Question: What are the best varieties for Texas home “orchards?”

Answer: Assuming you need only a few trees you’ll probably want to plant one each of several different varieties. Best types for the drier western half of Texas: Cheyenne, Sioux, Western and Wichita. Best types in the more humid eastern half of the state where diseases are more prevalent: Cheyenne, Desirable, Kiowa, and especially Caddo.

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