Plants we use at GSO

Fruit

Please note this is a list of the species we grow and not a catalogue.

 

Apricot Prunus armeniaca

  • Moorpark

Apple Malus domestica (all on m26 rootstock)

  • Tydeman’s Late Orange
    Egremont Russet
    Belle de Boskoop
    Liberty
    Merton Russet
    Akane
    Initial
    Discovery
    Fortune
    Beauty of Bath
    Orleans Reinette
    Epicure
    Prima
    Spartan
    Charles Ross

Aronia/Chokeberry Aronia melanocarpa

Blackberry Rubus fruticosus

  • Thornless

Blackcurrant Ribes nigrum

  • Five varieties

Boysenberry Rubus ursinus x idaeus

Cape gooseberry Physalis peruviana

Chilean guava Ugni molinae

Elaeagnus

  • Elaeagnus x ebbingei
    Elaeagnus x ebbingei var. limelight
    Elaeagnus multiflora (Goumi)
    Elaeagnus angustifolia (Russian olive)

Elderberry Sambucus nigra

Feijoa Acca sellowiana

  • Unique
    Tagan 1
    Tagan 2
    Kaiteri
    Kakariki
    Arhart

Fig Ficus carica

  • Brown Turkey
    Celeste
    2 unknown varieties

Goji berry Lycium barbarum

Gooseberry Ribes uva-crispa

  • Invicta
    Oamaru Red
    Pax

Grape Vitis vinifera

  • Albany Surprise
    Niagara
    Iona

Guava (strawberry/red cherry guava) Psidium cattleianum

Haskap berry Lonicera caerulea

Kiwifruit Actinidia deliciosa

Hayward

Hardy/Cocktail Kiwi Actinidia arguta

  • Issai
    Early Green

Maqui berry Aristotelia chilensis

Meyer lemon Citrus x meyeri

Mulberry

  • Morus alba x rubra (black fruit)
    Morus nigra ‘Queenie’ (black fruit)

Pawpaw Asimina triloba

Peach Prunus persica

  • Blackboy

Pear Pyrus

  • Conference
    William’s Bon Cretian
    Beurre Hardy
    Winter Nellis

Persimmon Diospyros kaki

  • Matsumoto Wase Fuyu
    Izu

Plum Prunus domestica

  • Wilson’s Early
    Angelina Burdett
    Coe’s Golden Drop
    Greengage
    Santa Rosa

Poroporo Solanum aviculare

Raspberry Rubus idaeus

Redcurrant Ribes rubrum

  • Red
    White

Shallon/Salal berry Gaultheria shallon

Strawberry Fragaria

Tamarillo Solanum betaceum

 

Perennials and self- seeding annual plants

 

These plants (and more) come and go from one season to the next, some we actively spread, others we limit lest they become to dominant for our purposes

 

Scarlet Runner Bean Phaseolus coccineus

Asparagus Asparagus officinalis

Yacon Smallanthus sonchifolius

Globe Artichoke Cynara cardunculus

Tomato Solanum lycopersicum

Fritillaria Fritillaria camschatcensis

Siberian Pea Shrub Caragana arborescens

Brassica Brassica oleracea

Chicory Cichorium intybus

Chinese Artichoke Stachys affinis

Dandelion Taraxacum officinale

Fennel Foeniculum vulgare

Good King Henry Chenopodium bonus-henricus

Jerusalem Artichoke Helianthus tuberosus

Egyptian Walking Onion Allium x proliferum

Potatoes Solanum tuberosum

Rhubarb Rheum rhabarbarum

Arugula/Rocket Eruca sativa

Seabeet Beta vulgaris subsp. maritima

Sorrel Rumex acetosa

Sweet Cicely Myrrhis odorata

Watercress Nasturtium officinale

Yam Oxalis tuberosa

Chives Allium schoenoprasum

Garlic Chives Allium tuberosum

Lovage Levisticum officinale

Parsley Petroselinum crispum

German Chamomile Matricaria chamomilla

Russian Comfrey Symphytum officinale

Creeping Comfrey Symphytum ibericum

Miners’ Lettuce Claytonia perfoliata

Peppermint Mentha x piperita

Lemon balm Melissa officinalis

Chickweed Stellaria media

Broad bean/Tic bean Vicia faba

Bergamot Monarda fistulosa

Japanese Ginger Zingiber mioga

White Clover Trifolium repens

Red Clover Trifolium pratense

Tree Medic Medicago arborea

Mashua/Añu Tropaeolum tuberosum

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