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Cherries

Cornelian Cherries

Cornelian Cherry
‘Elegant’
501 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
Cornelian Cherry
‘Pioneer’
502 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
Cornelian Cherry
Cornelian Cherry Seedling
503 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

Dwarf Sour Cherries

Dwarf Sour Cherry
‘Carmine Jewel’ Dwarf Sour Cherry
553 Prunus kerrasis About 6-7' x same. Delicious dark purple fruits with small pits ripen in early July. Compact plant size keeps fruit within reach. Self-pollinating. Rare. Z3. read more

Nanking Cherries

Nanking Cherry
555 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

Conifers

Cedar

Cedar
Eastern White Cedar
481 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

Fir
Balsam Fir
475 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

Pine
Eastern White Pine
480 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

Spruce
White Spruce
478 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

Groundcovers

Cranberries

Cranberry
‘Stevens’ American Cranberry
626 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

Lingonberry
‘Erntedank’
628 Vaccinium vitis-idaea Up to 12" tall. Produces heavy yields of small- or medium-sized berries. Incredibly tough and very hardy. Z2. read more
Lingonberry
‘Erntesegen’
629 Vaccinium vitis-idaea 12-15". High-yielding upright plant produces very large berries. Slightly acid sweet fruit. Z2. read more
Lingonberry
‘Linnea’
630 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
Lingonberry
‘Magenta’
631 Vaccinium vitis-idaea 12-15". Vigorous cultivar produces large purplish-red berries. Excellent rich flavor. Z2. read more
Lingonberry
‘Red Pearl’
632 Vaccinium vitis-idaea 12-18". Very adaptable, fast-growing. Large berries. A bit lower yielding, but standard in commercial production as an excellent pollinator. Z2. read more
Lingonberry
‘Red Sunset’
633 Vaccinium vitis-idaea 8-15". Medium-to-large firm flavorful berries. Considered one of the most vigorous cultivars. Z2. read more
Lingonberry
‘Regal’
634 Vaccinium vitis-idaea 4-8". Highly ornamental upright plant produces firm small-to-medium berries with good flavor. Vigorous. Z2. read more
Lingonberry
‘Ruby’
635 Vaccinium vitis-idaea 12". Medium-sized light red berries. Excellent flavor. Moderately vigorous with lots of spreading rhizomes. Z2. read more
Lingonberry
‘Sussi’
636 Vaccinium vitis-idaea 4-8". Tall and spreading vigorous bush with moderate yields of medium berries that fruit on branch tips. Great pollinator for other varieties. Z2. read more
Lingonberry
Lingonberry Collection
639 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

Wintergreen
L625 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

Nut Trees

Butternut

Butternut
454 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

Chestnut
American Chestnut Seedling
452 Castanea dentata Up to 100'. Once common in the eastern US. Important food source for people and wildlife. Not immune to blight but propagated from healthy trees. Z4. read more

Hazelnut

Hazelnut
American Hazelnut Seedling
453 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

Hickory

Hickory
Shagbark Hickory Seedling
451 Carya ovata 60-80' or taller. Straight trunked with shaggy bark and branches that curve up at the tips. Bears sweet edible nuts in 40 years. Z4. read more

Walnut

Walnut
Black Walnut Seedlings
455 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
Walnut
Carpathian Walnut
456 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

Shade Trees

Birch

Birch
Sweet Birch
463 Betula lenta 40-50' x 35-45'. Medium-sized tree with graceful shiny bronze branches. Splendid golden-yellow foliage in fall. Twigs and leaves taste like wintergreen. Z3. read more

Linden

Linden
American Linden
469 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

Maple
Sugar Maple
461 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

Small Trees and Shrubs

Allspice

Allspice
Carolina Allspice
494 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

Beach Plum
554 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

Black Haw
609 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

Chokeberry
‘Brilliantissima’
487 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
Chokeberry
‘Viking Black’ Chokeberry
490 Aronia melanocarpa 4-6' x same. Upright vigorous high-yielding shrub produces large dark tasty berries. Z3/4. read more
Chokeberry
Black Chokeberry Seedling
491 Aronia melanocarpa 3-6' x same. Each one is genetically unique. Plant several for an attractive edible hedge. Z3/4. read more
Chokeberry
Red Chokeberry Seedling
488 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

Crabapples

Crabapple
Brandywine
525 Malus 20x20'. Incredibly beautiful fragrant flowers. Deep red buds open to small deep pink double rose-like blossoms. Blooms late. Z4. read more
Crabapple
Dolgo
527 Malus 25x30'. Classic culinary crab. Apricot-pink buds, large fragrant pure white single flowers. Beautiful fruit makes flavorful ruby-red jelly. Z2. read more
Crabapple
Jay Darling
530 Malus 20' x same. Large single purple-red flowers, crimson-tinged foliage and purple fruit with red flesh. Offspring of Niedzwetzkyana. Z4. read more

Dogwoods

Dogwood
Kousa Dogwood
500 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

Elderberry
‘Adams No. 1’
582 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
Elderberry
‘Bob Gordon’
583 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
Elderberry
‘Goodbarn’
584 Sambucus canadensis 5-10' x same. Blooms heavily and produces large elderberry crops annually. Hardy, vigorous with apparent self-fertility. Z3. read more
Elderberry
‘Johns’
585 Sambucus canadensis Up to 10' tall. Very vigorous. We observed one particular specimen grow five feet in one summer! Z3. read more
Elderberry
‘Korsor’
592 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
Elderberry
‘Nova’
587 Sambucus canadensis 6-8' x same. Large sweet berries are good for wine, pie and jelly. Matures early and uniformly. Z3. read more
Elderberry
‘Samyl’
594 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
Elderberry
‘Wyldewood’
589 Sambucus canadensis 6-12' x same. Vigorous consistently high-yielding elderberry cultivar. Competitive with Adams and ripens a little bit later. Z3. read more
Elderberry
‘York’
590 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
Elderberry
Elderberry Seedling
591 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

Juneberry

Juneberry
‘Regent’ Juneberry
485 Amelanchier alnifolia 4-6' x same. Compact shrub with sweet purple-magenta berries. Z2. read more

Medlar

Medlar
‘Breda Giant’ Medlar
546 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

Mulberry
‘Illinois Everbearing’ Mulberry
547 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

Nannyberry

Nannyberry
608 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

Quince
‘Aromatnaya’
506 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
Quince
‘Smyrna’
507 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

Redbud
495 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

Rose
‘Dart’s Dash’
569 Rosa rugosa 4-5' x same. R. rugosa hybrid. Semi-double very large 3-4" magenta flowers with lemony scent. Blooms all summer and into fall. Large orange-red edible hips. Z2. read more
Rose
Rosa Rugosa
568 Rosa rugosa 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

Serviceberry
Allegheny Serviceberry
486 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

Spicebush
517 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

Wild Raisin
Northern Wild Raisin
607 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

Groundnut
L442 Apios americana Nitrogen-fixing leguminous perennial twining vine with edible tubers. Prefers moist sandy soil. Full to partial sun. Z3. read more