Citrus and Fruit

Is there anything more rewarding than being able to go out into your backyard and hand select the freshest fruit from your very own citrus trees, fruit trees or nut trees? At Big Tex Tree Nurseries we do not think so! Growing your own citrus and fruit is easier than you might expect, and we make it even easier to get the right tree for your yard. Whether you want a sweet orange, a lemon for cooking, red grapefruit for juicing, limes for cocktails, or just some fresh fruit for your family we have it all and it is all guaranteed to produce excellent tasting fruit! Also, fresh fruit and citrus is a great source of vitamins, minerals and an excellent source of fiber. Not only are you contributing to your own health but are able to teach future generations that not everything can be found in a grocery store.

Owner Les Blake's grandfather began custom growing citrus trees and fruit trees over 50 years ago. Over these years, Les and his Grandfather have developed custom root stock that is guaranteed to produce excellent tasting fruit and plentiful harvest. The rootstock is extremely important when talking about fruit and citrus trees as this is what your trees are grafted on and many growers take shortcuts so they are able to grow their trees faster and get them to the nursery quicker. We don't do short cuts here at Big Tex Tree Nurseries, you can only get excellent tasting and guaranteed to produce fruit trees from Big Tex Tree Nurseries, no other nursery in the country grows trees like we do.

Come into any of our giant locations and see the love and attention that the owner Les, with the guidance of generations of nursery pros in his family, has put into growing the perfect citrus and fruit trees for you, our customers.

Types of Citrus and Fruit

Goldmine Nectarine

Goldmine Nectarine

Prunus persica ‘Goldmine’

People all over the world love the Goldmine Nectarine because of its rich and sweet flavor.

Santa Rosa Plum

Santa Rosa Plum

Prunus salicina 'Santa Rosa'

Able to yield an abundant harvest of sweet and juicy fruit every summer. Medium size tree can be used as a privacy hedge.

Seto Satsuma Mandarin Orange

Seto Satsuma Mandarin Orange

Citrus reticulata

The Seto Satsuma tree produces one of the most delicious, sweetest and easiest to peel mandarin fruits loved by almost everyone!

Mr. Mac Satsuma

Mr. Mac Satsuma

Citrus reticulata

One of the hardiest mandarin orange tree varieties available. It’s a small, cold hardy tree that produces an abundant amount of sweet tasting fruit.

Gold Kist Apricot

Gold Kist Apricot

Prunus armeniaca 'Gold Kist'

The best backyard apricot for warm winter climates.

Gold Variety Peach

Gold Variety Peach

Good juicy flavor and a peach tree ideal for the Houston area. A proven fruit bearer!

Clementine Mandarin

Clementine Mandarin

Citrus reticulata ‘Clementine’

Super juicy, sweet and very easy to peel mandarin orange! Plant several along a fence or border for an effective privacy hedge.

Owari Satsuma

Owari Satsuma

Citrus reticulata ‘Owari’

A small sized tree that can produce a sweet and juicy, medium-sized seedless fruit in large quantities.

Florida Prince Peach

Florida Prince Peach

Prunus persica ‘Florida Prince’

Produces the sweet and juicy peach fruit loved by so many people all over the world. Small, fast growing, hardy trees add a nice splash of color.

Hamlin Sweet Orange Tree

Hamlin Sweet Orange Tree

Citrus sinensis ‘Hamlin’

Excellent eating or juicing orange. Hardy and very productive in the Houston Area. Few to no seeds.

Valencia Orange Tree

Valencia Orange Tree

Citrus sinensis ‘Valencia’

One of the most common oranges you’ll find in stores, restaurants and also one of the most planted. Juicy and tasty, considered to be the best for juicing.

Meyer or Improved Meyer Lemon

Meyer or Improved Meyer Lemon

Citrus limon 'Meyer Improved'

Compact with very dark green foliage. Produce fruit that is a favorite for use in cooking.

Royal Blenheim Apricot

Royal Blenheim Apricot

Prunus amerniaca ‘Blenheim’

Royal Blenheim Apricots are considered to be the most succulent and flavorful fruits. A fast-producer. Begin harvesting fresh fruit in the comfort of your own backyard!

Desert Dawn Nectarine

Desert Dawn Nectarine

Prunus persica var. nucipersica

Solid red skin and juicy, rich flavor! Considered to be the most adaptable of all fruit trees for backyards and are proven heavy producers.

Desert Delight Nectarine

Desert Delight Nectarine

Prunus persica var. nucipersica ‘Desert Delight’

Small deciduous tree ideal for smaller-sized yards. A proven heavy producer of juicy yellow semi-freestone with rich flavor. Low chill.

Katy Apricot

Katy Apricot

Prunus armeniaca ‘Katy’

Early ripening, low-chill apricot tree. Great for desserts, canning, making jams and jellies or dried fruit.

Anna Apple Tree

Anna Apple Tree

Malus domestica ‘Anna’

Low-chill Anna apple trees adapt well to the hot, southern conditions of Houston. A very sweet and crisp apple with a taste similar to ‘Gala’.

Dorsett Golden Apple

Dorsett Golden Apple

Malus ‘Dorsett’

These low-chill Dorsett Golden Apple trees can produce the sweet, medium sized apples that are loved by people all around the world.

Rio Red Grapefruit

Rio Red Grapefruit

Citrus x paradisi 'Rio Red'

Rio Red Grapefruit trees produce the super-juicy fruit with deep red flesh and an excellent sweet-like flavor. Attractive tree with dark green foliage.

Chandler Red Pummelo

Chandler Red Pummelo

Citrus maxima ‘Chandler’

Produce a grapefruit-like fruit with red, fleshy slices that are full of sweet and juicy flavor. Attractive lush foliage works great as a privacy screen!

Brown Select Satsuma

Brown Select Satsuma

Citrus reticulata

Produces an excellent, medium to large sized, sweet tasting fruit that can be enjoyed right after picking off the tree.

Sunburst Tangerine

Sunburst Tangerine

Citrus reticulata ‘Sunburst’

Easy to peel and eat fruit that both children and adults love! Dark green foliage and sweet smelling blossoms a welcome addition to any landscape.

Avocado

Avocado

Persea americana 'Hass'

Bears the creamy and oh so tasty ‘Hass’ avocado, a favorite for eating whole, homemade guacamole and much more. Lush green foliage looks great on any landscape.

May Pride Peach Tree

May Pride Peach Tree

A low chill variety peach tree producing a very early-ripening, delicious and sweet fruit that’s a great snack any time of the day.

Eureka Lemon

Eureka Lemon

Citrus limon ‘ Eureka’

Eureka Lemon trees produce ample amounts of the large, juicy lemons often found in grocery stores and utilized for a variety of culinary and household uses.

Bartlett Pear

Bartlett Pear

Pyrus communis 'Bartlett'

The quintessential pear flavor that is the standard by which all other pears are measured. Produces large, yellow fruit with smooth and juicy white flesh in the summer.

Bearss Lime (Persian Lime)

Bearss Lime (Persian Lime)

Citrus × latifolia

The Bearss Lime or Persian Lime is seedless and full of juicy flavor! These limes are the size of lemons and have a distinct flavor.

Loquat Tree

Loquat Tree

Eriobotrya japonica

The Loquat tree is the perfect size tree that can transform your yard into a tropical retreat complete with delicious fruit! An excellent compact tree for privacy hedges.

​Mexican Plum

​Mexican Plum

Prunus mexicana

The Mexican Plum is a flowering tree or ornamental tree ideal for all types of residential landscapes. Fragrant white blooms in late winter.

Mexican Lime (Key Lime)

Mexican Lime (Key Lime)

Citrus aurantifolia

Distinct aroma and bursting with delicious flavor! Key limes are the top choice for bartenders and as a garnish in many dishes. Beautiful landscape tree too!

Wichita Pecan Tree

Wichita Pecan Tree

Carya illinoinensis

The Pecan tree is a Texas favorite! This large deciduous tree can produce a huge canopy of shade and mature trees can produce pecan nuts!

Texas Walnut

Texas Walnut

Juglans microcarpa

A smaller version of its relative the Black Walnut, it’s a good choice for smaller yards desiring a shade producing walnut tree. Highly prized wood.

Black Mission Fig

Black Mission Fig

Ficus carica 'Mission'

The Black Mission Fig is an excellent addition to any backyard orchard. Also an attractive deciduous tree ideal as a seasonal screening plant for patios and decks!

Australian Finger Lime

Australian Finger Lime

Citrus australasica

An unusual variety of citrus and perhaps one of the most fascinating. Oblong fruit with juicy capsules bursting with intense, lemon-lime flavor!

Fruit Salad Tree

Fruit Salad Tree

Fruit Salad Tree

The Fruit Salad tree is specially grafted to produce three fruits in one tree. If you enjoy plums, apricots, and peaches, you will want to have this tree!

​Blood Orange Tree

​Blood Orange Tree

Citrus sinensis ‘Moro’

Citrus sinensis ‘Moro’ is the blood orange with the sweet red flesh that is ideal for juicing, cooking, or eating right off the tree! Taste like a strawberry!

Orange Calamondin Tree

Orange Calamondin Tree

× Citrofortunella microcarpa

Calamondin is a healthy treat rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, fiber, potassium, and calcium. This bush evergreen tree is attractive and often used as a hedge.

Navel Orange

Navel Orange

Citrus sinensis

One of the most popular eating oranges! Seedless and very easy to peel. Slower growing tree ideal for any landscape.

Oro Blanco Grapefruit

Oro Blanco Grapefruit

Citrus x paradise ‘Oro Blanco’

Oro Blanco Grapefruit is sweeter than other varieties, in fact, they have a mild and sweet flavor. Fragrant blooms and large glossy-green foliage looks great in any landscape.

Ponderosa Lemon

Ponderosa Lemon

Citrus limon x medica

This novelty bears large lemons with thick, coarse skin and a mild lemony flavor that makes them ideal for eating raw, cooking with them, making desserts, and juicing.

Fuyu Persimmon

Fuyu Persimmon

Diospyros kaki ‘Fuyu’

Fuyu Persimmon is an exotic fruit with a sweet and mild flavor packed with vitamins and minerals! These self-pollinating trees can bear fruit at a young age!

Our custom, organic blended Moon Dust provides essential elements in a perfect horticultural ratio that will benefit virtually every tree and plant in your landscape. From the largest trees and palms, to the smallest shrubs and potted flowers, Moon Dust will feed them all! Moon Dust is ideal for Citrus and Fruit trees.

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