Growing fruit trees is a new experience for many gardeners. The care and maintenance side may sound difficult, but it’s easier work than mowing the lawn — and you get fruit as a reward! Better still, there are fruit trees which are easy to grow and care for. That’s where Stark Picks come in.
Stark Picks are fruit trees are selected by our experts with first-time growers in mind. To become a Stark Pick, each tree must display the characteristics of simple upkeep and ease of growing. Our experts’ more than 100 years of combined experience help to make these top selections.
A Stark Pick fruit tree is a great place to start when creating, or adding to, your orchard. Once you feel confident making a selection, be sure your new tree will grow in your zone. You can read more about the importance of minding your zone, and how to check yours, in our article, Planting in Your Hardiness Zone. Then, when you’re ready to plant, be sure to read how to get started in our article, Fruit Tree Care: Planting Fruit Trees. Happy planting!