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    Almond

    Overview All almond trees, even the dulcis, which are grown for nuts, are pretty ornamental. Their culture is very...

    Apple

    Overview Thousands of apple varieties have been grown since ancient times. Many are lost to posterity, but more...

    Apricot

    Overview Apricots are an excellent addition to the orchard. They're pretty (with glossy leaves), easily managed and one...

    Blackberry

    Overview Bramble fruits are very easy to grow. The keys to good yields are adequate spacing and light,...

    Blueberry

    Overview Blueberries lack abundant root hairs and have shallow, underdeveloped roots concentrated in the top 14 inches of...

    European pear

    Overview The European pear (Pyrus communis), also known as the common garden pear, is still to be seen...

    Grape

    Overview Grape vines need well-drained soil and should have at least 20 inches of topsoil. They don't need...

    Hazelnut

    Overview Hazelnuts, also known as filberts, are unusual because they can be grown as shrubs, hedgerows, or trees....

    Kiwi

    Overview Kiwi is a productive and tasty candidate for the home grower—but only if proper attention is paid...

    Peach

    Overview Peaches are considered one of the hardest fruit to grow, particularly for growers who don't use chemical...

    Serviceberry

    Overview Amelanchier laevis, sometimes confused with Amelanchier canadensis or Amelanchier lamarckii (of gardens), flowers in spring, white racemes...

    Sour Cherry

    Overview Sour cherries are the easiest cherries to grow because they're more tolerant than sweet cherries of cold...