Fruit and Nut Trees – Fruit Bearing Plants

Fruit trees, Nut Trees, Edible Nuts and Fruits, Fruiting Vines, Bushes, Shrubs and Berry Plants, Deciduous and Evergreens from Tropical, Subtropical and Temperate Regions

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Fruit and nut trees are special and unlike vegetables they will produce for a lot of years with a better return on effort than anything else in the garden.

In addition to fruit and nut production these trees can be value for shade, timber and as a support for climbing plants. Their crops are good sources of vitamins, minerals, fats and protein and make perfect snacks for kids.

While the planting location of a tree is highly important for a successful production of fruit and nuts, when selecting a fruit tree or a nut tree from your local nursery, some additional factors you should consider are:

* tree shape and size
* taste, texture and use of fruit
* time of harvest season
* disease and pest resistance.

Multi-Grafted trees are an alternative for small gardens where space is limited and several types of fruit are desired.

olive grove

olive grove

Fruit and Nuts

Fruit and Nut Bearing Trees are Value for Money on Effort.

Persimmon

Persimmon

Sustainable Garden

Sustainable Garden

Trees provide great ecological, economic and cultural values.

A Garden with Fruit Trees, Nut Trees is a Fulfilling, Meaningful and Worthy Undertaking.

Fruit and Nut Tree Enthusiasts

Backyard orchardists are generally small-scale agriculturists of rare and exotic fruit and nut trees and/or plants. However, some of their growing methods and innovative practices are uniquely suited to both the small-scale enthusiast and the commercial growers.

  • Snowy Mespilus, Amelanchier ovalis, is a rather rare North European fruit bearing, deciduous, upright small tree or shrub. It is found growing mainly on limestone rocky places and stony woods, reaching up to 5 meters in height at a very slow rate.

    Amelanchier ovalis leaves are alternate, ovate to broadly ovate, 3 to 4 cm long, They are born soon after flowering, silvery color when young, darkening to cool green in spring and summer before turning shades of orange, red and yellow in a good, crisp autumn.

    The tree produces abundant gorgeous clusters of white flowers in spring (April and May). These combination of flowers leaves and fruit make it a very interesting, showy tree for parks and gardens and it is planted alone or in groups.

    Snowy Mespilus Fruit

    Snowy Mespilus produces small, violet color, 8 to 10 mm in diameter, juicy, fleshy edible sweet fruit, rich in iron and copper. They are at their best when overripe and can be eaten raw or cooked. They resemble strawberries in taste. They are not very popular raw with humans but birds love them. However, they can be used to make preserves such as delicious jam.

    Snowy Mespilus Propagation Methods

    The plant has no particular requirements, prefers warm, open sunny space and moist well drained soil. It cannot grow well in shady locations. It is sensitive to chronic exposure of atmospheric pollution. Propagation is by seed. Amelanchier ovalis is a member of the familyRosaceae the genus Amelanchier

    Amelanchier ovalis, Snowy Mespilus

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  • Beetberry, Chenopodium capitatum, is a centuries old heirloom, fruit bearing, edible vegetable. It is generally growing as a garden annual that reaches to a mature height of 50cm. Beetberry is fairly low maintenance and quite easy to grow and propagate plant.

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  • Moriche Palm, Mauritia flexuosa, also known as the Buriti Palm, is a graceful fruit bearing palm-tree native to tropical South America, east of the Andes region. The Palm grows near permanently swampy areas; it can reach up to 35 meters in height and forms a large rounded crown. There [...] Continue Reading…

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  • Ozark chinkapin, Castanea ozarkensis, is a deciduous nut bearing tree, growing to 20 meters in height and attaining a trunk diameter of up to 1 meter under ideal conditions. It is a cousin of the chestnut tree and a native to eastern North America of the Southern Appalachian belt. [...] Continue Reading…

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  • Camu Camu, Myrciaria dubia, also called Camocamo and Cacari, is a bushy, small, 3-5 meters evergreen fruit bearing tree, indigenous to Amazon rainforest flora of Peru and Brazil. The plant is a close relation of the Jaboticaba, Myrciaria cauliflora, and the Guavaberry or Rumberry Myrciaria floribunda.

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