Our healthy fruit plants are available in 4" and one gallon containers. You can purchase them at the Farmers' Markets we participate in or call to schedule a time to come to our nursery/farm. 1-845-386-1515
Artic Kiwi 'Anna'
Actinidia arguta x kolomikta -Hardy Artic Kiwi 'Anna'
Attractive female vines. Ripens late September. Delicious fruit reminds one of pineapples in taste & aroma, light green flesh, high in vitamin C. Hardy to -25 below! Needs 'Meader' male for pollination.
CULTURE: Full sun, well-drained slightly acid soil. Protect from wind & strong trellis for support.
'Artic kiwi' Actinidia cordifolia
Actinidia cordifolia 'Hardy Arctic Kiwi'
Fruits are very sweet & rounded. Productive & prolific in growth. Best tasting hardy kiwi. Use 74-32 Male for pollination. See 'Anna' above for culture.
Male 74-32 for pollination of Actinida cordifolia.
Asimina triloba 'Common Paw paw/ Custard Apple'
Native tree to NE America, grows 30ft tall. 3-6inch fruit, tastes of banana, mango & vanilla custard. 2 trees needed for cross pollination.
Who can resist perfect ripe strawberries right from the plant? These fruit factories produce tons of large sweet berries mid season. Disease resistant, easy to grow & very cold hardy.
A word about Raspberries...(Rubus sp.)
Culture: Average soil, (raised beds recommended) well drained. Mulch with straw or wood chips. Extra water when blooming & fruiting. Full sun/pt. shade. Should make a support system for easy harvest. Trim out old canes (2-3yr old ). Will spread by suckers.
Early (July 4th) Summer Red raspberry. Good quality fruit.
Late ripening Summer Red Raspberry. Strong, near spineless canes. Vigorous & high producer. Large, firm & high flavor fruits.
Raspberry 'Autumn Britten'
Everbearing Red Raspberry. Superior fall bearer. Fruit deep red, solid & very tasty.
Everbearing Yellow Raspberry. Large firm fruited, produces on top 1/3 of cane, easily harvested.
Summer Bearing Black Raspberry. Disease resistant. Vigorous & high producer. Glossy-black, high quality, early ripening, large berries.
Sambucus canadensis in flower
Sambuscus canadensis 'John's Elderberry'
Native shrub to NE America. Grows 10 ft tall. Large white umbel flowers mid-summer followed by clusters of black fruit. 'John's' variety has larger fruit then wild forms. Very ornamental. Berries used for jam & immune boosting tea. Attracts birds. NOTE: LEAVES ARE POISONOUS!
A word about Blueberries...(Vaccinium sp.)
Culture: Sandy/loamy acidic soil on the moist side. Full to part sun. Need 2 or more for good pollination/ there are early, mid & late varieties/ match up same time types.
Blueberries are long-lived shrubs and can take 8+ years to reach maturity, at which point some high bush varieties can produce 20lbs per plant! Blueberries are not only delicious but also very good for your health being the most densely packed with antioxidants of any fruit.
They also add grace & color all season to the landscape. White bell flowers in spring, brilliant red/orange fall color & evergreen stems in the winter!
Highbush. 5-7ft. Late (Last week Aug/First week Sept.) 10-20lbs per bush. 75 berries per cup/ small to medium. Taste is good & mild when ripe. Very ornamental, keeps fall color for extended period.
Highbush 4-5 ft. Early (3rd week in June, 50% ripe) 11.9 lbs per bush. 60-75 berries per cup. Flavor excellent, very sweet, sub/acidic, mild w/ peach accents. Firm fruit medium-light blue. Shrub is very ornamental.
Highbush. 4-5ft w/spreading branches. Mid Ripener (Aug 1). 15lbs per bush. Fruit is very small (1000 per lb). Flavor is THE BEST of any blueberry. Pink Flowers, bluish summer foliage & burgundy fall color. Will sucker & spread.
Lowbush. 4-6 inches tall & spreading. Fruit is small (1500 1b), sweet like wild types, no acid . Covered in white flowers in spring & fluorescent deep red foliage in fall. Great groundcover for dryer areas.