[nafex] fruit for part shade

Mary Yett yettmw at gmail.com
Sun Nov 22 13:41:55 EST 2020


Try pawpaw, persimmon, taller elderberry varieties (some are tree sized),
kousa dogwood,  high bush cranberry, and of course the estimable cornus mas.

Mary Yett
Tree of Life Permaculture Farm
Ontario,Canada
Canadian zone 4B  (USDA Zone 3 )

On Sat., Nov. 21, 2020, 8:58 p.m. John Holzwart, <
plantbasedservices at gmail.com> wrote:

> Henry,
>
> I think you know what I'm going to suggest. Lol. I second Cornus mas.
>
> Little John
>
>
> On Sat, Nov 21, 2020, 7:23 PM Ginda Fisher <list at ginda.us> wrote:
>
> > Cornus mas. It's a fruiting dogwood. I have some. It does okay with light
> > shade.
> >
> > I'm in zone 6, i don't know how cold hardy it is.
> > --
> > Ginda
> > typed with Swype, who knows what I intended.
> >
> >
> > On November 21, 2020 7:12:46 PM EST, Henry via nafex <
> > nafex at lists.ibiblio.org> wrote:
> > > Any recommendations for part shade?
> > >
> > >We have been removing buckthorn, but we don't want to remove the
> > >canopy.
> > >
> > >We have elm, cherry and oak, but it opens up a lot when the buckthorn
> > >is gone.
> > >
> > >Dogwood is the primary native understory. Would like to add some useful
> > >fruit.
> > >
> > >--Henry Fieldseth
> > >Minneapolis, Minnesota, zone 4
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
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