Landscape Plan: Fruit Garden for the Pacific Northwest
Plant the best berries and fruit trees for your Northwest climate, and create a beautiful sitting area at the same time.
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A. Rainier sweet cherry (Prunus 'Rainier') (1)
B. Brown Turkey fig (Ficus carica 'Brown Turkey') (1)
C. Key lime (Citrus aurantiifolia) (1), in container
D. Wonderful pomegranate (Punica granatum 'Wonderful') (1), on small trellis
E. Bluecrop and Berkeley highbush blueberry (Vaccinium darrowi 'Blue Crop' and 'Berkeley), (two each of cultivars for pollination), plant in acidic soil 3-1/2 feet apart
F. Flame red seedless grape (Vitis 'Flame') (2) on arbor
G. Concord grape (Vitis 'Concord') (2) on large trellis
H. Strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa) as needed to fill openings in jar; for first-year crop, select day-neutral; for second-year crop, select June-bearers
I. Confetti variegated abelia (Abelia grandiflora 'Confetti') (6), plant 3-1/2 feet apart
J. Wholong Ghost variegated wintercreeper (Euonymus fortunei 'Wolong Ghost') (22), plant two feet apart
K. Blackbird euphorbia (Euphorbia 'Blackbird') (9), plant 1-1/2 feet apart
- Patio: 8' diameter, brick, concrete pavers or stone
- Arbor: 4' wide x 2' to 3' deep
- Large trellis: 5' wide x 5 to 6' tall
- Small trellis: 3' wide x 4' tall
- Container: 2' to 2-1/2' wide
- Strawberry jar: with multiple openings
- Stepping stones
Landscape plan by Hortus Oasis
Illustrations by Simutis Illustrations
Create a beautiful destination sitting area for your yard, and enjoy the fruits of cold-hardy cultivars.
Follow this detailed plan to create a lovely sitting area that's a treat for the senses.
Relax in this beautiful backyard garden retreat and feast on elderberries, blueberries, strawberries, apples and other choice...