[permaculture] Useful Species List for Cold Climates Re: Bliss, Idaho Design Course April 16-29, 06 Re: Designers for extreme cold?

chauncey williams chaunceyfree at yahoo.com
Wed Nov 16 11:11:35 EST 2005


I just wanted to repost the list because it seemed some people missed it.  Thanks again for such a great list.
  
  sean

"L.Santoyo Designs" <santoyo at earthflow.com> wrote:  Recommended Useful Species List for Cold Climates
By Larry Santoyo, EarthFlow Design Works


Nitrogen-fixing Plants
Alnus sp. -Alder
Caragana arborescens -Siberian Pea Shrub
Ceanothus sp. -Ceanothus
Elaeagnus commutata -Silverberry
Elaeagnus angustifolia -Russian Olive
Elaeagnus umbellata -Cardinal Autum Olive
Trifolium sp. -clover
Gymnocladus diocus -Kentucky Coffee Tree
Vicia sp. -vetch
Shepardia argentea -Silver Buffaloberry
Medicago sativa  -alfalfa
Shepardia canadensis -Russet Buffaloberry


Agro-forestry plants
Vaccinium sp. -Ornablue Blueberry
Vaccinium corymbasum -Patriot Blueberry
Rubus sp.  -Boyne Raspberry
Rubus sp.  -Amity Raspberry
Rubus occidentalis -Munger Black Raspberry
Viburnum trilobum -American Cranberry
Viburnum dentatum -Arrowwood
Viburnum lentago -Nannyberry
Corylus sp. -Hazelbert
Corylus sp. -Bill's Hybrid Trazel
Corylus sp. -Gellatly Filazel
Corylus sp. -Peace River Cross
Sambucus canadensis -Adams #1 Elderberry
Humulus sp -Tettnang Hops
Vaccinium angustifolium -Lowbush Huckleberry
Vaccinium corymbosum x augustifolium -Northland Blueberry

Wildlife / Shelter Belt plants
Prunus americana -American Plum
Caragana arborescens -Caragana
Elaeagnus umbellata -Cardinal Autumn Olive
Fraxinus pennsylvanica -Green Ash
Gymnocladus dioicus -Kentucky Coffee Tree
Celtis occidentalis L. -Northern Hackberry
Rosa rugosa -Rugosa Rose
Elaeagnus angustifolia -Russian Olive
Elaeagnus cummutata -Silverberry
Shepardia argentea -Silver Buffaloberry
Lonicera tatarica -Tatarian Honeysuckle
Cotoneaster acutifolia -Peking Cotoneaster
Cornus mas. -Cornelian Cherry Dogwood
Cornus 'Sericea' -Red Osier Dogwood
Morus alba -White Mulberry
Diospyros virginiana -American Persimmon
Crataegus sp -Hawthorn
Prunus Besseyi -Hansen Bush Cherry
Amelanchier  sp. -Pembina Saskatoon
Amelanchier alnifolia -Smoky Saskatoon
Amelanchier  sp. -Northline Saskatoon
Prunus tomentosa -Nanking Cherry
Vaccinium angustifolium -Lowbush Huckleberry
Vaccinium sp. -Ornablue Blueberry
Vaccinium corymbasum -Patriot Blueberry
Rubus sp.  -Amity Raspberry
Rubus sp.  -Boyne Raspberry
Viburnum trilobum -American Cranberry
Rubus occidentalis -Munger Black Raspberry
Viburnum dentatum -Arrowwood
Viburnum lentago -Nannyberry
Viburnum sp -Blue Ray
Corylus sp. -Hazelbert
Corylus sp. -Bill's Hybrid Trazel
Corylus sp. -Gellatly Filazel
Corylus sp. -Peace River Cross
Sambucus canadensis -Adams #1 Elderberry
Humulus sp -Tettnang Hops
Vaccinium corymbosum x augustifolium -Northland Blueberry
Cornus sericea 'Flaviramea' -Yellow Twig Dogwood
Prunus armeniaca 'Mandshurica' -Manchurian Apricot
Berberis thunbergi atropurpurea -Barberry, Red Japanese
Diospyros virginiana -Early Golden Persimmon

Windbreak / Screenning Plants
Populus sp. -Balm of Giliad
Populus sp. -C.I. 308
Populus sp. -Lombardy
Populus sp. -Red Caudina #101
Populus sp. -U of I Hybrid
Lonicera tatarica -Tatarian Honeysuckle
Acer ginala "Flame" - Flame Amer Maple
Caragana arborescens -Caragana
Elaeagnus umbellata -Cardinal Autumn Olive
Fraxinus pennsylvanica -Green Ash
Gymnocladus dioicus -Kentucky Coffee Treee
Cotoneaster acutifolia -Peking Cotoneaster
Cornus mas. -Cornelian Cherry Dogwood
Cornus 'Sericea' -Red Osier Dogwood
Salix alba 'Belders' -Dutch Timber Willow
Salix alba "tristis' -Weeping Golden Willow
Salix alba 'Vitellina' -Gold Willow
Corylus sp. -Hazelbert
Corylus sp. -Bill's Hybrid Trazel
Corylus sp. -Gellatly Filazel
Corylus sp. -Peace River Cross
Sambucus canadensis -Adams  Elderberry
Cornus sericea 'Flaviramea' -Yellow Twig Dogwood

Select Hardwood Timber Trees
Juglans cinerea -Butternut
Juglans  sp.  -Hansen Walnut
Juglans  nigra  -Black Walnut
Juglans  sp.  -Sommers Walnut
Carya illinoisensis  -Northern Pecan
Carya ovata -Shagbark Hickory
Carya laciniosa -Shell bark Hickory
Quercus macrocarpa -Bur Oak
Quercus kelloggii -California Black Oak
Quercus rubra 'Borealis' -Red Oak
Quercus  sp.  -Sweet Idaho Bur Oak
Quercus alba -White Oak
Acer saccarum -Sugar Maple
Prunus serotina -Black Cherry
Castanea dentata -American Chestnut
Castanea mollisima X dentata -Douglas Hybrid Chestnut

Water and Wetland Plants
Azolla sp -Azolla fern
Typha sp -Cattail
Sambucus sp. -Elderberry
Rorippa amphibia sp -Watercress
Mentha sp -Mint
Zizania sp -Wild rice
Salix sp -Willows
Vaccinium sp -Cranberry
Vaccinium sp -Blueberry
Phragmites sp -Reed
Juncus effusos sp -Rush
Humulus Lupus -Hops

Beneficial Insectary Plants

Umbelliferous Plants-
Celery
Angelica
Sweet cicely
Parsnip
Fennel
Parsley
Cumin
Anise
Dill
Chervil
Caraway
Coriander
Lovage
Carrot
Queen Anne's lace

Rosacea-
Apple
Plum
Raspberries
Saskatoon
Pear
Chokecherry

Pest Control Plants-
Marigold -nematodes
Tobacco -insecticide
Pyrethrum daisy -insecticide
Rhubarb -insecticide


>Hey Larry,
>
>We'd love to have that list of plants on hand here.  Do you have a link
>for it? 
>
>Thanks much,
>
>Heather Gaudet
>Admissions Counselor/ Programs Director
>505-424-9797 ext 15
>www.ecoversity.org
>
>
>EcoVersity - Training Sustainability Practitioners
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: permaculture-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org
>[mailto:permaculture-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of L.Santoyo
>Designs
>Sent: Monday, October 31, 2005 1:41 PM
>To: permaculture
>Subject: [permaculture] Bliss, Idaho Design Course April 16-29, 06 Re:
>Designers for extreme cold?
>
>Vint et al,
>
>We have a Permaculture Design Course scheduled for April 16 -29, 2006
>in Bliss, Idaho...(yes, Bliss!) and we will, of course, be featuring
>strategies, techniques and technologies for cold climates.
>details coming soon -www.IdahoPermaculture.com.
>
>For a decade of my life I homesteaded in "rustic elegance" in the
>forests of the inland NorthWest. These days I am very much into the
>greening movement in manufactured homes and the clean-lines of a more
>modern design aesthetic -and I'm happy to say, I'm once again living
>and enjoying the weather of California's beautiful Central Coast.
>
>When I lived in the Great Northwest... I worked on the production
>crew, for Tony Galen, Julian Russell and Bill Mollison, on the cold
>climate segment of "The Global Gardener" video and have maintained
>clients and projects there ever since... including the extreme
>conditions of the Flathead Reservation.
>
>Anyway...
>I'd be happy to give you a list of plants, suitable for (most of) the
>extremes of the inland Northwest that I compiled while working at
>Bear Creak Nursery (back in the day) and am now using for a project
>in Whitefish, Montana.
>see -http://www.gaynorsinthewoods.com/OurStory.html
>
>I'm not sure if he does any design work -but for plant info -Michael
>Pilarski is a legend in the Northwest and is truly a "walking
>encyclopedia" of botanical and ethnobotanical info...
>see - http://www.friendsofthetrees.net/
>
>Don't forget Jerome Ostentowski's infamous green house designs.
>see - http://www.crmpi.org/
>
>Most any super-insulated house should work well there... I just
>finished a design for a single story load-bearing straw bale house
>with radiant-floor-heat hooked into the water heater.  I recommend;
>Building One House: A Handbook For Straw Bale Construction by
>Nathaniel Corum, Red Feather Development Co.
>see - http://redfeather.org/boh.html.
>
>There is also a home builder in Livinston Montana that insulated a
>grain silo to use as living space.
>see - http://organicstyle.com/feature/0,8028,s1-37-0-0-1290,00.html
>
>Good luck,
>
>
>Larry
>
>Larry Santoyo, Director
>EarthFlow Design Works
>805.459.0452
>http://www.earthflow.com/consulting.html
>
>
>>Information shared to the whole list might also be appreciated. I may
>not live
>>in a zone known for extreme cold as in Montana, but in my exceptionally
>cold
>>pocket of New York's Finger Lakes, I rarely get more than 12 frost-free
>weeks.
>>
>>Cold-hardy agroforestry, greenhouses (look up Elliot Coleman,) and
>>well-designed homes seem to be key.
>>
>>Who else is growing/living in zone 4 or colder?
>>-Michael Burns
>>
>>>I have received an inquiry for both permaculture and building design
>for
>>>Northern Montana. Low temps are twenty to thirty degrees sub-zero
>>>Fahrenheit.
>>>Does anyone have any recommendations of practitioners in this area or
>>>equivalent and neighboring zones?
>>>Anyone who should be avoided?
>>>You can contact me off list if you wish.
>>>Vint Lawrence
>>>
>>
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