Growing Dwarf Fruit Trees and Nut Trees

How to grow dwarf fruit trees and dwarf nut trees, including a history of miniature trees and a chart with suggestions for the best tree varieties.

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LEFT TO RIGHT: This greenish dwarf fruit tree twig has twice as many flower buds as its reddish standard cousin. Dwarf trees are ornamental as well as food-bearing additions to your home. Just look at all the fruit on this miniature Heavenly White peach tree!
PHOTO: ROBERT KOURIK