[nafex] fruit for part shade

Peter Chrisbacher pxbacher at gmail.com
Sun Nov 22 20:14:33 EST 2020


An invasive that I love and that seems to thrive in full shade to part sun
is wineberry. If it's not already invasively established in your area I
wouldn't recommend planting it; if it's already around, consider it.

-Pete

On Sun, Nov 22, 2020, 1:54 PM Ginda Fisher <list at ginda.us> wrote:

> Has anyone selected for tasty kousa dogwood? I have sampled several, and
> they range from pretty tasty to having nasty flavors. I wouldn't plant one
> for fruit without knowing something about the flavor of that cultivar.
> --
> Ginda
> typed with Swype, who knows what I intended.
>
>
> On November 22, 2020 1:41:55 PM EST, Mary Yett <yettmw at gmail.com> wrote:
> >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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