If your trees arrive at a time that does not permit immediate
planting due to the weather, they can be safely held in a cool greenhouse,
basement or garage for a reasonable amount of time.
- Acca or Feijoa
ACCA - Pineapple Guava
70006 Acca sellowiana — (0°F, USDA Zones 7-10) Syn. "Feijoa
sellowiana'. This small shrub has both ornamental and fruiting value for regions
with milder winter climates. The plant is evergreen and has dark green leaves
with unique red and pink flowers. Will grow well in most soils and is pest and
disease resistant. Considered self-fertile but for good fruit production, plant
two. 3-4' $21.95
ACTINIDIA - Kiwi
Actinidia arguta - Hardy Kiwi — (-30oF,
USDA Zones 4-9) This species of hardy and vigorous vines can produce great
quantities of fruit. Mature plants will produce 100 pounds of sweet, small,
smooth skinned fruit. These fruit can be eaten as you would eat grapes, without
peeling. All varieties require a male pollinator, except as otherwise noted.
Ripens in mid to late September.
Actinidia arguta ‘Dumbarton Oaks’
— Early ripening, at least a month before ‘Anna’ and with excellent flavor.
Actinidia arguta female
— A hard working female plant that will give you lots of fruit.
Actinidia arguta ‘Hardy Red’— Striking color on this plant!
Mulberry red fruits with a sweet-tangy flavor set this kiwi apart from it’s
sisters. Fruits ripen late September into October on a vigorous vine. 1-2’
Actinidia arguta ‘Issai’
— This self-pollinating variety comes to us from Japan. With a compact growth
habit, it is excellent for the gardener with limited space. Bears large, sweet
fruit, sometimes the first year after planting.
70697 Actinidia arguta ‘Jumbo’ — This Italian
variety has large fruit, maybe even larger than any of the other varieties.
73306 Actinidia arguta ‘Ken’s Red’ — A
prolific producer of large fruit with purple-red skin and fresh, sweet red
flesh. 1-2’ $19.95
70992 Actinidia arguta male — One male will
pollinate up to eight females. Bears no fruit.
Actinidia deliciosa - Fuzzy Kiwi — (0oF,
USDA Zone 7-9) This plant produces kiwi like you see at the market. It is a fast
growing but deciduous vine with large, rounded, dark green leaves on red velvety
stems. Spring flowers are creamy white. A male is necessary for fruit
production. Hardy and fuzzy varieties will generally pollinate each other, but
the Arctic varieties flower too early for pollination by either the hardy or
fuzzy kiwi males and vice versa. Pick your fuzzy kiwi when it is firm in late
October to early November, before a killing frost and let them ripen at room
70591 Actinidia deliciosa ‘Hayward’ — This
popular female variety of fuzzy kiwi was introduced from New Zealand. It bears
large, sweet, attractive fruit. Often used commercially because of its
productivity and form. Ripens late October. 1-2’ $19.95
71009 Actinidia deliciosa male — This is a
very fast growing, woody vine. In spring this variety has fewer creamy white
flowers, but fruit are larger. 1-2’ $19.95
Actinidia kolomikta - Arctic Beauty Kiwi — (-40oF,
USDA Zones 3-9) This is the hardiest kiwi available. The male form can be grown
solely for its showy pink, green and white foliage. The female has some
variegation, but not as pronounced as the male. For either, the variegation may
take 2-3 years after planting to show. Female vines bear smooth skinned,
delicious fruit that generally ripens in August, often the first year after
‘Pasha’ — This male can do the job. He can successfully pollinate up to 8
females in the kiwi orchard. However, he’s also sensational all by himself as
an ornamental vine. Like the peacock, he’s extremely showy, displaying pink,
white and green variegation.
‘September Sun’ — A superior female variety selected for its large and
tasty fruit and colorful variegated foliage. Ripens in late August to early
September. 1-2’ $19.95
Actinidia polygama - Silver Vine Kiwi — (-30°F, USDA
Zones 4-9) A hardy, beautiful and unusual species of kiwi, Silver Vine is native
to the forests of far eastern Russia. Large, fragrant white flowers are accented
by graceful foliage, tinged silvery white as summer progresses. Unique long
orange fruit is sweet with a hint of pepper. Vigorous and disease free. Plant a
male and female for fruit.
70919 Actinidia polygama ‘Pavel’ — Male
silver vine with extremely showy foliage and an abundance of flowers every
year. 1-2’ $19.95
71946 Actinidia polygama ‘Vera’s Pride’ —
Female silver vine producing fine tasting, orange tinged fruit.
DIOSPYROS - Persimmons
Diospyros kaki - Oriental Persimmons — (0oF,
USDA Zones 7-10) This is the non astringent species of persimmon usually found
in the market. Depending on the variety, the large fruit is either pointed or
flattened in shape . Glossy green leaves of summer often have striking fall
foliage colors. Even after leaf fall, the shiny orange fruit will hang on the
bare branches until December, a delightful landscape subject. If you like to dry
fruit, this persimmon dries incredibly sweet; any residual astringency simply
70688 Diospyros kaki ‘Fire Crystal’ — A
really desirable persimmon in China. A compact grower, and self-fertile. The
fruit is round and bright orange, and when fully ripe is just the right about
of sweetness. SOLD OUT
Diospyros virginiana - American Persimmons —
(10oF, USDA Zones 8-10)A medium height tree to 20-30’ with a broad,
oval crown. New foliage has bronze to red leaves that turns yellow, pink, and
red in the fall. Fruit is round, yellow to orange, 1½-2" wide, very astringent
until soft-ripe, then very sweet. With routine watering, our grafted varieties
have consistently produced large, sweet fruit. Though most varieties are
considered self-fertile, a male pollinator is recommended for best fruit
71762 Diospyros virginiana ‘Early Golden’
— This variety has a delicious deep-orange fruit that is very productive.
70728 Diospyros virginiana ‘John Rick’ — This
old variety has good looking fruit and is a good producer.
71763 Diospyros virginiana male — This is a
vigorous non bearing tree. Excellent ornamental and good pollinator. 5-6’
71947 Diospyros virginiana ‘Meader’ — A
unique, self-fertile variety. Very hardy and productive. Large, sweet, and
delicious fruit is seedless when not pollinated.
FICUS - Fig
Ficus carica — (0oF, USDA Zones 7-10) Wonderful
ornamentals as well as fruiting plants, with their large tropical looking leaves
and spreading habit. The cool season varieties we offer adapt well to mild
winter areas as well as colder climates. Self-fertile, they will usually bear
two crops a year (generally July and September)
70009 Ficus carica ‘Desert King’ —
Very productive and reliable, this fig has green skin with strawberry colored
flesh and is good for drying. Only produces one crop in July but is a good
variety for the coast and cool areas. 1-2' $19.95, 3-4' $27.95, 4-5’ $34.95
71923 Ficus carica ‘Lattarulla’ — Also known
as Italian Honey Fig. Tends to bear two crops, the fall crop being more
reliable than the summer. The delicious, green-skin fruit with honey colored
flesh ripens in mid September. 3-4’ $27.95
71767 Ficus carica ‘Negronne’ — Nearly
black fruit has dark red flesh. A naturally small tree, it is well suited for
container growing or confined spaces. 1-2’ $19.95, 3-4’ $27.95
71892 Ficus carica ‘Peter’s Honey’ —
Light, yellow-green fruit with dark amber flesh. A warm location with southern
exposure is very important for ripening this variety in the Northwest. 3-4’
73309 Ficus carica ‘Stella’ — This lady
was brought to Portland by an Italian sailor many decades ago. And what a
lady! She keeps her rich, deep ruby flesh hidden under her early bright green
skin that matures to almost black. Her large fruit are very flavorful and
attractive on the table. 4-5' $34.95
71891 Ficus carica ‘Vern’s Brown Turkey’
— A reliable producer of large, sweet brown skin figs for the Northwest.
74034 Ficus carica ‘Violetta’ — Sweet and juicy fruit on one
year old plants. Violet fruit ripens in August. Suitable for containers.
Produces fruit even if kept small. Proven hardy in the Pacifc NW. Ht. 10ft.
HIPPOPHAE — Sea Berry — (-40°F, USDA Zones 3-9)
A highly prized fruit from Europe and Asia. Its bright orange fruit is high in
vitamins A, C, and E. When juiced they are delicious. For fruit a male
pollinator is needed.
73847 Hippophae rhamnoides Golden Sweet™ — A German variety of
Sea Berry, its one of the sweetest and most flavorful available. The yellow
orange berries are very tasty and great for fresh eating, juicing or
preserves. 8-12’ in size.
73991 Hippophae rhamnoides Russian Orange™ — An attrative, vigorous,
and productive, medium-size shrub bearing abundant crops of very large,
flavorful, deep orange fruits.
LONICERA - Honeyberry
Lonicera kamchatika — (-40oF, USDA
Zones 3-9) Native to Eastern Siberia, this unusual member of the Honeysuckle
family bears fine, edible fruit about the size and flavor of blueberries in late
summer on vigorous, shrubby plants. Slightly fragrant white small flowers appear
in March. Honeyberry is shade loving except in the extreme northern regions
where it can take full sun. Berries appear in 1-2 years and two plants are
required. Very easy to grow.
70551 Lonicera kamchatika ‘Berry Blue’
— Largest of the varieties with upright vigorous growth. Early. Pollinates
‘Blue Belle’. 3-4’ $34.95
71950 Lonicera kamchatika ‘Blue Belle’ —
Moderately vigorous with a more spreading habit. Should grow to 4-5’ in height
with equivalent spread. Early. Pollinates ‘Berry Blue’.
73331 Lonicera kamchatika ‘Blue Moon’ — Later
blooming Honeyberry on a compact and spreading plant with large crops of
tasty, dark blue fruit.
OLEA - Olive
73317 Olea europaea ‘Arbequina’ — (10oF,
USDA Zones 7-10) A new and valuable Spanish variety, ‘Arbeguina’ is
self-fertile, early ripening and very attractive. It begins bearing at a young
age and makes gourmet quality olives and oil. 1-2’ $28.95, 3-4’ $39.95
PUNICA - Pomegranate
70698 Punica granatum ‘Haku Botan’ —
This Japanese variety is a nice small growing tree. In spring and sometimes out
of season double white flowers open and are followed by cream colored fruit.
Just Sweet! 3-4’ $24.95
72392 Punica granatum ‘Shirobotan’ — Snow-white
double flowers on a full sized Pomegranate that produces little or no fruit.
73990 Punica granatum ‘Sochi Dwarf’ — We found
this variety in Southern Russia and have been impressed by its hardiness.
Similar in form and flower to our regular Dwarf Pomegranate.
2-3’ $19.95, 3-4’ $25.95
70719 Punica granatum ‘Wonderful’ — The fruit
of this tree is commonly found in markets throughout the U.S. In your yard
you’ll love the red flowers on a small, 8-10’ tree. 2-3' $19.95
PYRUS - Asian Pear — (-20oF, USDA Zones 5-9) For centuries this pear
has been valued in Japan and China for its sweet, crunchy fruit. The rounded
fruit has the flavor of a very sweet pear but with a much firmer texture, almost
like an apple.
Relatively easy to grow. They are resistant to fire blight
and grow vigorously, bearing fruit the year after they are planted. Two
different varieties should be used for good pollination. In the summer, prune to
encourage the growth of fruit spurs. Asian pears produce strong vertical
branches. Head these branches back and spread them to maximize fruit set. To
obtain large fruit, thin to one fruit per cluster. Without pruning, Asian pear
trees can reach 20’, with pruning 12-15’. It is best to plant them 12-15’ apart.
70956 Pyrus pyrifolia
‘Chojuro’ — A very productive fruit with russet brown skin. Fruit is mildly
sweet and crisp. Ripens early to mid September. Don’t use ‘Tsu Li’ or ‘Ya Li’ as
pollinators. 4-5’ $49.95
72289 Pyrus pyrifolia ‘Large Korean’ — One of the best varieties
for abundant crops of very large, crisp, juicy fruit. Golden brown fruit can
weigh up to one pound each! 4-5’ $49.95
70099 Pyrus pyrifolia ‘Nijiseiki’ — Also known
as ‘20th Century’. Very high quality fruit of medium size. Crisp, juicy and
sweet with yellow-green skin. Ripens late August. Don’t use ‘Tsu Li’ or ‘Ya Li’
as pollinators. 5-6’ $55.95, 6-7’ $59.95
pyrifolia ‘Raja’ — This variety may have fruit as large as Shin Li--We
will see. Fruit is also crisp, very tasty and juicy. Another wonderful September
fruit, on a terrific plant with deep green, lush foliage. 5-6’ $59.95
71761 Pyrus pyrifolia ‘Shin Li’ — A new
selection from the University of California, ‘Shin Li’ is one of the most
flavorful varieties we have grown. Large, sweet and juicy, yellow-green fruit
ripens early to mid October. 4-5’ $49.95
70031 Pyrus pyrifolia ‘Shinseiki’ — Ripens very
early, fruits heavily, and has yellow, smooth skin. Crisp and juicy. Full of
flavor, it is a standard against which all the others are judged. Ripens in mid
August. Don’t use ‘Tsu Li’ or ‘Ya Li’ as pollinators. 4-5’ $49.95
70568 Pyrus pyrifolia ‘Ya Li’ — This very attractive variety has a
classic pear shape. Large fruit is bright yellow, juicy and sweet. The yellow
fruit is accented in the fall by beautiful burgundy red foliage. Ripens in late
September to October. Pollinates well with ‘Chojoro’, ‘Kikusui’, and ‘Shinko’.
RIBES - Currants — These very hardy fruiting
shrubs are a part of the kitchen garden all over Europe. Gooseberries and
currants are used not only to eat fresh, but also for pies, jams and condiment
blends, by themselves or mixed with other fruit. Gooseberries have a higher
vitamin "C" content than citrus and are quite delicious eaten fresh. They should
be much more widely used in the United States. Currants dry very well and have a
nicer fruit flavor than raisins in most people’s opinions. Aside from the fruit
value, most gooseberries and currants have showy spring blooms!
Ribes rubrum — A European favorite with bright
red, juicy, and very flavorful fruit. Attractive and easy to grow shrub. Fruits
in early July.
73289 Ribes rubrum ‘Primus’ — A late
flowering white currant that has good quality fruit and is disease resistant.
73290 Ribes sativum ‘Wilder’ — (-30°F USDA
Zones 3-8) This variety has a long bearing season during July. Fruit is deep
crimson, heavily borne, with great flesh. Plant is columnar to 4-6’. 2-3’
73288 Ribes ussuriense ‘Consort’ — (-30°F USDA Zones 3-8)
Great dried or for jams, juices, and wines, the medium berries are ebony
colored. Their strong flavor is sweet. This variety is resistant to White Pine
blister rust. 2-3’ $14.95
73293 Ribes ‘Josta’ — This is a cross between a
black currant and a gooseberry. Ripening mid-season with large, blue-black
fruits. Shrub is thornless and is resistant to most fungal disorders. Fruit is
rich in vitamin C and great for jams, jellies and juices. Will tolerate
afternoon shade. 3-4’ $24.95
Blueberries are good looking plants with decorative,
delicious fruit and beautiful summer foliage that turns shades of yellow, orange
or red in fall. The fruit can be used fresh, cooked, canned, dried or frozen.
Make the effort to plant them in slightly acidic soil, with plenty of organic
matter and good drainage. Give them regular water and light fertilizations with
extra nitrogen in the spring in most soils and you will be well rewarded. It may
take a few years for your blueberries to become vigorous plants, but they will
if planted correctly.
Vaccinium Northern Highbush — This group produces
berries continuously for about 3 months with berries from ¼-1" diameter,
powder-blue to black in color. They require approximately 800 hours of winter
chill for proper dormancy. They are all self-pollinating, but each variety will
produce heavier crops if more than one variety is planted.
Vaccinium Northern Highbush ‘Bluejay’
(-20oF, USDA Zones 4-7) Early-Mid season. Twice as fast growing as
most other blueberries and growing to 6-7’, ‘Bluejay’ produces ample crops of
medium sized and mild flavored berries over a long period. Yellow- orange fall
color and bright yellow winter wood.
71926 Vaccinium Northern Highbush
— (-20oF, USDA Zones 4-7) Mid-Late season. Must be the largest
blueberry in the world! The berries are the size of cherries and taste
delicious too! ‘Chandler’ also has a very long ripening season of over six
weeks. A vigorous grower to about 5-6’ with a slightly spreading habit.
70448 Vaccinium Northern Highbush
— (-20oF, USDA Zones 5-7) Early. This is one of the best
blueberries for all areas. The plant is hardy and vigorous, producing large
fruit, good for desserts! Having good quality early fruit gets us in the mood
for the season.
70948 Vaccinium Northern Highbush
— (-30oF, USDA Zones 4-7) Very late. Enjoy berries through
September with this excellent choice. Burgundy tinted wood contrasts nicely
with the gray-green foliage and sky-blue berries. Berries may be quite tart if
picked before fully ripe. Berries store well for a long period.
71754 Vaccinium Northern Highbush
— (-20oF, USDA Zones 5-8) Late. This introduction keeps its leaves
through the winter. Plants are vigorous, upright to 6’, and slightly
spreading. The medium-large light blue berries are robustly flavorful. 2-3'
Vaccinium Northern Highbush
(-40oF, USDA Zones 3-7) Very Early. This one was selected by the
University of Maine for its cold hardiness and consistent crops of giant
(quarter-sized) fruit. At maturity you may get 10-20 pounds of dark blue,
highly flavored fruit from a single bush. 1-2' $13.95
73291 Vaccinium Northern Highbush
— Mid season. A cultivar located in 1912 in NJ. This 6’ bush carries loads of
small, flavorful, dark blue fruit, excellent for muffins and other baking.
Just in case you need another reason to buy this plant, the berries have been
tested to have nearly twice the antioxidants as other varieties.
Vaccinium Northern Highbush ‘Spartan’
(-20oF, USDA Zones 5-7) Early. One of the best for flavor of any of
the Northern Highbush cultivars. The berry is light blue and very large. The
bush is upright with good fall color and reaches 5-6’. ‘Spartan’ likes to have
a well drained sandy loam and abundant organic matter. 2-3' $19.95
Vaccinium Half High
— (-40oF, USDA
Zones 3-7) These are dwarf hybrids of the Northern Highbush and hardy lowbush
selections from the wild. The berry quality is very good with these selections
retaining some of the pungent, "wild" flavor of their hardy native parents. They
are great ornamental plants in areas where they grow well. Exceptionally hardy
plants with chilling requirements of about 800 hours below 45oF.
Vaccinium Half High ‘Chippewa’
season. At maturity, this attractive landscape shrub, 3 to 4’ will produce up
to 7 pounds of fruit! The berries are a beautiful lighter blue with full
blueberry flavor. 1-2' $13.95
Vaccinium Southern Highbush — New hybrid bred to
combine the low winter requirements of the rabbiteye blueberries with the
quality of the Northern Highbush. They have great promise for the southern
gardener. Chilling requirements are listed with each variety because they are
significantly lower than what is required for the other types.
Vaccinium Southern Highbush ‘Misty’
USDA Zones 6-9) Early. Not only is ‘Misty’ a very flavorful blueberry, it
makes a very attractive shrub. Foliage is blue-green accentuated by the
hot-pink flowers that appear in the spring. Abundant amounts of medium to
large, sky blue berries ripen in early summer on 4-6’ tall bushes. 1-2’
Vaccinium Southern Highbush ‘Sharpblue’ —
(0oF, USDA Zones 7-10) Early. This is the most adaptable variety in
low chill areas. Can grow to over 6’ tall in optimal sites and in milder
climates with fewer than 500 chilling hours. It will bloom and fruit almost
year round. Dark blue, dime-sized berries with excellent flavor and texture.
Vaccinium Southern Highbush ‘Sunshine Blue’
(-20oF, USDA Zones 5-10) Mid season. Great for almost any condition
and it’s evergreen and self-fertile! This slower growing, semi-dwarf (to 3’)
blueberry has a heavily branched yet compact habit. Pretty pink flowers fade
to white in the spring, and yield an abundant supply of delicious, tangy sweet
blueberries. A beautiful shrub for the border or planted in mass on the
hillside. 1-2’ $13.95
- Evergreen Huckleberry —
(0oF, USDA Zones 7-9) The evergreen huckleberry offers both great
fruit and great beauty for a partially shady to shady place in the landscape. It
grows slowly at first, eventually reaching 12’ with a dense, upright structure
and green glossy leaves. In spring small white flowers appear, later turning
red, and maturing to delicious, almost black huckleberries. Native to the
Northwest, this is an excellent plant to naturalize in cool, moist, well
draining areas. Withstands summer drought once established. 1-2' $13.95