Nature and Nurture Fruit Catalog
This is a rough catalog of what we
have available this year. Actual prices may vary based on size of plant and availability.
Plants We Stock in the Nursery
Pawpaw – Need 2 for pollination, grows to 20 ft.
Named varieties, bareroot or container grown, 2-4’ (pre-order for spring)
Persimmon – Grows to 50 ft., needs a male and female
Shipova (sorbus x pyrus) - Hybrid of Mountain Ash and Pear
Medlar – Ancient fruit of European origin, related to apple and pear. Fruit must ripen off tree until mushy. Flavor like spiced applesauce
Che – Relative of mulberry with large fruit, grafted to osage orange tree.
Japanese Raisin Tree – Large shade tree with edible peduncles
Nuts – Need 2 for pollination
Precocious Hazelnut – Fruits at a young age
Precocious Chestnut – Fruits at a young age
American Hybrid Chestnut
Chestnut x Chinquapin Hybrid
Kousa Dogwood (Cornus kousa) – Grows to 15 ft. Self fertile. Fruit have interesting shape.
Cornelian Cherry (Cornus mas) – Grows to 20 ft. Need 2 for pollination.
Beach plums - grows to 6 ft.
Dwarf beach plums - grows to 5 ft. or less
DunbarsPlum – cross between american plum and beach plum. Grows to 6 ft.
Amelanchier alnifolia – many varieties – typically grow 6-8 ft.
Amelanchier gaspensis – Grows to 4 ft.
Amelanchier stolonifera - Grows 3-5 ft.
Dwarf Chokeberry – 3-6 ft.
Elderberries – Grows to 8 ft.
Bush Cherries - Grows 3-4 ft.
Nanking Cherries – Grows 7-8 ft.
Dwarf Mulberry – Grows to 6 ft.
Hardy Figs – Typically die back to ground and resprout in June or grow as a houseplant.
Everbearing Red Raspberries
Black Currants - Not For Sale Unless You Have a MDA Permit
Vines – Require support!
Hardy Kiwi - Actinidia arguta – Fruits well in full sun, fruit are not fuzzy and grape sized. Needs a male and female for fruit.
Arctic Kiwi - Actinidia kolomikta – Grows best in partial shade, but needs sun for fruit. Ornamental tricolor leaves. Needs a male and female for fruit.
Passionflower - Passiflora incarnata
Green or Purple Asparagus
Green or Red Rhubarb
Hardy Banana (depending on size – hardy, but no edible fruit
Dwarf Banana (depending on size) – Can produce fruit, but is not hardy. Makes a great houseplant
Acid loving plants