Landscape Plan: Fruit Garden for the South
Follow this detailed plan to create a lovely sitting area that's a treat for the senses.
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A. Loring peach (Prunus persica 'Loring') (1)
B. Celeste fig (Ficus carica 'Celeste') (1)
C. Key lime (Citrus aurantiifolia) (1), in 24 to 30"-wide container, hardy to USDA Zone 8b, must be overwintered indoors
D. Oriental persimmon (Diospyros kaki) (1), on small trellis
E. Misty and Sharp Blue highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) (5) two cultivars for cross-pollination, plant 3-1/2 feet apart in acidic soil
F. Hardy kiwi (Actinidia kolomikta, female, and A. arguta, male) one of each for pollination, on arbor
G. Southern Home muscadine grape (Vitis rotundifolia 'Southern Home') (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. Yellow anise (Illicium parviflorum) (7), plant 3-1/2 feet apart
J. Dwarf Asian jasmine (Trachelospernum asiaticum) (22), plant two feet apart
K. New Gold lantana (Lantana camara 'New Gold') (6), plant 2-1/2 feet apart
1. Patio: 8' diameter, brick, concrete pavers or stone
2. Arbor: 4' wide x 2' to 3' deep
3. Large trellis: 5' wide x 5 to 6' tall
4. Small trellis: 3' wide x 4' tall
5. Container: 2' to 2-1/2' wide
6. Strawberry jar: with multiple openings
7. Stepping stones
Landscape plan by Hortus Oasis
Illustrations by Simutis Illustrations
Plant the best berries and fruit trees for your Northwest climate, and create a beautiful sitting area at the same time.
Create a beautiful destination sitting area for your yard, and enjoy the fruits of cold-hardy cultivars.
Plant the best berries and fruit trees for hot, dry areas, and create a beautiful destination sitting area for your yard.