providing hardy, disease resistant
fruit trees & plants for your backyard orchard

Take the guesswork out of buying fruit trees and plants that grow GREAT in cold climate conditions.

Why Winter Cove Farm?

Cold Hardy Selections

* Personally Tested Varieties
* Proven On Our Farm
* Strong & Hardy Selections
* Handle Changing Climates Easily

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Why Bareroot?

* Bareroot trees start off right
* This is how professionals buy trees
* No more transplant shock
* No more wasted $$$
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Step-by-Step Systems

Your order comes with our exclusive
Ultimate Guide to Growing Plants in a Simple, Natural, & Poison-Free Orchard.
These simple instructions will show you the How To's of natural tree care.

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What This Book Includes

Mimicking Nature
Planning the Orchard
Spacing in the Orchard
Companion Planting
Planting Your Trees
Watering Your Plants
Protecting Your Trees
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How Big Do Your Trees Get?

Dwarf............8 to 12 feet tall
Semi-Dwarf...15 to 17 feet tall
Full-Sized......20 to 30 feet tall

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Which size should I pick?
Find your orchard size below

200 sq.ft. or less - Dwarf and/or Semi-Dwarf
200 to 500 sq.ft. - Dwarf and/or Semi-Dwarf
500 sq.ft. or more - Dwarf, Semi-Dwarf or Full-Sized

Do I Need More Than 1 For Pollination?

That depends...

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Apple - most Do NOT
Apricot - No, all Apricots are Self-Fertile
Cherries - Yes, Unless it says Self-Fertile
Peaches - No, all Peaches are Self-Fertile
Euro Pears - Yes, Unless it says Self-Fertile
Asian Pears - Yes, Unless it says Self-Fertile
Plums. - Yes, Unless it says Self-Fertile


Choose Self-Fertile Varieties if you have limited area to plant

How Much Sun Do They Need?

That depends...

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Apples.....................Partial Shade to Full Sun
Apricots..............................................Full Sun
Cherries...................Partial Shade to Full Sun
Peaches..............................................Full Sun
European Pears.......Partial Shade to Full Sun
Asian Pears..............Partial Shade to Full Sun
Plums...................................Shade to Full Sun

How Far Apart Should They Be?

Standard Spacing
Dwarf................8 to 12 feet
Semi-Dwarf...15 to 17 feet
Full-Sized.......20 to 30 feet

And, it depends...

We Don't Worry About Spacing

We grow in a naturalized style within our orchard. What this means is that we look to the forest systems where we see spacing only affected by light and room. We space our plants out, but we do not follow the recommended spacing ...They all do GREAT!

When Will My Trees Be Ready?

We start shipping trees and plants when the spring is finally here.

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Shipping & Pick-Up Schedule

We normally start shipping around the 26th of April unless you have specified a later date in your notes.

Pick-ups are scheduled to be on Saturday April 26th and May 3rd
If Saturdays do not work for you, please just let us know.

Can I Just Buy At Your Nursery?

I'd like to see the trees I'm buying.

We do not have a retail location

We have limited stock that meets our sale criteria every year.
Ordering early ensures you receive the trees you want.
We never sell trees that do not meet our high standards.
We NEVER discount our trees, You will pay the same price no matter when you buy.

How Do You Ship?

We pack our trees with lots of cushion and ship out via Priority USPS Mail.

Green Shipping

We do our best to ship our trees with reusable and recycled materials.
We also look to utilize the smallest packaging necessary to get the trees and plants to you safely.
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We Guarantee Our Plants

We guarantee that your trees will grow or we will replace them!

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How it works

We guarantee that your dormant tree/plant will arrive in good, viable condition and will leaf out by June 30th
We will issue a credit and provide a replacement tree the following spring with no charge for shipping.

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