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Cherries

Cornelian Cherries

‘Elegant’
Cornelian Cherry
‘Elegant’New catalog listings coming in early October
450 Cornus mas Selected for good fresh-eating flavor. 1¼" fruit has slender elongated shape. Begins ripening late August in Maine. Best eaten out of hand. Z4/5. read more
‘Pioneer’
Cornelian Cherry
‘Pioneer’New catalog listings coming in early October
451 Cornus mas More tart than Elegant but better for processing. Fruits mature to about 1½" long and have a pronounced fat pear shape. Firm flesh is easy to pit. Z4/5. read more
Cornelian Cherry Seedlings
Cornelian Cherry SeedlingsNew catalog listings coming in early October
452 Cornus mas Bright red pear-shaped edible fruit. Each one will be unique. Plant several for genetic diversity. They will pollinate each other and any named cornelian cherry cultivar. Z4/5. read more

Nanking Cherries

Nanking Cherry
Nanking CherryNew catalog listings coming in early October
491 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

Eastern White Cedar
Eastern White CedarNew catalog listings coming in early October
434 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

Balsam Fir
Fir
Balsam FirNew catalog listings coming in early October
428 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

Eastern White Pine
Pine
Eastern White PineNew catalog listings coming in early October
433 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

White Spruce
Spruce
White SpruceNew catalog listings coming in early October
431 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. Z2-6. read more

Fruiting Shrubs And Ornamentals

Elderberries

‘Johns’
‘Johns’New catalog listings coming in early October
517 Sambucus canadensis 6-10' x 6-8' Very vigorous, up to 10' tall. We observed one particular specimen grow five feet in one summer! Z3. read more
‘Korsor’New catalog listings coming in early October
528 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
‘Samyl’New catalog listings coming in early October
530 Sambucus nigra 5-8' x 2-5' Selected for juice production based on very high anthocyanin content and sweet flavor. Strong upright shoots. Z4. read more

Groundcovers

Bearberries

Bearberry
BearberryNew catalog listings coming in early October
L559 Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 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

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

Heather

‘Kerstin’
Heather
‘Kerstin’New catalog listings coming in early October
L560 Calluna vulgaris 12x18". Eye-catching! Unexpected coloration just before flowering makes a subtle rainbow. Mauve flowers August to September. Z4. read more
Heather
‘Wickwar Flame’New catalog listings coming in early October
L561 Calluna vulgaris 1-2' x same. Lavender-mauve-pink flowers August through October. Foliage turns from greenish-yellow to completely fiery red. Mind blowing! Z4. read more

Lingonberries

‘Balsgard’
Lingonberry
‘Balsgard’New catalog listings coming in early October
L565 Vaccinium vitis-idaea 12-15". High yields of very large deep red berries. Vigorous upright slow grower. May fruit twice in one season. Z2. read more
‘Erntedank’
Lingonberry
‘Erntedank’New catalog listings coming in early October
L566 Vaccinium vitis-idaea Produces heavy yields of small-to-medium berries. 8-12" high. Z2. read more
‘Erntesegen’
Lingonberry
‘Erntesegen’New catalog listings coming in early October
L567 Vaccinium vitis-idaea 12-15". High-yielding upright plant produces very large berries. Slightly acid sweet fruit. Z2. read more
‘Linnea’
Lingonberry
‘Linnea’New catalog listings coming in early October
L569 Vaccinium vitis-idaea 12". Berries smaller than other cultivars, but heavy cropper with high vigor bears in late September or early October. Z2. read more
‘Magenta’
Lingonberry
‘Magenta’New catalog listings coming in early October
L568 Vaccinium vitis-idaea 12-15" Vigorous cultivar produces large purplish-red berries. Excellent rich flavor. Z2. read more
‘Red Pearl’
Lingonberry
‘Red Pearl’New catalog listings coming in early October
L570 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
‘Red Sunset’
Lingonberry
‘Red Sunset’New catalog listings coming in early October
L571 Vaccinium vitis-idaea 8-15''. Medium-to-large firm flavorful berries. Considered one of the most vigorous cultivars. Z2. read more
‘Regal’
Lingonberry
‘Regal’New catalog listings coming in early October
L572 Vaccinium vitis-idaea 8-15". Highly ornamental upright plant produces firm small-to-medium berries with good flavor. Vigorous. Z2. read more
‘Sussi’
Lingonberry
‘Sussi’New catalog listings coming in early October
L573 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 Collection
Lingonberry
Lingonberry CollectionNew catalog listings coming in early October
576 Vaccinium vitis-idaea Get your patch going and boost pollination. Fedco’s choice of 4 plants, each a different labeled variety. Great deal! read more

Wintergreen

Wintergreen
WintergreenNew catalog listings coming in early October
L562 Gaultheria procumbens Aromatic evergreen native groundcover. Glossy dark green leaves. Bell-shaped waxy white flowers in June. Vivid red berries. Self-pollinating. Z3. read more

Nut Trees

Chestnut

American Chestnut Seedlings
American Chestnut SeedlingsNew catalog listings coming in early October
403 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

American Hazelnut Seedlings
Hazelnut
American Hazelnut SeedlingsNew catalog listings coming in early October
404 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
Hazelbert Seedlings
Hazelbert SeedlingsNew catalog listings coming in early October
405 Corylus cross 8-12' tall and bushy. Cross between cold-hardy native hazelnuts and larger European filberts. Delicious. May produce as soon as 3 years. Z3/4. read more

Hickory

Shagbark Hickory Seedlings
Shagbark Hickory SeedlingsNew catalog listings coming in early October
402 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

Black Walnut Seedlings
Walnut
Black Walnut SeedlingsNew catalog listings coming in early October
406 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
Carpathian Walnut Seedlings
Carpathian Walnut SeedlingsNew catalog listings coming in early October
407 Juglans regia 30-50' with 40' spread. Very large fast-growing tree with edible nuts. Bears in 5–7 years. Almost tropical looking. Z3. read more

Shade Trees

Birch

Sweet BirchNew catalog listings coming in early October
412 Betula lenta 40-80' x 35-45' Medium-sized tree with graceful shiny bronze branches. Catkins dangle in spring. Foliage turns splendid golden-yellow in fall. Z3. read more

Ginkgo

Ginkgo
GinkgoNew catalog listings coming in early October
416 Ginkgo biloba 50-80'. Upright tree when young, becoming wide-spreading and graceful. Unique fan-shaped foliage turns sparkling golden-yellow in fall. Z3. read more

Honeylocust

Honeylocust
HoneylocustNew catalog listings coming in early October
417 Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis 50' x 30-35'. Beautiful fast-growing nitrogen-fixing tree. Good for erosion control. Tolerates drought, pollution, salt, disease and insects. Z4. read more

Linden

American Linden
American LindenNew catalog listings coming in early October
422 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

Sugar Maple
Maple
Sugar MapleNew catalog listings coming in early October
410 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

Bur Oak
Oak
Bur OakNew catalog listings coming in early October
419 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

Small Trees and Shrubs

Beach Plum

Beach Plum
Beach PlumNew catalog listings coming in early October
490 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

Chokeberries

‘Brilliantissima’
Chokeberry
‘Brilliantissima’New catalog listings coming in early October
439 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
‘Viking’
Chokeberry
‘Viking’New catalog listings coming in early October
441 Aronia melanocarpa 4-6' x same. Upright vigorous high-yielding shrub produces large dark tasty berries. Z3/4. read more
Black Chokeberry Seedlings
Chokeberry
Black Chokeberry SeedlingsNew catalog listings coming in early October
442 Aronia melanocarpa 3-6' x same. Each one is genetically unique. Plant several for an attractive edible hedge. Z3/4. read more
Red Chokeberry Seedlings
Chokeberry
Red Chokeberry SeedlingsNew catalog listings coming in early October
440 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

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

Cranberries

‘Phillips’
‘Phillips’New catalog listings coming in early October
545 Viburnum trilobum 8-12' x same. May flowers attract beneficial insects. Pendulous bunches of red berries. Best-tasting highbush cranberry. Z2. read more
Highbush Cranberry Seedlings
Cranberry
Highbush Cranberry SeedlingsNew catalog listings coming in early October
546 Viburnum opulus var. americanum Also known as Crampbank. Medicinal multi-stemmed native shrub. Add to the biological diversity of your garden. No two seedlings are exactly alike. Z2. read more

Dogwood

Kousa Dogwood Seedling
Dogwood
Kousa Dogwood SeedlingNew catalog listings coming in early October
449 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

‘Adams No. 1’
‘Adams No. 1’New catalog listings coming in early October
514 Sambucus canadensis Large elderberries and fruit clusters make for easy and fast picking. Very large vigorous strong productive bush. Typically 7-8' tall. Z3. read more
‘Bob Gordon’
‘Bob Gordon’New catalog listings coming in early October
515 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
‘Goodbarn’
‘Goodbarn’New catalog listings coming in early October
516 Sambucus canadensis Blooms heavily and produces large elderberry crops annually. Hardy, vigorous with apparent self-fertility. Lower grower, maybe to 5'. Z3. read more
‘Mattawamkeag’
‘Mattawamkeag’New catalog listings coming in early October
518 Sambucus canadensis Fedco intro. Robust elderberry with consistently high fruit yields. Z3. read more
‘Nova’
‘Nova’New catalog listings coming in early October
519 Sambucus canadensis 6-8' x same. Large sweet berries are good for wine, pie and jelly. Matures early and uniformly. Z3. read more
‘Wyldewood’
‘Wyldewood’New catalog listings coming in early October
522 Sambucus canadensis Vigorous consistently high-yielding elderberry cultivar. Competitive with Adams and ripens a little bit later. Z3. read more
‘York’
Elderberry
‘York’New catalog listings coming in early October
523 Sambucus canadensis An old reliable elderberry, considered by some to be the largest-fruited and heaviest-bearing cultivar. Rounded shrub, usually more compact than Adams. Z3. read more
Elderberry Seedlings
Elderberry
Elderberry SeedlingsNew catalog listings coming in early October
526 Sambucus canadensis 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

Honeyberry

‘Czech 17’
Honeyberry
‘Czech 17’New catalog listings coming in early October
464 Lonicera caerulea var. kamtschatica 6-8'. Also called Berry Blue or Berry Smart Blue. Fruit is plentiful and tart. Good fresh or processed. Needs another honeyberry for pollination. Z2. read more
‘Indigo Gem’
Honeyberry
‘Indigo Gem’New catalog listings coming in early October
465 Lonicera caerulea var. edulis 4-6' x same. Sweet, slightly tangy, and chewy. Great fresh eating. Most productive variety in our trials. Needs Berry Blue as a pollinator. Z2. read more
Honeyberry
‘Tundra’New catalog listings coming in early October
466 Lonicera caerulea var. edulis 4-6' x same. Decent-sized long flattish oval fruit is tangy and sweet. Firmer and somewhat sweeter than Indigo Gem. Needs Czech 17 as a pollinator. Z2. read more

Juneberry

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

Medlar

‘Breda Giant’ Medlar
Medlar
‘Breda Giant’ MedlarNew catalog listings coming in early October
485 Mespilus germanica 12-20'. Cinnamon-flavored pear-like 2" fruit, a culinary delight. White flowers blushed with pink May to June. Shiny green waxy leaves. Z4/5. read more

Mulberries

‘Illinois Everbearing’
Mulberry
‘Illinois Everbearing’New catalog listings coming in early October
486 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
NannyberryNew catalog listings coming in early October
544 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

Quinces

‘Aromatnaya’
‘Aromatnaya’New catalog listings coming in early October
456 Cydonia oblonga A 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’New catalog listings coming in early October
480 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. read more

Roses

Rose
‘Magnifica’New catalog listings coming in early October
502 Rosa rugosa 4-5' x 5-6'. Large clusters of loose double fuchsia flowers with spicy fragrance. Vigorous wide-spreading habit. Large hips. Disease resistant. Z4. read more
Rose
‘Moje Hammarberg’New catalog listings coming in early October
503 Rosa rugosa 3-4' x 4-5'. Early bloomer. Large double magenta flowers throughout summer. Strongly scented. Large hips for processing. Disease-resistant foliage. Z3. read more
<em>Rosa rugosa</em>
Rosa rugosaNew catalog listings coming in early October
501 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

Allegheny Serviceberry
Allegheny ServiceberryNew catalog listings coming in early October
438 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

Siberian Peashrub

Siberian Peashrub
Siberian PeashrubNew catalog listings coming in early October
445 Caragana arborescens 15-20'. Cheerful bright green multi-stemmed shrub well-suited to windbreaks, hedges and borders. Delicate yellow flowers followed by seed pods. Z3. read more

Spicebush

Spicebush
SpicebushNew catalog listings coming in early October
463 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

Northern Wild Raisin
Wild Raisin
Northern Wild RaisinNew catalog listings coming in early October
543 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
GroundnutNew catalog listings coming in early October
L394 Apios americana Nitrogen-fixing leguminous perennial twining vine with edible tubers. Prefers moist sandy soil. Full to partial sun. Z3. read more