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Plant name Almond
Species All-In-One
Date when planted 03/10/2015
Age when planted 6-7 ft
Purchased from online
Hardiness Zone/T 7-9
Notes Grown in planter

All-In-One almond trees are a self-pollinating almond that requires plus or minus 500 chill hours in order to bear nuts. Its grows to around 15 feet tall, and is the only variety of almond which is completely self-fertile.

               
Plant name Almond
Species Hall's Hardy
Date when planted 04/09/2014
Age when planted 3-4 ft
Purchased from online
Hardiness Zone/T 5-8
Notes Grown in planter

Hall's Almond Trees are semi self-fertile trees, so that when they are cross pollinated with the Texas Almond Tree, almonds will be produced abundantly.

               
Plant name Apple
Species Malus Gala
Date when planted 2008?
Age when planted ?
Purchased from Home Depot
Hardiness Zone/T  
Notes  

Blooms in Spring, delicious fresh, need pollinator, Cold Hardiness, -10 to -20 F, Fertilize Spring & Fall.The Gala Apples ripen in late August through early September requiring 500 chill hours (4 weeks of temperature below 45 degrees F) to set fruit. It is self fertile but research shows the yields increase with the cross pollination from a crabapple planted nearby.

       
Plant name Apple
Species Malus x domestica Assorted
Date when planted 2008?
Age when planted ?
Purchased from Home Depot
Hardiness Zone/T  
   

Blooms in Spring, delicious fresh, need pollinator, Cold Hardiness, -10 to -20 F, Fertilize Spring & Fall. The Gala Apples ripen in late August through early September requiring 500 chill hours (4 weeks of temperature below 45 degrees F) to set fruit. It is self fertile but research shows the yields increase with the cross pollination from a crabapple planted nearby.

           
Plant name Apricot
Species prunus armeniaca Moorpark
Date when planted 2006?
Age when planted ?
Purchased from Home Depot
Hardiness Zone/T  
   

The Moorpark Apricot ripens in late June or early July and requires 600-700 chill hours. As the Moorpark apricots ripen in Summer the fruit enlarges into golden skin with red highlights and a tasty sweet interior pulp.

           
Plant name Apricot (Dwarf)
Species Golden Sweet Prunus armeniaca
Date when planted 05/19/2015
Age when planted 5G
Purchased from Home Depot
Hardiness Zone/T -30 F = -34C
Notes Grown in planter

Maturity: Early summer; Care: Prune when dormant; size: 5-8 t x 3-5 w; space: 6; habit: rounded; water: moist, well drained soil; check often until roots are established.
Pollination requirements: Plant with a second apricot variety to ensure good fruit yields in your garden.
 

               
Plant name Banana
Species Musa 'Mekong Giant'
Date when planted 05/15/2015
Age when planted 4 1/2 inch pots
Purchased from Home Depot
Hardiness Zone/T -30 F = -34C
Notes Grown in planter

It is a giant growing cold hardy banana from Yunnan China. The plant can grow in ideal conditions to 40 feet tall or more. The pesudostem (trunk) will get a dark pink to purple color with age. It will produce very large clumps of bananas. The flowers are also extremely large 1 to 2 feet long and are used in cooking in China.
 

             
Plant name Banana
Species Golden African
Date when planted 04/05/2011
Age when planted 7 G
Purchased from Online
Hardiness Zone/T 7-10
Notes Died in 2013

The Golden African Banana is sold under different names, such as Giant African or Gold Rhino Horn. The origins of this banana are most likely of the Ivory coastal region of African and it is assumed was brought to the Americas via slave ship. Nonetheless, the large fruits are deliciously sweet, and the tree grows a beautiful 20 feet tall. It is very cold tolerant.

               
Plant name Cherry
Species Cherry Sweet
Date when planted 04/10/2014
Age when planted  5G
Purchased from Home Depot
Hardiness Zone/T  
   

The sweetest cherries you will ever taste! A prolific producer of sweet, rich burgundy cherries. Requires 700-800 chill hours.
-Plant more than one sweet cherry variety for best fruit production.
 

           
Plant name Chestnut
Species Chinese
Date when planted 04/09/2014
Age when planted 4-5 ft
Purchased from Online
Hardiness Zone/T 5-10
Notes 2 trees are planted

Chinese Chestnut trees will produce Chestnuts from a single planted seedling tree, although some growers claim that the crop size of Chestnuts will increase if two trees are planted.

             
Plant name Fig
Species Desert King
Date when planted 03/12/2008
Age when planted 4 ft - 3G
Purchased from Online
Hardiness Zone/T 7-10
Notes Protected by a bird net around  trellis of PVC pipes

The King Fig Tree is a good choice for cooler climates. It is a large, deep green fig with strawberry red flesh. The King Fig Tree is a heavy producer of excellent quality, sweet figs. The tree sets a large early crop from June to August. Then sets a secondary crop.

     
Plant name Fig
Species Brown Turkey
Ficus carica
Date when planted 04/16/2014
Age when planted 5G
Purchased from Home Depot
Hardiness Zone/T 10 F = -12C
Notes  

Delicious, purple brown figs are borne in abundance on this handsome shrub. Bold, leathery foliage adds textural interest. Fast growing and durable.
Exposure: Full sun, Growth rate: Medium, Water usage: Medium.

           
Plant name Fruit Cocktail
Species Hand bud grafted Peach Apricot Nectarine
Date when planted 03/24/2014
Age when planted 2 ft
Purchased from Online
Hardiness Zone/T 5-8
Notes Grown in planter

It should start producing fruits in 2-3 years.

             
Plant name Grape
Species Flame Seedless
Vitis Vinifera
Date when planted 03/14/2015
Age when planted 2 LTR. Package
Purchased from Home Depot
Hardiness Zone/T ?
Notes  

Harvest early season Full sun Self pollinating Flame Seedless is a delicious, sweet, seedless early-season grape that grows well in warmer climates. This grape is excellent for raisons, wine-making, and snacking.

             
Plant name Grape
Species Monukka Seedless Vitis Vinifera
Date when planted 03/14/2015
Age when planted 2 LTR. Package
Purchased from Home Depot
Hardiness Zone/T ?
Notes  

Harvest late season Full sun Self pollinating Monukka seedless has a tender skin with excellent, crisp, sweet flavor. Black, seedless table grape. Popular home variety. Good fresh or for raisins, Cane or spur pruning. Ripens August into September.

             
Plant name Grape
Species Ladyfinger Seedless
Date when planted 03/21/2015
Age when planted 3 years
Purchased from Online
Hardiness Zone/T ?
Notes  

The White Ladyfinger Seedless grapes are sweet grapes that ripen in October, and the clusters are tightly elongated into large clusters, and the color varies in mottled shades of white to green. This vine produces a juicy, seedless grape that is popularly sold at grocery markets as a table grape that can substitute as a vitamin imbedded desert grape.

               
Plant name Grape
Species Crimson Red Seedless
Date when planted 07/19/2015
Age when planted 8-12 inches
Purchased from Online
Hardiness Zone/T ?
Notes  

Crimson, a seedless, large oval red. It grows well in my zone 8 area. Crimson is a late harvest variety. These siblings are grown from cuttings from a large vine. They should start to produce some grapes next year. By the third year, they will produce heavy crops thereafter

               
Plant name Grape
Species Alachua Muscadine Grape Vitis rotundifolia
Date when planted 07/19/2015
Age when planted 3 inch deep pot
Purchased from Online
Hardiness Zone/T ?
Notes Planted right

Bronze skinned with medium to large sized fruit. One of the largest of self-fertile cultivars. Flavor excellent. Ripens midseason. Similar to Fry in flavor, color and size. Vine vigorous, productive. Good cold tolerance.

               
Plant name Grape
Species Dixie Muscadine Grape Vitis rotundifolia
Date when planted 07/19/2015
Age when planted 3 inch deep pot
Purchased from Online
Hardiness Zone/T ?
Notes Planted left

Purple- Black fruited grapes that are sweet and juicy. A premier fresh eating and wine grape. The plant is self fertile, productive, with medium high vigor.
They are sustainable fruit crop in the southeastern US. They are tolerant of insect and disease pests, and homeowners can successfully grow them without spraying any pesticides.

               
Plant name Grape
Species Red Seedless?
Date when planted 2010?
   
Purchased from Sam's Club
Hardiness Zone/T ?
Notes  

 

           
Plant name Grape
Species Concord Seedless
Date when planted 04/04/2014
Age when planted No. 1, 1-yr vines
Purchased from Online
Hardiness Zone/T 4-9
Notes Planted left

Each vine requires about 15 ft. of growing space on a wire trellis or fence with at least 8 hours of sunlight. Ripens in September.

       
Plant name Grape
Species Canadice Seedless: vitis labrusea
Date when planted 04/21/2014
Age when planted 2 years
Purchased from Walmart
Hardiness Zone/T  
Notes Planted right

Full sun harvest early season.

               
Plant name Grape
Species Niagara - Not seedless
Date when planted 04/07/2014
Age when planted 3-4 ft
Purchased from online
Hardiness Zone/T 5-7
Notes Planted center

Niagara is a beautiful white grape with large bunches. It is a natural mutation of the famous concord grape. Excellent dessert grape, very hardy and productive.

           
Plant name Grape
Species Seedless Thompson, Vitis vinifera
Date when planted 04/21/2014
Age when planted 2 years
Purchased from Walmart
Hardiness Zone/T 5-7
Notes Planted right

Niagara is a beautiful white grape with large bunches. It is a natural mutation of the famous concord grape. Excellent dessert grape, very hardy and productive.

               
Plant name Kiwi
Species Berry Meader & Berry Cordifolia
Date when planted 2011?
Age when planted 2 year roots
Purchased from Sam's Club
Hardiness Zone/T 5-8
Notes Grown in planter

Since Kiwi requires cross-pollination to fruit, plant your male (Meador) and female (cordifolia) plants in the same general area in a sunny location with wind protection. Support by planting beside a fence or next to an arbor trellis. Kiwi grows in most soils but do require the soil to be well drained. Mature plants will grow 6-10 in height and 4 wide.

               
Plant name Kiwi
Species Actinidia arguta. 'Issai'
Date when planted 05/11/2015
Age when planted 3 inch deep pot
Purchased from Online
Hardiness Zone/T 3-8
Notes Grown in planter

Actinidia arguta. 'Issai' (Self-fertile female, Does not need a male pollinator)
This unique variety can grow in places too cold for typical kiwis, surviving temperatures as low as -25F. A vigorous and fast growing vine. Attractive landscape specimen with green foliage that grows well on an arbor, trellis, or fence. Deciduous.

         
Plant name Lemon
Species  
Date when planted 2006
Age when planted  
Purchased from  
Hardiness Zone/T  
Notes Did not survive the winter

 

           
Plant name Loquat
Species Gold Nugget
Date when planted 04/12/2009
Age when planted 3 G, 3 ft
Purchased from Online
Hardiness Zone/T 7-10
Notes  

The Gold Nugget is large, round to oblong fruit with yellowish orange skin. The firm orange flesh is juicy, sweet, and somewhat reminiscent of apricot. The tree is self-fertile and bears abundant crops in April.

   
Plant name Nectarine
Species  
Date when planted  
Age when planted  
Purchased from  
Hardiness Zone/T  
Notes  

 

           
Plant name Olive
Species Arbequina
Date when planted 04/05/2011
Age when planted 1 Year (1' Tall).
Purchased from Online
Hardiness Zone/T 7-10
Notes  

The Arbequina Olive Tree, which has a weeping-form, and green leaves with a dark appearance, originated in Spain. It features black fruit, which will ripen in Mid-Fall. It resists frost and climate change well, and will produce excellent tasting olives.

             
Plant name Olive
Species Leccino Black Olive: Olivo Negro Leccino
Date when planted 03/23/2014
Age when planted 1 Year (1' Tall).
Purchased from Online
Hardiness Zone/T 15 F= -9.4C
Notes  

Exposure: Best in full sun, Spacing: 25-30 apart, Avg. height x width: 25-30 T x 25-30 W, Fertilizer: Fertilize in spring just before new growth begins. Cold Hardiness 15 F= -9.4 C, Water use: For best fruit production, provide moist but well drained soil.

           
Plant name Orange
Species Home Depot
Date when planted 04/16/2014
Age when planted 3.5 G
Purchased from Home Depot
Hardiness Zone/T 20F = -7C
Notes  

Overwintering: Spray light horticultural oil to kill insect eggs. Mature size 10-20 tall x 15 wide, Space: 20, Habit: rounded, Fertilize in spring. Feature: fragrant flowers. Water: every other day.

           
Plant name Palm
Species Online
Date when planted 04/03/2015
Age when planted 10 G, 3-3.5 ft, 6-7 years
Purchased from Online
Hardiness Zone/T 8-10
Notes  

Pindo or Jelly Palms as they are commonly called are the most beautiful species of the feather (pinnate) palm trees with their lush green and/or blue-grey leaves. These palms will reach maximum growth at 20-25 feet. Pindo palms are recommended for up to Zone 8 but have been known to grow outside in other zones as well with winter care.

             
Plant name Paw Paw
Species Hoosier Banana
Date when planted 04/03/2015
Age when planted 2-3 ft
Purchased from Online
Hardiness Zone/T 5-7
Notes  

The Pawpaw made some headlines in 1992 when it was reported that a Purdue University researcher had isolated a powerful anti- cancer drug, as well as a safe natural pesticide from the Pawpaw tree. The Pawpaw is a deciduous tree which requires little pruning to maintain its shape. It grows to a height of about 20 feet. They start to bloom in early May.

             
Plant name Peach
Species prunus oslea
Date when planted 2006
Age when planted  
Purchased from Home Depot
Hardiness Zone/T 0-10F
Notes  

Blooms early spring, medium size, yellow fruit, 0 to 10 F.

     
Plant name Pear
Species Dwarf Ayers Pear. Pyrus communis Ayers
Date when planted 2009?
Age when planted  
Purchased from Walmart
Hardiness Zone/T  
Notes Produce heavy crop every other year

Dwarf Ayers Pear. Full Sun. Mature Plant Height: As pruned- Blooms in spring. Great fresh or canned. Sweet, grit free flesh. Red blushed, yellow pear.

           
Plant name Pear
Species Dwarf Ayers Pear. Pyrus communis Ayers
Date when planted 2009?
Age when planted  
Purchased from Home Depot
Hardiness Zone/T -10 to -20F
Notes  

Crisp juicy edible fruit, ideal for fresh eating, ripen September/October -10 to -20 F, height as pruned.

       
Plant name Pecan
Species Papershell Pecan Carya illinoinensis
Date when planted 2010
Age when planted  
Purchased from Home Depot
Hardiness Zone/T  
Notes  

A disease resistant tree best producing its high quality easily shelled nuts when cross pollinated, 70 tall x 90 wide

               
Plant name Persimmon
Species Tanenashi
Date when planted 05/01/2010
Age when planted  
Purchased from Home Depot
Hardiness Zone/T 6-10
Notes Astringent

The Tanenashi Persimmon produces all male flowers, so that the sweet delicious fruit when ripe is seedless. The astringent character of the Tanenashi Persimmon can be avoided if the fruit is fully ripe and soft after picking from the tree.

           
Plant name Persimmon
Species Fuyugaki
Date when planted 04/10/2015
Age when planted  
Purchased from Online
Hardiness Zone/T 8-10
Notes Non-Astringent

Requiring just 200 chill hours, 8 days of 45 degree F temperatures or below, to produce fruit, the Fuyugaki persimmon ripen in November. When ripe the Fuyugaki (Fuyu) skin develops a deep orange color that shines brightly on a sunny day. The Fuyugaki Japanese Persimmon fruit is tomato shaped and tends to have four distinct indentations that run up and down the persimmon.

             
Plant name Plum
Species Bruce Prunus Salicina
Date when planted 2008?
Age when planted  
Purchased from Home Depot
Hardiness Zone/T -10 to -20F
Notes  

Blooms early spring, large wine, red fruit, excellent fresh or canned,  As pruned.

         
Plant name Plum
Species ?
Date when planted 2011?
Age when planted  
Purchased from Walmart
Hardiness Zone/T  
Notes  

 

             
Plant name Plum
Species Green Egg Sour
Date when planted 03/31/2014
Age when planted 6-7ft
Purchased from Online
Hardiness Zone/T 5-9
Notes Grown in planter

The Green Egg Sour Plum is a sour plum that is loved by some people who crave acid fruits sprinkled with a little salt. Enthusiasts frequently prefer this green plum to its predecessor, the Green Gauge plum, that is also a sour green plum. The spicy, sour flavor is especially refreshing to those who like to cleanse the palate after a heavy meal.

             
Plant name Pomegranate
Species Wonderful
Date when planted 04/12/2009
Age when planted 2-3 ft
Purchased from Online
Hardiness Zone/T 7-10
Notes Transferred to found in 2013

 

         
Plant name Pomegranate
Species Punica granatum Wonderful
Date when planted 04/20/2014
Age when planted #3 10.2Qt, 9.6L
Purchased from Hocotts Garden Center
Hardiness Zone/T 7=0-10 F
Notes Double flower

A vigourous growing shrub or small tree with a fountain like habit to 8-10 feet tall. Red-Orange flowers during summer are followed by purple-red, juicy, wine flavored fruits in the fall.

 

           
Plant name Pomegranate
Species Punica granatum 'Angel Red'
Date when planted 03/21/2015
Age when planted 6-7ft
Purchased from Online
Hardiness Zone/T 7=0-10 F
Notes Double flower

It is a medium sized, red pomegranate that grows moderately into bushes that may be pruned easily into tree form. 200 chills are needed (8 days of sub 45 degrees F temperatures) to produce fruit and are considered to be self-fertile. The seeds of the Angel Red pomegranate are small and chewable like citrus rind.

             
Plant name Pomegranate
Species Russian #26
Date when planted 03/27/2014
Age when planted 2 ft
Purchased from Online
Hardiness Zone/T  
Notes  

Cold Hardy Pomegranate - "Russian 26" 2FT+ Tree well branched strong root system trimmed for fruit production starting next spring.

           
                   
                   

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