Realeyes Farm Permaculture Design – Desired Species

by | Dec 14, 2013 | Farm, Permaculture/Homesteading, Plants | 2 comments


 

Trees:

Persimmon (fruit)

Italian Alder (Nitrogen Fixing, timber)

Black Locust (N-fixing, Lumber, Firewood)

Osage Orange (Timber, Firewood, Fence)

Thornless Honey Locust (Honey flavored pods, wood)

Hybrid Poplar (fast growing, firewood)

Chinese Chestnut (Nut production)

Korean (Siberian) Nut Pine

Hickory (nut, timber)

Pawpaw (Fruit)

Hardy Pecan

Black Walnut

Willow (Rooting Hormone, Fodder)

Apple

Pear

Peach

Apricot

Plum

Cherry

Mulberry (animal fodder)

 

Shrubs:

Hazelnut

Currant (shade tolerant berry)

Goumi (berry, N-fixer)

Gooseberry

Aroniaberry

Lingonberry

Service Berry (Saskatoon)

Siberian Pea Shrub (N-fixing, Animal fodder)

Spicebush (Spice, tea)

Elderberry (native)

New Jersey Tea (Soap from leaves, N-fixer, tea)

Northern Bayberry (wax for candles)

Jostaberry

Honeyberry

Rugosa Rosa (edible rose hips, vigorous)

Cornelian Cherry (edible fruit, vigorous)

Highbush Cranberry

Bladdernut

Autumn Olive (berry, vigorous, N-fixer)

Serviceberry (saskatoon)

Raspberry, Blackberry, Blueberry etc.

 

Herbs:

Comfrey (Nutrient Builder, Medicinal +more)

Stinging Nettle (Nutrient Builder, Medicinal +more)

Bird’s Foot Trefoil (N-fixer, Insectary)

Turkish Rocket

Wild Leeks (Nutrient Builder, Edible Roots and Leaves, Native)

Jerusalem Artichoke (edible roots/tubers, windbreak, vigorous!)

Wintergreen (Evergreen groundcover, berries, nutrient builder, native)

Yarrow (multifunction)

Lovage

Bergamot

Echinacea

Anise Hyssop (multifunction)

Aster (multifunction)

Milk Vetch (nutrient builder (selenium!))

Sea Kale (edible green)

Bee (Lemon) Balm (multifunction)

Catmint

Garden (wild, alpine) Strawberry

Mints (difficult to control)

Wild Ginger (multifunction, groundcover)

Amaranth (winter storage chicken feed)

Good King Henry (perennial spinach)

Asparagus

Rhubarb

Fennel

Lupin (erosion control, nutrient builder)

False Indigo

White Dutch Clover (groundcover, N-fixer)

Daikon Radish (cover crop, break thru hardpan)

Chives (pest repellant)

Daffodils (pest repellant)

Everbearing strawberry

 

Vines:

Grape

Hardy Kiwifruit

Groundnut (edible tuber, Nutrient Builder, Native, Groundcover)

Hog Peanut (edible tuber, N-fixer, Native, Groundcover)

Hops (leaves, tea, beer)

 

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