Holly Acres Nursery in Elizabeth has fruit tress for Colorado growers for sale! Big bareroot 5ft - 8ft well-branched, orchard quality fruit trees starting at $29.99. A 50% deposit is required to process your order. Pick up March through April 1st. Visit website (see below) to see selections and other great deals.
Their bareroot trees are sold in dormancy, no pot, no soil, and are perishable. These trees are time-sensitive must be picked up between MARCH 13th and planted before April10th.
Fruit trees of any kind are not deer resistant, so keeping fruit trees behind a tall fence is your best way of keeping the trees safe from deer. You can try netting once they get larger and are fruiting, but this won't be as fail-safe as a fence.
Colorado State University Extension has a full website page with good information on planting, pruning, and fertilizing fruit trees in Colorado. Click here for all the information.
Holly Acres website
Holly Acres phone: 303-646-8868