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(Cantaloupe, Sierra Cantaloupe)

The classic muskmelon, ‘Sierra Gold’, has been a garden favorite since it was first introduced in 1950. Its golden orange flesh is sweet and fragrant. Mature fruits are oval, approximately 3 pounds and have green skin with tan netting. It takes approximately 80 to 85 days to produce harvestable fruits, and summer warmth needs to last at least ten weeks for fruit production.

Melons are tropical annual vines with long, spreading stems that cling via springy tendrils. Their big lobed leaves are...

(Muskmelon )

The prolific hybrid muskmelon 'Super 45' boasts extremely sweet, firm flesh of salmon-orange. The vines are resistant to powdery mildew and produce 3- to 4-pound fruits. Melons are ready for harvest 80 to 88 days after sowing seeds. The oval fruits also resist cracking and store and ship well, making it a good commercial farm variety.

Muskmelons are tropical annual vines with long, spreading stems that cling via springy tendrils. Their big lobed leaves are coarse, fuzzy and medium to deep...

Image of Cucumis metuliferus photo by: Dezidor, Wikimedia Commons Contributor

Dezidor, Wikimedia Commons Contributor

(African Horned Cucumber, Blowfish Fruit, Jelly Melon, Kiwano Melon)

If you've already had success growing melons and cucumbers, try growing the closely related African horned cucumber or jelly melon. This annual vine is native to sub-Saharan Africa where it thrives along river edges as well as open, rocky, upland locations. Its funny looking edible fruits may be bitter or non-bitter. Non-bitter types are edible and may be tart or have a mild, fruity flavor likened to a cross between a banana and pineapple. Bitter forms are absolutely inedible, so it's important to...

Image of Cydonia oblonga photo by: Jessie Keith

Jessie Keith

(Quince)

Long cultivated for its fragrant, tasty fruit, this small, slow-growing deciduous tree from western and central Asia is also notable for its lovely spring flowers and its picturesque multi-trunked habit.

The simple oblong-oval leaves flush light green in spring, soon followed by large, five-petaled, white or pale pink blossoms that are visited by bees. The leaves mature to dull medium green with fuzzy, paler undersides. The pear-shaped to apple-shaped, fuzzy-skinned fruits ripen by early autumn,...

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James H. Schutte

(Quince)

A small, slow-growing deciduous tree from western and central Asia, quince has long been cultivated for its tasty fruits, its lovely spring flowers, and its picturesque multi-trunked habit. The cultivar 'Smyrna' bears large, white-fleshed, pear-shaped fruits.

The simple oblong-oval leaves flush light green in spring, soon followed by large, five-petaled, white or pale pink blossoms that are visited by bees. The leaves mature to dull medium green with fuzzy, paler undersides. The fuzzy-skinned...

Image of Dimocarpus longan photo by: Scott Bauer, USDA/ARS

Scott Bauer, USDA/ARS

(Longan)

Casting dense shade from its glossy, dark green leaves, longan produces clusters of sweet, spicy, edible fruits with shiny, dark seeds inside called “dragon’s eyes”. The tan fruits are often compared to lychees in taste and appearance. This tree naturally inhabits the forests of southern Asia, from India eastward to China. When mature, it becomes quite tall and develops a broad, spreading canopy. The dense, richly colored wood of longan is also valuable and typically used for furniture making and...

Image of Eriobotrya japonica photo by: TL

TL

(Japanese Plum Loquat, Loquat)

Prized for its tasty fruits, loquat is a broad, spreading evergreen tree or large shrub from eastern Asia. Its ornamental leaves are large, glossy dark green above and paler green or gray beneath with distinct veins. New growth is woolly. Loquat bears fragrant but unimpressive whitish flowers in late autumn and yellow-orange, edible fruit in spring. Fruits are either sweet or tart and used for preserves, baking, or eating fresh off tree.

Loquat does well in moist, well-drained soils in full sun...

(Advance Dwarf Loquat, Loquat)

Loquat is a rounded dwarf tree or small shrub producing flavorful fruits native to extreme eastern Asia. Its ornamental leaves are large, glossy dark green above and paler green or gray beneath with distinct veins. New growth is woolly. 'Advance' bears many fragrant but unimpressive whitish flowers in late autumn and yellow edible fruit in spring. Fruits are numerous, juicy, mildly acidic and have excellent flavor. This is a late season bearer, and needs another loquat for pollination.

Advance...

(Big Jim Loquat, Loquat)

Big Jim loquat is a broad, spreading evergreen tree producing tasty fruits native to extreme eastern Asia. Its broad leaves are large, glossy dark green above and paler green or gray beneath with distinct veins. New growth is woolly. 'Big Jim' bears fragrant whitish flowers in autumn and flavorful, oblong orange edible fruit with flesh tasting much like a very mild-flavored peach.

Big Jim loquat does well in moist, well-drained soils in full sun to partial shade. Protect the tree from wind...

(Champagne Loquat, Loquat)

'Champagne' is a broad, spreading evergreen loquat tree producing tasty fruits native to extreme eastern Asia. Its narrow leaves are long, glossy dark green above and paler green or gray beneath with distinct veins. New growth is woolly. Loquat bears fragrant white flowers in late autumn and pale gold to deep yellow fruit in mid to late spring. Fruits are numerous but thick skinned, oval to pear-shaped and have a sweet mild flavor best used in jelly preserves. This cultivar's fruits are often misidentified...