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Notes and News - General Interest
Latest product and growing information plus what's happening at DWN.
At the nursery, midsummer means trees for winter/spring delivery are in full growth mode. For peach lovers, summer means orchard-fresh ripe peaches are
The great fruit breeder's life work is now complete.
1) Dave Wilson Nursery's Potted Trees: After years of research and development, potted trees on hybrid rootstock are now 80% or more of DWN commercial almond sales. 2) All About California Walnuts: Aaron Martella of Grower Direct Nut Co. and DWN's Tom Spellman give us a tour of this year’s Chandler walnut harvest and processing, from shaking and
Dave Wilson Nursery is known for propagating many fruit and nut types on selected alternate rootstocks. Our budding process begins with healthily growing, well-hydrated rootstock and carefully selected budwood, using only the best mature buds
The most delectable tree-ripened fresh fruit available to buy is often locally grown and found at fruit stands and farmers markets. Tom Spellman recently visited the orchards and fruit stand of one of DWN's long-time customers, one of the best fresh fruit growers anywhere
View the February email newsletter about the fine-tuned combination of people and machinery that dig our trees and prepare them for delivery. Be sure to watch the excellent short video at the end.
Updated to include the 2013 and 2014 fruit tastings, this edition of the Fruit Tasting Report also features a new best-of-the-best screen: Consistently High-Scoring Varieties. These are the 48 fruit varieties that have made Overall Scores
Welcome to the new Dave Wilson Nursery website! Updated software enables a number of new features.
Understanding the winter cold ("chilling") requirement for deciduous fruit trees and how to apply it can be confusing.