Sweet peach fruits growing on a peach tree branch in orchard

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Sweet peach fruits growing on a peach tree branch in orchard

By Mary H. Dyer, Master Naturalist and Master Gardener What fruits grow in zone 9? The warm climate in this zone provides ideal growing conditions for many fruit trees, but many popular fruits, including apple, peach, pears and cherry, require winter chill in order to produce. Read on for more information about growing fruit trees in zone 9. Zone 9 Fruit Tree Varieties Below are some examples of fruit trees for zone 9. Citrus Fruit Zone 9 is a marginal climate for citrus, as an unexpected cold snap will put an end to many, including grapefruit and most limes. However, there are a number of cold hardy citrus trees from which to choose, including the following: Owardi satsuma mandarin orange (Citrus reticulata ‘Owari’) Calamondin (Citrus mitis) Meyer lemon (Citrus x meyeri) Marumi kumquat (Citrus japonica ‘Marumi’) Trifoliate orange (Citrus trifoliata) Giant pummelo (Citrus pummel) Sweet Clementine (Citrus reticulata ‘Clementine’ Tropical

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