2023 Edible Plant Sale(no longer accepting orders)

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It is time again to start ordering your fruit plants and trees. The N.C. Cooperative Extension-Caldwell County Center is now taking orders and will until sold out. Please know that the earlier you place your order the better chance we will be able to complete your request. Below is a description of what plants and trees will be available along with a link to the order form. As always, should you have any questions please contact the Caldwell Center at 828-757-1290 or sarah_christas@ncsu.edu.

View order form or come by the Caldwell Center and pick one up. If you would like us to mail you a copy, please call the office at 828-757-1290.


Varieties             Season                                                            Comments

Onslow (self-fertile)

Mid-season Lg Very good flavor, dark color The large berries are a dark blue color and is highly productive.



Early Med-Lg Very good flavor; medium color Upright; concentric ripening; medium color; rabbiteye type; 1-gallon container



Early-Mid Med-Lg Good flavor, light color Standard variety; productive; berries hold well; rabbiteye type; 1-gallon container


Varieties Type Season Comments
Chandler June bearing Early Great for fresh eating, jams, and freezing; vigorous grower
Eversweet Everbearing Late Large, sweet strawberries throughout spring, summer and fall. Especially tasty, bright-red cone-shaped berries can be enjoyed fresh or frozen
Ozark Beauty Everbearing Late

Fresh eating, canning, making strawberry jam or strawberry jelly, freezing



Varieties Type Season Comments
Triple Crown Trailing; thornless; floricane-fruiting Late Medium to large fruit with a distinct sweet flavor; long harvest season; vigorous grower; fruit does not store well.
Prime Ark 45 Erect; has thorns; primocane-fruiting; Late Firm, medium to large fruit that holds well; light harvest first fall; bears in either summer or fall depending on how plant is managed.
Natchez Erect; thornless; floricane-fruiting Early-Mid Very large, elongate fruit; good disease resistance.


Varieties Comments




It is a bronze self-fertile and contains 16% sugar. The Carlos muscadine vine is very vigorous, yielding large amounts of quality, medium size fruit.






The Noble muscadine vine is a black self-fertile variety that produces medium size fruit with good quality and large clusters.



Varieties Fruit Characteristics Comments
All-in-One Produces large tropical custard-like fruit which begins to ripen in late summer and peaks in September and October. Pawpaw trees grow best in fertile, well drained, slightly acidic soil(pH 5.5-7). Plan to provide ample water to pawpaw trees, especially during the establishment year.

FIGS- Celeste trees are SOLD OUT

Varieties Ripens Size Fruit Characteristics Comments
Brown Turkey July – Aug Small-Med Light coppery brown skin with amber pulp Productive plant; fruits on new growth; good fresh or canned
Celeste Mid July Small-Med Violet or light brown skin with strawberry pulp Ripens over a long period; good fresh, canned or preserved


Varieties Ripens Characteristics Comments
Victoria Summer Large, tender stalks Vigorous, upright grower; some root rot resistance

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