieties include Brazos, Rosborough, and Kiowa. Natchez is the newest selection available and is thornless.

Three reliable fig selections are Alma, Celeste, and Texas Everbearing.

The best pear trees to plant are selections which have Fire Blight Resistance. This includes Fan-Stil, Fan-Cris, Orient and Warren.

David Rodriguez is the County Extension Agent-Horticulture with the Texas AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County. For more information, call the Master Gardener “Hotline” (210) 467-6575 or visit our County Extension website at https://bexar-tx.tamu.edu.

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