Sunday, 27 November 2011

Permaculture advices: fruiting plants

An enormous range of plants!
  • Amelanchier candensis and lanarkii
  • Strawberry tree, arbutus uneda ("medronho" in Portuguese)
  • Uva-ursi
  • Berberis vulgaris
  • Ornamental quince
  • Hawthorn
  • Azerole, crataegus azarolus
  • Quince, cydonia
  • Russian olive, Eleagnus
  • Fig
  • Alpine strawberry
  • Gaultheria
  • Huckleberry, gaylussacia
  • Sea buckthorn
  • Japanese raisin tree, hovenia dulcis
  • Mahonia
  • Apples
  • Medlar
  • Mulberry, morus nigra
  • Cape gooseberry, physalis
  • Cherry, Apricot, Plum, Peach, Sloe (Prunus, domestica, persica, spinosa)
  • Sumach, Rhus
  • Roses
  • Gooseberry, Black, Red, White Currant (Rubus grossularia, nigrum, rubrum, sativum), cloudberry, blackberry, raspberry, loganberry, arctic brambleberry, japanese wineberry (chamaemorus, fruticasus, idaeus, loganobaccus, arcticus, phoenicolasius)
  • Rowan, sorbus and checkers
  • Elderberry and red berried elder (sambucus racemosa)
  • Vaccinium (blueberry, bilberry, cowberry, cranberry)
  • Pears
  • Orange, lemon, manderin
  • Persimmon, diospyrus
  • Grapes 
  • Pines (some species have good edible seeds)
  • Carob (to make chocolate substitute), ceratonia siliqua
  • Kiwi (in warm climates, stands some hard frosts)
  • Passionfruit (in warm climates, stands some hard frosts)
  • Chestnuts, walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts (in warm climates, stands some hard frosts)
  • Peanuts (warm climates, no frost)
  • Bananas, mango, pomegranade (in warm climates and with little to no frost)
  • Pineapple (in greenhouses)
Come later, as more species will be added in soon

Carob has fruits that when powdered can be used in cakes as a chocolate substitute. It is really tasty.

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