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    How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Passion Fruit

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    Passion fruit is a form of berry that grows on the passion fruit plant, also called the passionfruit vine. Passion fruit is easy to grow. Passion fruit belongs to a large family of vining plants, some are ornamental, and many produce edible fruits. The passion flower is among the most beautiful and striking flowers. The […] More

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    How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Cranberry Plants

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    Cranberries are not hard to grow if you give them the conditions they need. They require cool temperatures, soil rich in organic matter (acidic peat soil is best), and plenty of water. Because cranberries have specific requirements, home gardeners usually have the best success growing cranberries in containers or specifically constructed cranberry beds. Most often […] More

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    How to Plant, Grow, Prune, and Harvest Elderberry

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    Elderberry grows in home gardens. Elderberry is a large shrub or small tree that bears large clusters of small white or cream-colored flowers in late spring; these are followed by clusters of small, smooth, round black or blue-black berries in late summer. There are 200 species of elderberry growing around the world; some are edible […] More

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    How to Plant, Grow, Prune, and Harvest a Mulberry Tree

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    Mulberries look like blackberries, but they grow on a tree, not a bush. Mulberries are not difficult to grow once established. There are three kinds of mulberry trees: black, red, and white. Black mulberry fruit is large, 1 to 2 inches long, and juicy; they have an intense sweet-tart flavor. The tartness of black mulberry […] More

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    How to Plant, Grow, Prune and Harvest an Apricot Tree

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    The apricot is a delectable, sweet fruit. It is the first fruit tree to bloom in spring and the earliest to harvest in summer. Apricots like moderately cold winters but not late freezes. They like warm summers, but not too hot, and low humidity—very dry weather is good. Apricots are the sweetest when ripened on […] More

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    How to Plant, Grow, Prune, and Harvest Kiwifruit

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    Kiwifruits are easy to grow. They grow in clusters like grapes. Each is about the size of an egg or smaller. They have firm flesh like a melon and flavor that is a blend of melon, banana, lime, and strawberry. There are several kiwifruit varieties, some for growing in warm winter regions, some for growing […] More

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    How to Plant, Grow, Prune, and Harvest Olives

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    Olives grow best where summers are long, hot, and humidity is low. They are easy to grow and care for. There are dozens of olive varieties, the fruit varying slightly in size, shape, and flavor. Olives are too bitter to eat raw. They are either cured for table serving or pressed for cooking oil. The […] More

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    How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Pineapples

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    Grow pineapples in tropical or near-tropical gardens. Pineapples can grow indoors if it is warm and there is plenty of light. The pineapple plant is short and stout. It grows 2 ½ to 5 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide at maturity. It has strap-like leaves that are serrated with needle tips. The […] More

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    How to Plant, Grow, Prune, and Harvest Figs

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    Figs are one of the sweetest fruits. Figs can be purple, green, yellow, or white-skinned depending on the variety. The flesh can range from gold to deep red.  When ripe the moist flesh is intensely sweet and the skin is edible. Figs are easy to grow and mostly trouble-free. They grow best where winters are […] More

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    How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Papaya

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    Papaya is a fruit that is often enjoyed by people all over the world. It is known for its sweet and juicy taste, and it can be eaten as is or used in various recipes. One of the great things about papaya is that it is a fairly easy fruit to grow, and it can […] More

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    How to Plant, Grow, Prune, and Harvest Persimmon

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    Ripe persimmon makes a delicious breakfast food or snack, halved and eaten like a melon. Persimmons can also be sliced and used in winter salads or compotes. They can be pureed for sorbets, ice cream, steamed puddings, cookies, and quick bread. Persimmon trees are relatively easy to grow. They are tolerant of most soils as […] More

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    How to Plant, Grow, Prune, and Harvest a Cherry Tree

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    Cherry trees are hardy, deciduous plants. There are fruit-bearing cherry trees and ornamental flowering-only cherry trees. Fruit-bearing cherry trees bloom and set fruit in spring. The fruit is ready for harvest in early to early mid-summer. There are three types of fruiting cherry trees, sweet cherries, sour cherries, and Duke hybrid cherries. Sweet cherries have […] More