he may not yuzu, but his dragon flies
Greenhorns Blog reader John D. Galuska, Ph.D., followed up our post on the cold-hearty Asian citrus the Yuzu, by sending us some pictures and information about the Flying Dragon fruit. The Flying Dragon is a dwarf cultivar of Trifolate orange, native to China and Korea, and supposedly hearty to USDA zone 6. Galuska, who runs Grown In […]
DO YOU YUZU?
Besides laying claim to the coolest name we can imagine for a citrus fruit, the Yuzu, a small citrus hailing from Japan and China, is renowned for its ability to withstand temperatures as cold as 10 degrees F. In Japan, chefs use the tart fruit for quintessential condiments including the Ponzu sauce you dip your […]
abandoned orchard revival! a cooperative venture
[vimeo http://vimeo.com/97061496] Though this video is set in Germany, the same situations exist across North America. Learning how to care for these old trees is not only a valuable skill that will give these trees a new lease on life, but one that will allow you to harvest the results for many years to come. […]
the endicott pear
The Endicott Pear Tree, also known as the Endecott Pear, is a European Pear (Pyrus communis) tree located in Danvers, Essex County, Massachusetts. It is believed to be the oldest living cultivated fruit tree in North America, and it still bears fruit!
forage oakland portland ..any land with trees!
Portland Fruit Tree Project provides a valuable service that helps communities benefit directly from local resources. Fresh fruit that grows on neighborhood trees is collected by volunteers, and dropped off at local Food Banks for distribution to those in need. The great thing about this program is that in large part, the fruit would not […]