More people are investing in fruit trees-apple, plums. Peaches, cherry, pears.
Easy to grow, they require
- Full sun
- Good well-drained soil
- Some need a pollinator, of opposite variety, such as MacIntosh apple will not pollinate another MacIntosh apple tree.
Most trees are semi-dwarf which means ease in picking and does not require too much space.
Small fruit bushes are also gaining in popularity- currents, strawberries, gooseberries, rhubarb, asparagus & so on.
Everyone enjoys the fruits of their harvest and the lovely scented flowers in spring are a bonus.