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.
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.
Actinidia kolomika ‘Arctic Beauty’
kolomika ‘Red Beauty’ FEMALE
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’
‘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.