Plumcot anyone? Heres 11 unusual fruit trees and bushes for the experimental gardener
Whats with the weird and unusual fruit?
Perhaps you have tasted some of the many strange fruit crosses
that are now available. Are you tempted to plant your own unusual fruit tree or bush? If so, February is a great time to plant. You might even find bare root plants
to keep your costs down. These curiously addictive fruit crosses are generally created from hybrids rather than selective breeding through genetic engineering of DNA.
In other words, the new fruits arise from cross-pollination of two plants from the same species or genus.
Heres a round-up of the most commonly found alternative fruit crosses. You can decide for yourself whether the tree or bush is the right one for you.