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Incredible Edibles

Gardening has always been rewarding because of the wonderful visual impact that gardens make.  Try adding yet another dimension to your gardening by growing plants that produce edible fruit that are rich in nutrition.

Chicago Hardy Fig
Ficus carica 'Chicago Hardy'

This fig has wintered with protection in our garden  for five years and bears delicious figs.
Goji Berries
Lycium barbarum

Bright red fruit on a sprawling shrub with long, flexible canes and clusters of small, grey-green leaves. It is considered a "super-fruit" by nutritionists.  It grows in sun to part shade to a height of  10 feet and a width of 5 feet.
Hardy Kiwi
Actinidia kolomika ‘Arctic Beauty’  MALE
Actinidia kolomika ‘Red Beauty’ FEMALE

ctinidia kolomika is a vine that produces a delicious, hardy fruit the size of a large grape.  The cultivar 'Arctic Beauty' is the male and is grown as a beautiful, variegated leaf vine that bears no fruit, but pollinates the female. The female cultivar that bears fruit is 'Red Beauty
Aronia melanocarpa ‘Viking’

Aronia melanocarpa ‘Viking’ is a wonderful native shrub with black fruit loaded with nutritional value.  It grows to 3 to 6 Ft. by 6 to 8 Ft. and has gorgeous fall col

All of the above plants are a nutritious addition to your diet and easy to grow in the garden.   

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