We should all be able to have a few fruit trees in our garden, regardless of the climate in our area. It is often thought that in those regions with a warm climate you can choose from a greater variety than in those that are colder; However, in every corner of the world we can find really delicious fruits.
So if you live in your garden winters are harsh, take a look at the following list of fruit trees resistant to cold and frost.
Hazel, whose scientific name is Hazelnut corylusis a deciduous tree that reaches 5 meters in height. It will grow wonderfully in deep and soft soils with a pH of between 5 and 5. It is an ideal species for cold climates, since supports up to -8ºC.
The cherry tree is a very ornamental deciduous tree. It grows up to 25 meters in height, but despite what it may seem, it is a plant whose trunk is rather thin, not exceeding 50cm thick. To the Prunus avium it likes cold very much, so much so that it needs a minimum of 900 cold-hours to flower, and withstands temperatures down to -22ºC.
Do you like plums? Then put a Prunus domestica in your garden. It grows to a height of 6 meters, making it perfect to have on small plots. It has deciduous leaves, and supports up to -10ºC. Of course, it is important that you water it often otherwise it could end up drying out.
The strawberry tree is one of those trees that, walking through the temperate forests, it is very possible that you have ever encountered it. Why not remember those moments by planting one in the garden? The I unite the trees It is a species of evergreen that grows up to 10 meters in height, and withstands frosts down to -6ºC. And if it was not enough, withstands short periods of drought reasonably well once established.
Walnut, scientifically known as Regal musicit is an imposing tree 25 meters high. Its leaves are deciduous, and supports well frosts down to -10ºC. It will live wonderfully in soils with a neutral pH, that is, between 6 and 5. So now you know, if you want a plant that gives you edible fruits and, also, a good shade in summer, this is your fruit tree.
Do you know other fruit trees that resist the cold?