Fruit

Fig – Black Mission

Common Fig, Edible Fig, Higo, Mission Fig, Ficus carica   Family: Moraceae (mor-AY-see-ee) (Info) Genus: Ficus (FY-kus) (Info) Species: carica (KAIR-ih-kuh) (Info)   Category: Trees   Height: 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)   Spacing: Unknown – Tell us   Hardiness: USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 °C (0 °F) USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 °C (5 °F) USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 …

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Guava – Lemon

Lemon guava (Psidium littorale (P. cattleianum lucidum), is similar to the strawberry guava except fruits are often slightly larger (1-2″). Flesh is yellow, very fragrant, with the suggestion of a lemon-guava like flavor. Guavas are tropical plants that produce sweet fruit that is high in vitamin C. Guava fruit is often made into jelly or preserves but can also be …

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Blueberry

The “Sunshine Blue” highbush blueberry is a semi-dwarf evergreen blueberry featuring a highly branched compact habit to 3 feet tall. The showy hot pink flowers fade to white in spring, yielding large crops of medium sized, delicious blueberries with a unique tangy flavour for up to 9 weeks in the summer. Sunshine Blue tolerates higher pH soils better than other …

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Apple – Gala

Gala apple

Gala have a mild and sweet flavor. Gala apples ranked at number 2 in 2006 on the US Apple Association’s list of most popular apples, after Red Delicious and before Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, and Fuji (in order). For small Sunnyvale gardens I would recommend a dwarf variety. I got my tree from Four Winds Growers. I have it growing …

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Grapes – Thompson Seedless

The sultana is a “white” (pale green), oval seedless grape variety also called the sultanina, Thompson Seedless (United States), Lady de Coverly (England), and oval-fruited Kishmish (Turkey, Palestine). It is assumed to originate from the Asian part of the Ottoman Empire. In some countries, especially Commonwealth countries, it is also the name given to the raisin made from it or …

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Tangerine

The tangerine (Citrus tangerina) is an orange-colored citrus fruit that is closely related to the mandarin orange (Citrus reticulata). Tangerines are smaller than common oranges, and are usually easier to peel and to split into segments. The taste is considered less sour, as well as sweeter and stronger, than that of an orange.   A ripe tangerine is firm to …

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Pomegranate

If you’re looking to create an edible landscape that’s as pleasing to your eyes as it is to your taste buds, try the pomegranate tree. Its height of 6 to 12 feet makes it perfect for any backyard, and its juicy, red fruit — set against dark green, glossy foliage — adds color and texture to your landscape while also …

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Feijoa

Feijoa, pineapple guava or guavasteen, is a evergreen, small tree known for its spectacular red fleshy flowers in May and its small, tasty, green-skinned fruit in October and November. This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds. The flower-petals are edible and have a cinnamon flavor. Birds, such as Blue Jays and Mockingbirds, find them very tasty. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” …

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