Urban Farm Fruit Tree’s in the Ground
Many people ask me about my ‘list’ of fruit trees that I have here in the ground at the Urban Farm. So today I went out and did an official count…starting in the front yard.
- 8 apple trees (Anna, Dorset, Einsheimer and Pettingtill) This is the hedge just in the neighbors front yard by 8 inches and south of my driveway. My experience has shown over and over again however that the only 2 kinds of apples I would grow here are the Anna and Dorset. Apples ripen on the trees in June and July.
- 1 Midpride peach – Wonderful large semi cling peach, ripens in mid June.
- 1 Loquat – don’t know what kind it is as it was a transplant grown from seed from one of my neighbors – ripens end of May.
- 1 Desert Gold Peach – Closest to the street next to the driveway. New tree last year – ripens in mid May – Chef Jeffrey Beason’s favorite when he was with us.
- 14 navel oranges that run across the front of the property. They are a nice mix of Washington and Cara Cara navels.
- 1 Mandarine quat – You eat these skin and all. The skin is sweet and the insides are tart. Cut them up in and add them as a nice addition to a salad. This is the western most tree of the north citrus hedge.
- 1 Lisbon lemon – hey its a lemon.
- 1 Trovita orange – This is a nice orange that is almost to the level of navel. There are a few seeds to contend with.
- 2 Washington navels – are you getting that I LOVE navel oranges.
- 1 Anna apple
- 1 female mulberry
- 2 Gold Kist apricots
- 1 MiniRoyal cherry
- 2 Royal Lee cherries