FOOD FORREST: Food Forests have become rather popular in Permaculture circles. At A.V.B.G. we started planting our Food Forest over a decade ago.

Alta Vista Gardens is all about creating habitats for wildlife. Toward that end, we are planting a wide variety of fruits, herbs and other food sources from around the Globe. Here is a partial list...

Botanical Name

Common Name

Location at A.V.G.

 Origin

Annona cherimola

Cherimoya

Upper Jungle Garden

Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador and Peru

Annona squamosa

Sugar Apple

Lower Jungle Garden

Tropical Americas and West Indies

Aprium  'Tasty Rich'

 

 

 

Arbutus menziesii

Pacific madrona

Mediterranean Garden

Western North America

Arbutus unido

Strawberry Tree

Mediterranean Garden

Mediterranean Region

Butia capitata

Jelly Palm, Pido Palm

Desert Garden

Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay

Citrus medica sarcodactylus

‘Fingered’ Buddha Hand Citron

Upper jungle Garden

Tropical Asia

Citrus reticulata Blanco

Tango Mandarin

Children's Garden

UC Riverside Hybrid (originally S.E. Asia & Philipines)

Citrus x hystrix

Kaffir Lime

Pan Asian Garden

Laos, Indonesia, Malasia & Thailand

Coffea arabica 'Kona'

Kona Coffee

Upper Jungle Garden

Hawaii

Colocasia esculenta

Taro

Jungle Ponds

South East Asia

Cyanococcus

Blueberry

Tropical Fruit Garden

North America

Diospyros kaki

Fuyu Persimmon

Pan Asian Garden

China, Japan

Eriobotrya japonica

Loquat

Central Jungle Garden

Brazil

Eugenia uniflora

Surinam Cherry

Central Jungle Garden

Tropical America

Feijoa sellowiana, Acca sellowiana

Pineapple Guava

Children's Garden

South America

Ficus carica

Edible Fig Tree

Mediterranean Garden

Med. Region and Asia Minor

Fragaria

Strawberry

Children's Garden

 

Harpephyllum caffrum

Kaffir Plum

Lower Jungle Garden

South Africa

Hylocereus sp.

Dragon Fruit, Pitaya Fruit

Upper Jungle Garden

Central America

Inga edulis

Ice Cream Bean Tree, Monkey Tamarind

Upper Jungle Garden

Brazil

Jubaea chilensis

Chilean Wine Palm

Upper Jungle Garden

Chile

Malpighia glabra

Barbados Cherry, Acerola

Central Jungle Garden

Southern Florida, West indies Central America

Mangifera indica 'Manila'

Manila Mango

Upper Jungle Garden

Southeast Asia and India

Manihot esculenta ‘Dulcis’

Tapioca, Manioc

Upper Jungle Garden

Brazil

Mentha aquatica

Water Mint

Jungle Stream and Ponds

North America

Monstera deliciosa

Mexican Breadfruit, Swiss Cheese Plant

Upper Jungle Garden

Mexico

Moringa oleifera

Horseradish Tree

Upper Jungle Garden

Northwestern India

Morus alba 'Pakistan'

‘Pakistan’ Mulberry

Reception Lawn

Central and East China

Murraya koenigii

Curry Tree

Central Jungle Garden

India and Sri Lanka

Musa ‘Jamaica Red’

‘Jamaica Red’ Banana

Upper Jungle Garden

Jamaica

Musa acuminata x balbisiana

Blue Java Banana, Ice Cream Banana, Hawaiian Banana

Upper Jungle Garden

South East Asia, North Australia

Musa acuminata x 'Lacatan'

Lacatan Banana

Upper Jungle Garden

Philippines

Musa basjoo

Japanese Fibre Banana

Upper Jungle Garden

China

Musa 'Burmese Blue

Burmese Blue Banana

Upper Jungle Garden

Burma

Musa Enano Gigante

Dwarf Giant Banana

Upper Jungle Garden

 

Musa 'Orinoco'

Orinoco Banana

Upper Jungle Garden

 

Musa 'Thousand Finger'

Thousand Finger Banana

Upper Jungle Garden

Hawaii

Musa x iholena 'Haa Haa'

Ha'aha'a Banana

Upper Jungle Garden

Hawaii

Ochna thomasiana

Micky Mouse Plant

Upper Jungle Garden

South Africa

Olea europaea

Olive

Lower Jungle Garden

Mediterranean Region

Opuntia

Prickly Pear

Desert Garden

Americas

Pachira aquatica

Money Tree, Malabar Chestnut

Upper Jungle Garden

Central and South America

Passiflora edulis

Purple Passion Fruit

Children’s Garden

Brazil, South America

Persea americana 'Hass'

Hass Avocado

Tropical Fruit Garden

Mexico

Phoenix dactylifera

Date Palm

Upper Jungle Garden

Mediterranean Region

Physalis peruviana

Poha Berry, Inca berry, Aztec berry,  Peruvian groundcherry

Tropical Fruit Garden

South America

Pimenta diosia

Allspice

Central Jungle Garden

West Indies and parts of Central and South America

Piper auritum

Yerba Santa, Hoja Santa, Mexican Pepperleaf

Upper Jungle Garden

Mesoamerica

Plinia edulis (Marlierea edulis)

Cambuca'

Lower Jungle Garden

Brazil

Plum-Cot 'Flavorella'

 

 

 

Prunus armeniaca 'Blenheim'

Blenheim Apricot

Children's Garden

North Eastern China

Prunus ilicifolia x lyonii

Catalina Cherry

California Natives Garden

California Channel Islands

Prunus persica ‘Santa Rosa’

Santa Rosa Plum

Children’s Garden

Persia

Prunus salicifolia

Capulin Cherry

Central Jungle Garden

Mexico

Prunus subhirtella Pendula

Weeping Flowering Cherry Tree

Pan Asian Garden

Japan

Psidium cattleianum

Strawberry Guava

Upper Jungle Garden

Hawaii

Punica granatum 'Fleshman'

Fleshman Pomegranate

Mediterranean Garden

Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East

Punica granatum 'White'

White Pomegranate

Mediterranean Garden

Persia

Pyrus calleryana

Callery Pear

Pan Asian Garden

Japan

Pyrus malus

Hybrid Apple: Beverly Hills, Fuji, Anna, Darcet Golden

Children's Garden

Western Asia

Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Tuscan Blue’

‘Tuscan Blue’ Rosemary

Labyrinth

Mediterranean Region

Rubus fruticsus

Blackberry

Children's Garden

North America

Sambucus mexicana

Mexican Elderberry

West of Garden House

California Native

Syzgium cordata

Water Berry

Lower Jungle Garden

Central and Southern Africa

Syzygium aqueum

Water Apple

Lower Jungle Garden

Soth India and Eastern Malysia

Syzygium jambos

Malabar Plum, Rose Aplle, Malay Apple

Central Jungle Garden

Southeast Asia

Syzygium luehmannii

 Riberry, Lilli Pilli, Cherry Satinash,

Tropical Fruit Garden

Australia

Vitus vinifera

Grape

Mediterranean Garden

Mediterranean Region

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