You are viewing all Fedco Trees products related to “edible.”

Conifers

Cedar

Loading...

Eastern White Cedar New catalog listings coming in early October
443 Thuja occidentalis 20-60'. Narrow and tall with twiggy branches, soft fibrous orange-brown bark, and distinct flat foliage. Good for screens and hedges. Z2. read more

Fir

Loading...

Balsam Fir New catalog listings coming in early October
437 Abies balsamea 45-75'. Native conifers with fragrant boughs used for wreaths. The best Christmas tree! Semi-shade tolerant. Good hedge tree. Z3. read more

Pine

Loading...

Eastern White Pine New catalog listings coming in early October
442 Pinus strobus 100'+. Magnificent and massive when mature. Smooth bark becomes rough, deeply furrowed with age. Makes a beautiful hedge. Shade tolerant. Z3. read more

Spruce

Loading...

White Spruce New catalog listings coming in early October
440 Picea glauca 60-90' x 10-20'. Native conifer, one of the best trees for wind blocks and privacy screens. Adaptable and tolerant to wind, drought and cold. Z2. read more

Culinary Perennials

Loading...

Chives - Organic New catalog listings coming in early October
L753 Allium schoenoprasm 12" tall. Edible spreading groundcover. Good to eat from early spring to heavy frost. Aromatic pest confuser, emitting bitter aromas that deter critters from the garden. Full to part sun. Z3. read more

Oregano

Loading...

Oregano - Organic New catalog listings coming in early October
L769 Origanum vulgare 18" tall. Low-growing perennial with fragrant green and purple leaves used for culinary purposes. Given plenty space in full sun, it will sprawl and attract many pollinators. Z4. read more

Thyme

Loading...

German Winter Thyme - Organic New catalog listings coming in early October
L772 Thymus vulgaris 10-15" tall. Fragrant sprawling perennial brings depth of flavor to soups, gravies, casseroles. Said to calm the nerves, soothe headaches. Bees love it! Z4. read more

Garden Roots

Asparagus

Loading...

‘Mary Washington’ New catalog listings coming in early October
L601 Asparagus officinalis Heirloom. Large early green stalks tolerate heat well and demonstrate good resistance to rust. Early, vigorous, uniform. Planted in American gardens for more than a century. Very winter hardy. Z3/4. read more

Loading...

‘Purple Passion’ New catalog listings coming in early October
L602 Asparagus officinalis Early. Very large deep purple stalk with a creamy white interior. Z4. read more

Horseradish

Loading...

‘Big Top’ Horseradish New catalog listings coming in early October
L600 Armoracia rusticana Exceptionally vigorous perennial with large dock-like leaves and spicy hot roots for culinary and medicinal use. Z3. read more

Rhubarb

Loading...

Rhubarb Seedling New catalog listings coming in early October
L603 Rheum rhabarbarum Heirloom variety, considered the most important rhubarb variety of the 19th century. Unique seedlings; will show some variation. Z2. read more

Groundcovers

Bearberry

Loading...

Bearberry New catalog listings coming in early October
580 Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 6-10". Low-growing evergreen groundcover. Can spread to 15'. Pinkish-white flowers in spring. Small red berries persist into winter. Self-pollinating. Z2. read more

Cranberries

Loading...

‘Stevens’ American Cranberry New catalog listings coming in early October
586 Vaccinium macrocarpon 4-10". The cranberry of holiday sauces, bread and jelly. Dense low lustrous evergreen groundcover loaded with large red berries in fall. Z2. read more

Lingonberries

Loading...

‘Erntedank’ New catalog listings coming in early October
588 Vaccinium vitis-idaea Up to 12" tall. Produces heavy yields of small- or medium-sized berries. Incredibly tough and very hardy. Z2. read more

Loading...

‘Erntesegen’ New catalog listings coming in early October
589 Vaccinium vitis-idaea 12-15". High-yielding upright plant produces very large berries. Slightly acid sweet fruit. Z2. read more

Loading...

‘Linnea’ New catalog listings coming in early October
590 Vaccinium vitis-idaea 5-9". Berries smaller than other cultivars, but heavy cropper with high vigor bears in late September or early October. Z2. read more

Loading...

‘Magenta’ New catalog listings coming in early October
591 Vaccinium vitis-idaea 12-15". Vigorous cultivar produces large purplish-red berries. Excellent rich flavor. Z2. read more

Loading...

‘Red Sunset’ New catalog listings coming in early October
593 Vaccinium vitis-idaea 8-15". Medium-to-large firm flavorful berries. Considered one of the most vigorous cultivars. Z2. read more

Loading...

‘Regal’ New catalog listings coming in early October
594 Vaccinium vitis-idaea 4-8". Highly ornamental upright plant produces firm small-to-medium berries with good flavor. Vigorous. Z2. read more

Loading...

‘Ruby’ New catalog listings coming in early October
595 Vaccinium vitis-idaea 12". Medium-sized light red berries. Excellent flavor. Moderately vigorous with lots of spreading rhizomes. Z2. read more

Loading...

Lingonberry Collection New catalog listings coming in early October
599 Vaccinium vitis-idaea Get your patch going and boost pollination. Fedco’s choice of 4 plants, each a different labeled variety. Great deal! Z2. read more

Wintergreen

Loading...

Wintergreen New catalog listings coming in early October
L585 Gaultheria procumbens 6-10". Aromatic evergreen native groundcover. Glossy dark green leaves. Bell-shaped white flowers in June. Vivid red berries. Self-pollinating. Z3. read more

Medicinal Perennials

Nettle

Loading...

Stinging Nettle - Organic New catalog listings coming in early October
L773 Urtica dioica 3-6' tall. Young shoots are high in minerals and leaves are delicious steamed as early spring greens. Cooking removes the sting. Spreads readily; choose your site carefully. Z2. read more

Nut Trees

Butternut

Loading...

Butternut New catalog listings coming in early October
408 Juglans cinerea 40-60' x same. Very large impressive shade tree with broad open crown. Produces oblong edible nuts. Nice cabinet wood. Native. Z3. read more

Chestnut

Loading...

American Chestnut New catalog listings coming in early October
405 Castanea dentata Up to 100'. Once common in the eastern US. Important food source for people and wildlife. Not immune to blight but likely to thrive 10-30 years. Fast growing and precocious. Z4. read more

Loading...

Hybrid Chestnut Seedling New catalog listings coming in early October
406 Castanea 50-70' x 30-40'. Hybrid crosses of mixed parentage. All parent trees show excellent blight resistance. Begins flowering at 5 years, reaching full maturity at 15–20 years. Z4. read more

Loading...

Hybrid Chestnut Seedling New catalog listings coming in early October
411 Castanea 50-70' x 30-40'. Hybrid crosses of mixed parentage. All parent trees show excellent blight resistance. Begins flowering at 5 years, reaching full maturity at 15–20 years. Z4. read more

Hazelnut

Loading...

American Hazelnut New catalog listings coming in early October
407 Corylus americana 12-18' x 10-15'. Multi-stemmed native shrub with sweet nuts. Showy catkins in spring. Patchwork of colors in autumn. Can bear in 3-5 years. Z4. read more

Walnut

Loading...

Walnut
Black Walnut New catalog listings coming in early October
409 Juglans nigra 70-90'. Spectacular shade tree with open rounded crown. Nuts have sweet earthy rich flavor. May begin to bear in 5-10 years. Z4. read more

Loading...

Carpathian Walnut New catalog listings coming in early October
410 Juglans regia 30-50' x 40'. Very large fast-growing tree with edible nuts. Bears in 5–7 years. Almost tropical looking. Z3/4. read more

Perennial Plants

Bunchberry

Loading...

Bunchberry New catalog listings coming in early October
L696 Cornus canadensis 3–8" tall. Woodland native with creamy-white flowers that form clusters of edible scarlet berries. Stunning en masse. Attracts wildlife. Z2. read more

Wild Ginger

Loading...

Canadian Wild Ginger New catalog listings coming in early October
L689 Asarum canadense 6–12" tall. Heart-shaped leaves up to 7" wide spread into a beautiful groundcover. Aromatic roots used medicinally. Needs shade. Z3. read more

Shade Trees

Ginkgo

Loading...

Ginkgo New catalog listings coming in early October
423 Ginkgo biloba 50-80'. Slow-growing, long-lived tree with unique fan-shaped foliage. Leaf tea used medicinally. Very adaptable and tolerant. Minimal maintenance required. Z4. read more

Linden

Loading...

Linden
American Linden New catalog listings coming in early October
431 Tilia americana 60-80' x same. Tall stately tree with rounded crown and low-hung spreading branches. Sweetly fragrant yellow June flowers. Z3. read more

Maple

Loading...

Maple
Sugar Maple New catalog listings coming in early October
416 Acer saccharum 50-100'. Largest of our native maples. Colorful fall foliage. Valued for shade, syrup and lumber. Boil sap to make real maple syrup. Z3. read more

Oak

Loading...

Oak
Bur Oak New catalog listings coming in early October
427 Quercus macrocarpa 70-80' x same. Hardiest of the white oaks with a deeply grooved massive trunk and a wide-spreading crown. Dark green foliage. Large fringed acorns. Z3. read more

Loading...

Chestnut Oak New catalog listings coming in early October
428 Quercus montana 50-70' x same. Dark yellow-green lustrous fuzzy leaves with scalloped edges resemble chestnut leaves. Acorns are important browse for wildlife. Native to eastern U.S. Z4. read more

Loading...

Red Oak New catalog listings coming in early October
429 Quercus rubra 60-75' x 45'. The most common oak in northern New England. Magnificent open rounded crown. Fast growing. Tolerant of different conditions. Z4. read more

Loading...

Swamp White Oak New catalog listings coming in early October
426 Quercus bicolor 50-60' x same. Massive rounded shade tree with short deeply ridged trunk and fan of branches. Yellow to reddish-purple fall foliage. Native. Z3. read more

Loading...

White Oak New catalog listings coming in early October
425 Quercus alba 50-80' x same. Spectacular broad irregularly rounded oak. Wood valued for lumber and firewood. Slow growing and long-lived. Z3. read more

Small Trees and Shrubs

Allspice

Loading...

Allspice
Carolina Allspice New catalog listings coming in early October
457 Calycanthus floridus 6-10' x 6-12'. Beautiful native shrub with dark burgundy-maroon flowers and shiny leaves. Blooms early, flowers through summer. Highly fragrant. Z4/5. read more

Beach Plum

Loading...

Beach Plum New catalog listings coming in early October
511 Prunus maritima 6' x 5-6'. Rounded dense suckering shrub found along ocean beaches. Showy white blooms in spring. Edible plums in late summer. Plant two for fruit. Z3. read more

Black Haw

Loading...

Black Haw New catalog listings coming in early October
568 Viburnum prunifolium 12-15' x 8-12'. Rounded shrub with creamy white cymes in early spring. Suckering habit, but can be pruned. Bluish-black edible fruit clusters in fall. Z3. read more

Chokeberries

Loading...

Chokeberry
‘Brilliantissima’ New catalog listings coming in early October
450 Aronia arbutifolia 6-8' x 3-4'. Upright multi-stemmed form with dense clusters of small white flowers. Abundant persistent bright red fruit. Brilliant fall foliage. Z3/4. read more

Loading...

Chokeberry
‘Viking’ Black Chokeberry New catalog listings coming in early October
453 Aronia melanocarpa 4-6' x same. Upright vigorous high-yielding shrub produces large dark tasty berries. Z3/4. read more

Loading...

Chokeberry
Black Chokeberry Seedling New catalog listings coming in early October
454 Aronia melanocarpa 3-6' x same. Each one is genetically unique. Plant several for an attractive edible hedge. Z3/4. read more

Loading...

McKenzie Black Chokeberry New catalog listings coming in early October
452 Aronia melanocarpa 5-10' x same. Cultivar selected for use in windbreaks and wildlife conservation plantings. Fruits abundantly. Medicinal and edible. Z3. read more

Loading...

Chokeberry
Red Chokeberry Seedling New catalog listings coming in early October
451 Aronia arbutifolia 6-10' x 3-6'. Each one is genetically unique. Beautiful in mass plantings and borders. Plant several in a hedge and make the birds happy! Z3/4. read more

Cornelian Cherries

Loading...

Cornelian Cherry
‘Elegant’ New catalog listings coming in early October
463 Cornus mas 20-25' x 15-20'. Selected for good fresh-eating flavor. 1¼" fruit has slender elongated shape. Begins ripening late August in Maine. Z4/5. read more

Loading...

‘Pioneer’ New catalog listings coming in early October
464 Cornus mas 20-25' x 15-20'. More tart than Elegant but better for processing. 1½" long fruit with pronounced fat pear shape. Firm flesh is easy to pit. Z4/5. read more

Loading...

Cornelian Cherry Seedling New catalog listings coming in early October
465 Cornus mas 20-25' x 15-20'. Bright red pear-shaped edible fruit. Each seedling will be unique. Will pollinate each other and any named cornelian cherry cultivar. Z4/5. read more

Crabapples

Loading...

‘Brandywine’ New catalog listings coming in early October
488 Malus 20x20'. Incredibly beautiful fragrant flowers. Deep red buds open to small deep pink double rose-like blossoms. Blooms late. Z4. read more

Loading...

‘Dolgo’ New catalog listings coming in early October
489 Malus 25x30'. Classic culinary crab. Apricot-pink buds, large fragrant pure white single flowers. Beautiful fruit makes flavorful ruby-red jelly. Z2. read more

Loading...

‘Golden Hornet’ New catalog listings coming in early October
490 Malus 15' x same. Pale pink buds open to single white flowers. Plentiful yellow fruits persist into late fall and make great jelly. Royal Horticultural Society award winner in 1961. Z4. read more

Loading...

‘Klehm’s Improved Bechtel’ New catalog listings coming in early October
492 Malus 20x20'. Large beautiful double rose-like blossoms. You will be charmed into oblivion. A bowlful of the fragrant green fruit will scent the house for a week. One of the last to bloom each spring. Z4. read more

Dogwoods

Loading...

Kousa Dogwood New catalog listings coming in early October
462 Cornus kousa var. chinensis 20-30' x same. Horizontally spreading small tree. Layers of blossoms last up to 6 weeks in early summer. Edible fruit. Colorful fall foliage. Z4. read more

Elderberries

Loading...

Elderberry
‘Adams No. 1’ New catalog listings coming in early October
541 Sambucus canadensis 6-12' x same. Large elderberries and fruit clusters make for easy and fast picking. Very large vigorous strong productive bush. Z3. read more

Loading...

Elderberry
‘Bob Gordon’ New catalog listings coming in early October
542 Sambucus canadensis 6-8' x same. Large clusters of large dark berries. High Brix level; great for winemaking. Upright, slightly spreading habit. Z4. read more

Loading...

Elderberry
‘Goodbarn’ New catalog listings coming in early October
543 Sambucus canadensis 5-10' x same. Blooms heavily and produces large elderberry crops annually. Hardy, vigorous with apparent self-fertility. Z3. read more

Loading...

Elderberry
‘Johns’ New catalog listings coming in early October
544 Sambucus canadensis Up to 10' tall. Very vigorous. We observed one particular specimen grow five feet in one summer! Z3. read more

Loading...

Elderberry
‘Korsor’ New catalog listings coming in early October
551 Sambucus nigra 6-8' x 2-5'. Bred for heavy fruit clusters and excellent juicing quality. High in immune-boosting anthocyanins. Upright habit, vigorous. Z4/5. read more

Loading...

‘Marge’ New catalog listings coming in early October
552 Sambucus nigra 4-6' x 4-5'. Heavy-yielding nigra with extreme vigor, hardiness and pest resistance. Upright and non-suckering. Z4. read more

Loading...

Elderberry
‘Nova’ New catalog listings coming in early October
546 Sambucus canadensis 6-8' x same. Large sweet berries are good for wine, pie and jelly. Matures early and uniformly. Z3. read more

Loading...

Elderberry
‘Samyl’ New catalog listings coming in early October
553 Sambucus nigra 5-8' x 2-5'. Selected for juice production based on very high anthocyanin content and sweet flavor. Strong upright shoots. Z4/5. read more

Loading...

‘Scotia’ New catalog listings coming in early October
547 Sambucus canadensis 8-12' x same. High-yielding cultivar popular with market growers in Canada. Selected for high levels of sugar. Berries are on the small side. Showing serious vigor in our trials. Z4. read more

Loading...

Elderberry
‘Wyldewood’ New catalog listings coming in early October
548 Sambucus canadensis 6-12' x same. Vigorous consistently high-yielding elderberry cultivar. Competitive with Adams and ripens a little bit later. Z3. read more

Loading...

Elderberry
‘York’ New catalog listings coming in early October
549 Sambucus canadensis 4-10' x same. An old reliable elderberry, considered by some to be the largest-fruited and heaviest-bearing cultivar. Rounded shrub. Z3. read more

Loading...

Elderberry Seedling New catalog listings coming in early October
550 Sambucus canadensis 6-12' x same. Each grown from a cold-hardy seed and will be a totally unique plant. Some of our best plants grew from batches of such seedlings. Z3. read more

Huckleberry

Loading...

‘Michigan’ Black Huckleberry New catalog listings coming in early October
476 Gaylussacia baccata 1-3' x 2-4'. Cousin of the blueberry. Less acidic, more mildly sweet flavor. Flowers in June, fruits in August. Full sun to part shade but fruits best in sun. Native to eastern U.S. and Canada. Z3/4. read more

Juneberry

Loading...

Juneberry
‘Regent’ Juneberry New catalog listings coming in early October
448 Amelanchier alnifolia 4-6' x same. Compact shrub with sweet purple-magenta berries. Z2. read more

Medlar

Loading...

Breda Giant Medlar New catalog listings coming in early October
505 Mespilus germanica 12-20' x same. Cinnamon-flavored pear-like 2" fruit; a culinary delight. Ripen for several weeks after picking. Great roasted and makes good jelly and paste. Z4/5. read more

Mulberries

Loading...

‘Illinois Everbearing’ Mulberry New catalog listings coming in early October
507 Morus alba x M. rubra 30x20'. One of the most renowned mulberry varieties. Self-fruitful grafted cultivar, so only one plant required for fruit. Z4/5. read more

Nanking Cherries

Loading...

Nanking Cherry New catalog listings coming in early October
512 Prunus tomentosa 6-10' x same. Broad dense highly ornamental fruiting shrub blooms early. Excellent hedge and edible landscape plant. Plant two or more for pollination. Z2. read more

Nannyberry

Loading...

Nannyberry New catalog listings coming in early October
566 Viburnum lentago 15-20' x 10-12'. Large shrub with edible blue-black berries. Large clusters of fragrant creamy white flowers. Plant multiples for good pollination. Z2. read more

Quince

Loading...

‘Aromatnaya’ New catalog listings coming in early October
469 Cydonia oblonga Hardy Russian quince bred for disease resistance. For jellies and cider, stews and marmalades. Citrusy, fragrant with an orangey-pink hue. Z4/5. read more

Loading...

‘Smyrna’ New catalog listings coming in early October
470 Cydonia oblonga Oblong furrowed pear-shaped fruit with golden-yellow skin and mild light yellow flesh. Pink flowers. Good keeper. Ripens late summer to early fall. Z4/5. read more

Redbud

Loading...

Redbud New catalog listings coming in early October
459 Cercis canadensis 25-30' x same. Small vase-shaped ornamental tree. Clusters of brilliant edible purplish-pink pea-like flowers fill the entire tree in spring. Z4/5. read more

Roses

Loading...

‘Scabrosa’ New catalog listings coming in early October
526 Rosa rugosa 5-6' x same. Old-fashioned straight rugosa rose. Sweetly scented very large single deep pink flowers and huge orange-red hips. Great for the edible landscape. Disease resistant. Z3. read more

Loading...

Rose
Rosa rugosa New catalog listings coming in early October
525 4-6' x same. Vigorous spreading shrub with dark green wrinkled leaves, deep pink to white flowers, and large edible red hips. Needs little care. Z2. read more

Serviceberries

Loading...

Allegheny Serviceberry New catalog listings coming in early October
449 Amelanchier laevis 15-25'. Leaves of this understory tree unfold purplish-orange bronzed color in spring. Pendulous white blossoms. Berries ripen midsummer. Z2. read more

Spicebush

Loading...

Spicebush New catalog listings coming in early October
481 Lindera benzoin 6-12' x 8-12'. Large rounded multi-stemmed fragrant native shrub suited to moist or wet areas. Soft-yellow flowers. Glossy red edible berries. Z5. read more

Wild Raisin

Loading...

Northern Wild Raisin New catalog listings coming in early October
565 Viburnum cassinoides 5-6' x same. Dense suckering native shrub. White flowers from spring to early summer. Edible black fruit. Plant more than one for fruit. Z3. read more

Vines

Groundnut

Loading...

Groundnut New catalog listings coming in early October
L397 Apios americana Nitrogen-fixing leguminous perennial twining vine with edible tubers. Prefers moist sandy soil. Full to partial sun. Z3. read more