Heritage Everbearing Raspberry is a favorite for its flavor, firmness, and large fruit size. This raspberry is selfpollinating, dark red raspberry that spreads fast and produces a crop in the first year. A hardy plant that does well in the cold climates where other raspberry may not grow. Self-supporting. 5' to 6' tall. These raspberries typically bear fruit producing on first-year wood. Space 30" in a row with 8'-10' between rows.
The Honeycrisp apples are highly rated for flavor and storage consistency, growing up to 20 feet tall and wide. It would do well as a stand-alone accent in the yard or planted with some small shrubs for definition. Its low canopy makes it ideal for planting under power lines or other such troublesome locations. You can increase your fall yield if you plant another variety close by to aid in pollination. Pink buds open into fragrant white blossoms.
This new and improved blackberry variety is thornless and pumps out very high numbers of berries. In the early summer, they bloom producing beautiful white flowers. The harvest season lasts for an entire month, and the berries themselves are sweeter and larger than those at the grocery store. Triple Crown Blackberries require little maintenance, handling heat and humidity fine and thriving in the ground or a container.
Autumn Bliss Raspberry
Autumn Bliss Raspberries are early-to-fruit and high-yielding shrubs produce large, perfectly sweet red raspberries. This berry harvest with five-petaled white flowers that come two or more days before “Heritage”. Berries are delicious for fresh-eating, in jams, desserts or pastries. Cold-hardy to zone 3 and shows a good tolerance for southern hear. This plant is self-fertile.
As a current top seller, Jewel does well over a wide range of growing conditions. It is recommended for both home gardeners and commercial growers. It produces large berries with very high quality and flavor. Better yet, it is firm and has excellent freezing quality! Jewel Strawberry’s overall quality and consistent performance makes it exceptional for home gardening.
Albion Strawberries are impeccable. They are ordinarily quite a low maintenance perennial plant and for the most part very easy to grow making it great for beginner gardeners! The Albion Strawberry is very hardy, disease resistant and tolerable of both heat and humidity. They will either grow or become dormant during the winter months. Requiring full sun and watered regularly, this plant will grow up to 12 inches tall and 12 to 24 inch spread. It is best to space about 12 inches apart. They will bear fruit 12 to 14 weeks after planting.
This plum hybrid appears to be leaving the competition behind! The flesh is green and the skin is purple covered with a waxy bloom so it appears blue. It has a mild taste and is rather sweet. Though it is a processing variety, when picked, the flesh color starts changing from green to amber and it has just enough acid to make it a well eating plum. This variety is unique from its parents and other prune plum due to its freestone, non-shattering stone and flesh which processes very well yielding highly colored, high quality plum products. It is also more vigorous and pest tolerant than other commercial prune plum varieties grown at this time.
SEED, standard rootstock
Lapins Sweet Cherry
The irresistible sweetness of cherries will become a summer tradition in your family when you grace your land with this gorgeous tree! At harvest, the Lapins cherry tree will produce 15-20 gallons of succulent fruit. In spring, Lapins cherry will burst with a beautiful array of bright white blooms, transitioning to loads of sweet cherries and finishing the year with an orange, red and yellow autumn display. One distinguishing factor compared with other sweet cherry trees is the Lapins cherry variety is self-fertile and only requires pruning once per year during winter months.
MAHALEB, standard rootstock
This tree needs a pollinator.
This deep red fruit is everything you want in a dessert apple. Ideal for northern gardens. Semi-dwarf fruit tree height 15 to 20 feet.
Bud 9, semi-dwarf rootstock
Granny Smith Apple
This tree needs a pollinator.
Originating in Australia, the Granny Smith apple was named after Maria Ann Smith. These trees will reach heights up to 14 feet and is a strong, limbed tree making it easier to manage. They have a higher acid content which helps maintain its color after being prepared for fruit trays or salads.
EMLA 111, semi-dwarf rootstock
Rhubarb needs an open, sunny spot. Rhubarb does need a cold period before it will start to put on new growth in spring, however hard frosts may damage the newly emerging growth, so try not to plant in a frost pocket if you can. Prepare the bed well by removing weeds and digging in composted manure, and plant the crowns at intervals of 75cm - 1m, making sure the dormant buds are just below the surface of the soil. Keep watered well and in spring apply a dressing of composted manure, making sure you avoid covering the crown of the plant. You should also remove any flowering stalks which appear. In the second year, you may start to harvest some of the stems, but restrict yourself to between a third and a half of the total crop, leaving the rest to mature on the plant.
The Concord Grape was first developed in 1849 in Concord, Massachusetts by Emphraim Wales Bull, being introduced to market in 1854. Dr.Thomas Bramwell Welch developed the first Concord Grape juice in 1869. Grapes have the best survivability if planted during the dormant season. Concord grapes are cold hardy and easy to grow. They start producing fruit at about 3 to 4 years and the same plants can continue to produce for well over 50 years. These grapes are self-fertile. The vines do get heavy from the fruit so staking them or letting them grow on a fence or trellises works well.
Martha Washington is generally regarded as a hardy plant, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. They will grow up to 9 ¾ inches tall and spread about 1 ½ feet. They prefer full sun. Harvest is usually mid spring. Do not harvest the first year after planting — wait until the second year. Keep clear of weeds and do not disturb roots. May be “hilled up” with compost or mulch in spring to blanch the spears. Most common pest is the asparagus beetle, which may be discouraged if tomatoes are planted nearby.
Jersey Knight Asparagus
Jersey Knight is an extremely vigorous, disease-resistant, all-male variety with excellent flavor. This is a longlasting perennial that will produce tasty asparagus for up to 10 to 20 years. Requiring partial to full sun and planted at a 5 to 6 inch depth, Jersey Knights grow up to 3 to 4 feet tall and 1 ½ to 2 feet wide. They are slightly frost tolerant. Once harvested in the summer, one can expect the rich, nutty and distinct flavor to be used for grilling, salads, steaming, stir fry and even canning.
The Redhaven Peach is a well-known and popular variety. It originated in South Haven, Michigan back in 1930 and finally introduced in 1940. It grows 20 to 25 feet tall and wide, bearing fruit after 3 to 4 years with peak production at 8 to 12 years. They are tolerant to heat and humidity. They are heavy bearing and cold hardy. The fragrant, pink flowers will develop late to avoid any spring frosts.
The Montmorency Tart Cherry is a spur type tree that is self-pollinating and naturally semi dwarf. Ripening in early to mid-July. Tree requires full sun and aeration and are more cold tolerant than the sweet cherry.
They grow fast at a rate of nearly 24 inches per year. Once mature, they will be on average 15 to 20 feet with a slightly less spread. Flowering exquisite showy white flowers just before the leaves arrive in spring. The leaves are simple, glossy green that alternate on the twig growing up to 3 inches long. They are thick with slight midrib curves folding the edges inward and fine teeth on the margin. Although tolerate to other types, production may be less and are sensitive to salt and drought.