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Not Just Ornamental: Delicious Edibles

Fruit.  Berries.  Nuts.

Trees and shrubs provide a cornucopia of delicious edibles for us to enjoy.   You may not have thought about it before, but a lot of those edibles can be grown in your front yard.  Disguised as beautiful flowering trees, vines on a fence, or even accent shrubs at your foundation, edible plants will give your lawn beauty and functionality for many, many years.

From apples to persimmons and figs to blueberries, Fairview has a full stock of edible plants.  Our plants include (updated Spring 2014):

Apples

apple

  • Gala
  • Fuji
  • Yellow Delicious
  • Winesap

Pears

  • Bartlett
  • Kiefer –self fertile

Cherry

  • Montmorency – self fertile

Figs

fig

  • Brown Turkey – self fertile
  • Black Italian – self fertile

Blueberries

blueberry patio

  • Rabbiteye:
    • Tifblu
    • Premier
  • Southern Highbush:
    • O’neil
    • Sunshine Blue – self fertile
  • Bountiful Blue – self fertile

Plum

  • Methley – self fertile

Peach

  • Belle of Georgia – self fertile

Pecan

pecan

Various varieties – need two trees for fruit

Blackberry

blackberry gl

Navaho – self fertile, thornless
Arapaho – self fertile, thornless