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Trees! Fruit! Fruit Trees!

Discussion in 'Gardening' started by HensAmongCedars, Mar 19, 2016.

  1. HensAmongCedars

    HensAmongCedars Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone have fruit trees? I'm trying to add some fruit trees to my yard (I'm in the rainy coastal pacific northwest). This winter I planted three types of apples (Fuji, Pink Lady, Crispin's Golden Pippen), a frost Peach and a Desert King fig tree. I also planted some large blueberry bushes that are supposed to produce this year, per the nursery. I have another tree that needs to come down in the yard (dead when we bought the house in Nov) and I am thinking of a cherry tree. Any advice on fruit trees? Anyone else want to share about their dreams of a orchard? Or, better still, about their actual orchard?
     
  2. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Chicken Obsessed

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    Your best bet is to contact your local country agricultural extension office. Usually connected to a local university. They can tell you what varieties grow well in your area, and hook you up with suppliers. I put in a small Back To Eden orchard last summer.
     

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