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Fruit

Code P/E Crop Botanical Name Varieties of Note Form Rosette Texture Medium to coarse Landscape Uses Width Height 12 "

Emily Tepe, The Edible Landscape Voyageur Press, 2013


Perennial Zones Zones 3-9 Notes Smaller-fruited than common strawberry. Tolerate partshade. Non-runnering. Nice groundcover. Trees on dwarf rootstock good size for home garden. Require annual pruning, thinning.

Alpine Fragaria vesca strawberry

Ground cover, 12 " border, container Specimen, shade tree 8-15 '

W/E

Apple

Malus domesica

Chestnut crab, Round, Cortland, Fireside, open Haralson, Honeycrisp, Honeygold, Keepsake, Sweet 16, SnowSweet, Regent, Wealthy, Zestar!

Medium

8-20 '

Zones 3-9

W/E

Apricot

Prunus armeniaca

Moonglow, Sunglow, Round, Fine to Harcot,Wescot spreading medium

Specimen, shade tree

to 20 '

to 20 '

Zones 4-8

W/E

Blueberry

Vaccinium spp. Northblue, Northcountry, Northsky, St. Cloud, Polaris, Chippewa, Superior Citrus spp.

Round

Medium

Specimen, hedge, container

3-4 '

to 5 '

Zones 3-10

W/E

Citrus, Dwarf

Meyer Lemon, Kaffir Round, Lime, Key Lime open

Medium

Specimen, container

to 8 '

to 10 '

Zones 9-10

Profuse, fragrant flowers in early spring. Spring frost may kill flowers. Most cold hardy varieties require another variety for pollination. Short lived - 10 years. Attractive form, leaf, fruit, fall color. Few pest/disease problems. Requires acidic soil. Good for containers. Requires at least two varieties for pollination. In cold climates, dwarf varieties are a great choice to grow in containers. Bring indoors before frost. Keep in bright, warm spot until nights are above 55. Trees can grow to 8-10 ', but can be kept smaller with pruning.

Codes A=Annual; P=Perennial; E=Edible; NE=Non-Edible; W=Woody

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Code P/E Crop Cranberry Botanical Name Vaccinium macrocarpon Varieties of Note Stevens Form Texture Landscape Uses Width Height 6-8 "

Emily Tepe, The Edible Landscape Voyageur Press, 2013


Perennial Zones Zones 3-7 Notes Prefer acidic, sandy soil. Best to start from cuttings or rooted plants. Spread by runners, up to 2' per year. Flowers/fruit borne on 6" upright stems after year 3. Self-fertile. Limited varieties are available to the home grower. In colder climates, fig is best grown in containers and put indoors in winter. Keep cool but above 20F. Look for dwarf varieties for containers. Attractive leaf, fruit. Most cultivars have spines. Requires annual pruning. Self-fertile. Require training, annual pruning. Can tolerate drought once established. Full sun and high temps to ripen fruit. Buy plants with welldeveloped roots. Require sturdy support, welldrained soil, partly shaded, protected site. Need male and female plants to produce fruit. Trees can grow quite large, makng some fruit difficult to harvest. Generally diseasefree. Requires two varieties for pollination.

Spreading Fine to medium

Ground cover, 12 " container

W/E

Fig

Ficus carica

Black Mission, Brown Open, Coarse Turkey, Chicago spreading, irregular

Specimen, container

to 10 '

to 20 '

Zones 5-10

W/E

Gooseberry Ribes uvacrispa Grape Vitis spp.

Pixwell, Hinomakke Red

Vase, irregular

Medium to coarse Coarse

Specimen, hedge, screen Arbor, trellis, fence.

3'

to 5 '

Zones 3-8

W/E

W/E

Hardy kiwi Actinidia kolomikta, A. arguta, A. polygama Pear Pyrus spp.

Bluebell, Swenson Vine Red, Edelweiss, Frontenac, Fr. Gris, LaCrescent, Marquette, Marechal Foch, Seyval Blanc, St. Croix, St. Pepin Arctic Beauty, Vine Aromatnaya, Krupnopladnaya, Sentayabraskaya Summercrisp, Ure, Gourmet, Luscious, Patten Conical

6-8 '

10-15 '/ year

Zones 3-9

Coarse

Arbor, trellis, fence

8-10 '

10-15 '/ year

Zones 3-9

W/E

Medium

Specimen

12-25 '

to 20 '

Zones 4-8

Codes A=Annual; P=Perennial; E=Edible; NE=Non-Edible; W=Woody

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Code W/E Crop Plum Botanical Name Prunus spp. Varieties of Note Form Texture Landscape Uses Specimen Width to 20 ' Height to 20 '

Emily Tepe, The Edible Landscape Voyageur Press, 2013


Perennial Zones Zones 4-8 Notes Profuse, fragrant flowers in early spring. Spring frost may kill flowers. Requires two varieties for pollination. Toka a good pollenizer for most varieties. Short-lived 10 years. Generally grown as a multistemmed shrub though can be trained as a tree. Tends to sucker. Container grown shrubs in cooler regions should be brought indoors to a sunny location in fall before frost. Not recommended for very cold regions. Summer-bearing and fallbearing cultivars available. Spread vigorously through rhizomes. Annual pruning required. Attractive form, leaf, fruit. Requires annual pruning. Self-fertile. Bright red, pink, white berries. Most spread via aboveground runners. Some cultivars spread less. Attractive foliage, flowers, fruit. Self-fertile. Spring frost may kill flowers.

Alderman, Mt. Royal, Round, Medium LaCrescent, spreading Pipestone, Redglow, S.Dakota, Superior, Underwood, Black Ice, Stanley Wonderful, Eversweet, Granada Round, Medium spreading

W/E

Pomegranat Punica e granatum

Specimen, container

to 20 '

to 20 '

Zones 7-10

P/E

Raspberry

Rubus ideaus

Caroline, Heritage, Joan J

Upright, arching

Coarse

Hedge, screen 18 "

to 8 '

Zones 3-8

W/E

Currant, Red

Ribes rubrum Red Lake, Pink Champagne

Round

Medium to coarse

Specimen, hedge

3'

to 5 '

Zones 3-8

P/E

Strawberry Fragaria x ananassa

Allstar, Annapolis, Rosette, Medium to Cavendish, Earliglow, spreading coarse Honeoye, Jewel Mesabi, Meteor, Northstar Round, Fine to spreading medium

Ground cover, 12 " container

12 "

Zones 3-9

W/E

Tart Cherry Prunus cerasus

Specimen

8-15 '

to 15 '

Zones 4-8

Codes A=Annual; P=Perennial; E=Edible; NE=Non-Edible; W=Woody

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