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A life long passion for plants helped create Oikos Tree Crops. Only a new crop can come from new seed. Our plants represent the time tested tradition of growing plants outside the realm of orchard environments and other highly manipulated management systems that require a lot of human input just to survive.

Wild Strawberries-Unstoppable in Flavor and Vigor

Wild strawberries are one of those fruits that seem just too tiny to collect. Once tasted it is impossible not to harvest.

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A life long passion for plants helped create Oikos Tree Crops. Only a new crop can come from new seed. Our plants represent the time tested tradition of growing plants outside the realm of orchard environments and other highly manipulated management systems that require a lot of human input just to survive.

Time to Prune: Stem Density and the Life of the Pawpaw Colony

Pawpaws are easy to grow but what happens in the course of thirty years could create a challenge. What is going on in that pawpaw grove?

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A life long passion for plants helped create Oikos Tree Crops. Only a new crop can come from new seed. Our plants represent the time tested tradition of growing plants outside the realm of orchard environments and other highly manipulated management systems that require a lot of human input just to survive.

Beach Plums – The Durable and Delicious Species Plum

Beach plums can grow inland throughout most of North America and thrive under drought conditions and survive late frosts.

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A life long passion for plants helped create Oikos Tree Crops. Only a new crop can come from new seed. Our plants represent the time tested tradition of growing plants outside the realm of orchard environments and other highly manipulated management systems that require a lot of human input just to survive.

Beach Plums Without the Beach Newsletter

Growing beach plums is surprisingly an easy crop to grow even without a beach. It all started with a few plants from New Jersey.

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A life long passion for plants helped create Oikos Tree Crops. Only a new crop can come from new seed. Our plants represent the time tested tradition of growing plants outside the realm of orchard environments and other highly manipulated management systems that require a lot of human input just to survive.

Edible Perennials: Shiawassee Sunchoke, Maypop, Wild Bean

Maypop, Wild Bean and Shiawassee Sunchoke are featured in this newsletter.

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A life long passion for plants helped create Oikos Tree Crops. Only a new crop can come from new seed. Our plants represent the time tested tradition of growing plants outside the realm of orchard environments and other highly manipulated management systems that require a lot of human input just to survive.

The Oak: Our February Newsletter

This newsletter highlights oaks and the nut crops they produce along with those who helped us on our way to our oak plantings.

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A life long passion for plants helped create Oikos Tree Crops. Only a new crop can come from new seed. Our plants represent the time tested tradition of growing plants outside the realm of orchard environments and other highly manipulated management systems that require a lot of human input just to survive.

The Oaks: Acorns Create a New World

Collecting acorns and growing a wide variety of oaks has been a mission of mine since the beginning of Oikos Tree Crops. Here are a few discoveries surrounding the Quercus genus.

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A life long passion for plants helped create Oikos Tree Crops. Only a new crop can come from new seed. Our plants represent the time tested tradition of growing plants outside the realm of orchard environments and other highly manipulated management systems that require a lot of human input just to survive.

The American Persimmon Moves North

The American persimmon with its high energy fruit can grow and fruit far north of its range with a little help from humankind.

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A life long passion for plants helped create Oikos Tree Crops. Only a new crop can come from new seed. Our plants represent the time tested tradition of growing plants outside the realm of orchard environments and other highly manipulated management systems that require a lot of human input just to survive.

Perennial Vegetable Catalog-10 % Off Coupon

Request our newest catalog and see what new types of perennial vegetables we are growing for the 2020 season.

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A life long passion for plants helped create Oikos Tree Crops. Only a new crop can come from new seed. Our plants represent the time tested tradition of growing plants outside the realm of orchard environments and other highly manipulated management systems that require a lot of human input just to survive.

Perpetual Potato Harvest, New Sunchoke Varieties, Seed Crops are In

New seed crops as well as our newest perennial vegetables are available this fall yet and next spring.