Fruit 2017 by Friends School Plant Sale

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Friends School Plant Sale

Friends School Plant Sale is a fund-raising event sponsored by the Friends School of Minnesota in Saint Paul. It’s held just once each year on Mother’s Day Weekend at the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand

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Featured catalog pages of Fruit 2017 may 12–14 2017 • friends school plant sale 43 fruit the widths of fruit trees and shrubs are similar to their heights unless noted otherwise a note about hardiness in shrubs and trees we don’t list usda hardiness zones because in our experience they can be misleading read the full explanation here however if the catalog says a tree or shrub “needs winter protection,” that means it’s less likely to be hardy here though we know gardeners who grow it successfully if the text says “very hardy,” that means the plant is known to be hardy north of the twin cities if a plant has four or five stars ★★★★★ it is highly rated for success in the book growing shrubs and small trees in cold climates if you have questions about a particular shrub or tree we will have a detailed list about hardiness at the info desk so stop by apple malus domestica

44 friends school plant sale • may 12–14 2017 fruit about those stars… throughout this section you will notice trees and shrubs that are marked with four or five stars ★★★★★ these plants have been noted as particularly suitable by lonnee rose selinger and whitman in the 2011 edition of growing shrubs and small trees in cold climates as one of the very best plants available on the market we accept cash checks amex visa mastercard discover currant ribes rubrum white flowers followed by fruits in clusters by midsummer the fruit is good for jellies wines and preserves for the most fruit production remove any stems that are more than four years old these varieties are self-fruitful and resistant to white pine blister rust Í∏Ω∫Ç $14.00—1 gal pot f038 ben sarek—compact with large dark purple to black fruit very high yields 3’h f039 red lake—vigorous plant that may 12–14 2017 • friends school plant sale 45 fruit raspberry rubus upright self-fruitful thorny shrubs that don’t require staking or support clusters of five-petaled white flowers with yellow anthers give way to raspberries of excellent eating quality red raspberries spread by suckering underground black raspberries spread when the tips reach the ground to make a new plant note black raspberries should not be planted near any other color of raspberries nor near blackberries ÍΩ∫Ç $6.00—4.5” pot f077 black jewel—large glossy black berries form on old canes and ripen in late june 5–7’h f078 heritage ß—the number-one fall variety medium-sized red berries the main crop ripens in early september plus a small july crop considered everbearing vigorous and hardy 5–6’h $13.00—1 gal pot f079 anne—hands-down the best-tasting yellow raspberry and also highly