Planning your edible landscape? #urelish permaculture too?
So you are starting a one acre food forest on a semi-arid zone 6 property. What do you plant?
Well, lets go through the items we decided to plant, working our way from the canopy to the soil surface.
Planted as seedlings. True American Chestnuts from blight-free stands in Washington.
Paw Paw, Pennsylvania Golden Paw Paw and Mango Paw Paw
Planted as seedlings.
Honeycrisp, Dayton and Red Boskoop Apples
All planted as as bare root trees on Antanovka root stock.
Bare root trees on Lovell root stock.
English Morello Cherry
Bare root on Gisela root stock.
Italian Prune Plum
Bare root on Marianna root stock.
Significant numbers planted from rooted cuttings to help with early establishment. Already growing very well. Sourced inexpensively on Ebay.
Planted as rooted cutting.
Hardy evergreen shrub with tart edible berries. Historically native to the area.
Ben Lomond Black Currant
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