Q. How big is a 11/ 16 size plant?
A. On average, a 11/16 size plant is 5-7 ft tall. A 9/16 size is 4-5 ft tall.
Q. Are your fruit trees “standard”, “dwarf”, or “semi dwarf”?
A. Most years our plum, peach, and & pears are on standard rootstock while our apples and cherries are on semi dwarf rootstock. We do grow a few dwarf fruit trees so it’s always best to call or email us on what you are looking for.
Q. Do you have guarantees on your plants?
A. Sorry, but no we do not. We are a wholesale grower and hence have wholesale prices. For instance, we charge $6 versus the $29 that a chain store would charge to carry a guarantee. We take extreme care to ship only the highest of quality of plants.
Q. When do you start taking orders?
A. We start taking orders late July to early August each year.
Q. How do I place an order?
A. Orders can be placed either by email or phone.
Q. Is every plant on your website available?
A. It’s always best to order early when most plants are available. Even if you do not want order shipped till spring, ordering early assures you will get exactly what you want.
Q. How much is shipping?
A. To ship plants in a 72 x 11 x 11 box, shipping usually runs $50 plus $12 for the box. Call us for a quote on shipping larger orders via motor freight.
Q. When do you start shipping?
A. We normally start digging and shipping in mid to late November and continue thru late March.
Q. Can you ship only 1 or 2 plants?
A. Yes, but the shipping would be more than the cost of the plants.
Q. Can I pick the plants up at your nursery?
A. Yes, we welcome you to pick them up, but ask that you let us know in advance so we can have your order ready. Our nursery address is; 1401 Brown Prater Rd. McMinnville TN 37110. There is no mailing address for our farm.
Q. How will the plants be boxed when they are shipped?
A. We line all our boxes with plastic and use either shredded paper or straw to hold moisture till they arrive.
Q. How many plants will fit in 1 box?
A. The larger 11/16 size will average 20. Also depends on the type of plants.
Q. Do you ship FedEx or UPS?
A. We currently use FedEx.
Q. How do I pay for the plants?
A. We accept all the major credit cards. We also accept money orders and corporate or personal checks. Checks must clear the bank before we ship plants. If you pick up plants at our nursery we gladly also accept cash.