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 multiflora (Goumi

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
  • Williams’ bon chretien
  • 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

 

Perennial + annual vegetables

 

These plants (and more) come and go from one season to the next, some we actively propagate, others we limit lest they become to too 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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