Our Food Forest Plans for Piwakawaka Valley Homestead

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I have been asked more than once to share the plants that we currently have in our food forest at Piwakawaka Valley Homestead. So here are our current plants, plus the ones I plan to add soon

Purple cane willow (Salix purpurea)

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Yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolius)

Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus)

Blueberry (Vaccinium virgatum) – Powder blue

Blueberry (Vaccinium virgatum)

Black currant (Ribes nigrum) – Heritage from Queenstown

Red currant (Ribes rubrum) – Heritage from Queenstown

Chilean Guava (Ugni molinae)

Wild Elberberry

Gooseberry (Ribes uva-crispa) – Heritage from Queenstown

Worcesterberry (Ribes divaricatum)

Seabuckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides)

Californian Lilac (Ceanothus ‘Blue Cushion’)

Rugosa Rose (Rosa rugosa )

Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia)

Blue Sausage Tree (Decaisnea fargesii)

Raspberry (Rubus idaeus) – Tulameen

Raspberry (Rubus idaeus) – Heritage from Queenstown

Blackberry (Rubus ulmifolius) Black Satin (thornless)

Rhubarb – Heritage from Queenstown

Evergreen Comfrey (pink flowers) Symphytum officinale

Billington plum

Black Doris plum

Santa Rosa Plum

Apple – Monty’s surprise

Apple – Hetlina

Apple – Ladyfinger Cider

Fig (unknown type)


Moorpark Apricot

Blackboy Peach

Black Mulberry (Morus nigra)

Quince ? variety

We also have seeds for, or small plants for the following:

Comfrey (large, purple flowers, not evergreen), borage, beebalm, alexanders, good king henry, miners lettuce, wild lettuce, globe artichokes, angelica, orange balm, lemon balm, wild thyme, strawberries, wild strawberries, carrots, fennel, hyssop, anise hyssop, echinacea, mugwort, Black Cumin, Dill, Coriander, Onion Chives, Garlic Chives, Elephant Garlic, Ramps, Salad Burnet, Lemon Grass, Chocolate Mint, Ginger Mint, Pineapple Mint, Thai Mint, Russian Tarragon, Italian Parsley, Curly Parsley, Mitsuba, Cardoon, Chinese Artichoke, Horse Radish, Lovage, Rocket, Oregano, kakabeak, Motherwort, Goji Berry, RADISH TOKINASHI (DAIKON), lettuce Ice plant, Onion Welsh white, marshmallow, cornflower, wildflowers, Wormwood, Canterbury bells, Mexican mint, marigolds (both tangente and calendula) Pennyroyal, Pink Orach, Phacelia, soapwort, valerian, balm of gilead, rosemary, sage, tagasaste, tansy, feverfew, yarrow, dock, crimson clover, tick beans, field peas, violets, lavender, sweet cicely, poppy, cow parsley, Egyptian walking onions, chamomile, French sorrel, skirret, burdock

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