The Q&A Archives: Fruit trees

Question: Someone said that pomegranates & kiwi would grow in my region. Is that true? Also what other unusual fruit trees grow in my region?

Answer: Persimmons, mayhaws, jujubes, pawpaws, medlars, quince, che fruit, akebia, passionfruits, mulberries, hardy kiwi, and pomegranates are among your choices. A good source of information as well as plants is the mail-order catalog Edible Landscaping, PO Box77, Afton, VA 22920; ph# 1-800-524-4156; web site<br><br>It s useful for you to know is the number of chilling hours for your region--for Raleigh, it is between 800 and 1000 hours.

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