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.

  • 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.

    Chenopodium capitatum is low growing, rosette forming herbaceous plant of about 50cm wide and 50cm tall, before shooting up flower stalks. Leaves are triangular and symmetrical with serrated edges. They are edible, high in vitamins A and C and lutein and are consumed raw or cooked. They taste a lot like mild spinach. Flowers are hermaphroditic (have both male and female organs) and are wind pollinated.

    Beetberry Fruit

    Berries are edible, sweet and get up to about two centimeters across. They appear on the stems raised above the foliage looking quite similar to raspberries grown in cluster of drupelets.. They start out small and green but become larger and turn red as they ripen. The darkest berries will be the sweetest.

    Beetberry Propagation Methods

    Plant propagation is by seed. Beetberry is an easily to grow plant, succeeding in most soils with moist soil but disliking shade. The plant tolerates heat well and is oftentimes used as a summertime spinach-replacement. Chenopodium capitatum is a member of the family Amaranthaceae the genus Chenopodium.

    Beetberry, Chenopodium capitatum

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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 metres 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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  • Bungo or Mabungois the fruit of the rubber vine, Saba comorensis, one of the rarest fruits that grow on very few locations on this planet, including the islands of Pemba, Zanzibar and Madagascar in the Indian Ocean. The plant is a strong climber up to 20 meters long growing [...] Continue Reading…

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