Sacramento Landscaping: Recommended Edible Plants

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Annual Vegetables and Edible Flowers

It’s easy to eat local in the greater Sacramento area — everything grows here.  Here is a list of edible plants that do well in zone 9.

Cool Season– Can Withstand Light Frost

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Greens

  • rainbow chard
  • mustards
  • cabbages
  • lettuce
  • kales etc.

 

Flower Bud Vegetables

  • broccoli
  • cauliflower
  • root vegetables
  • carrots
  • beets
  • radishes

Also…

  • peas
  • nasturtiums
  • calendulas
  • pansies
  • winter wheat.

 

Warm Season — No Frost Tolerance

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  •  beans
  • cucumbers
  • eggplants
  • melons
  • peanuts
  • peppers
  • sweet potatoes
  • squash
  • tomatoes

Perennial Vegetables & Fruit

Herbaceous perennials

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  • artichokes
  • asparagus
  • cardoon
  • prickly pear cactus
  • garden strawberries

Woody trees, shrubs and vines

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  • almonds
  • low-chill apples
  • apricots, bamboo
  • blueberries
  • blackberries
  • sweet cherries
  • chestnut
  • most citrus
  • figs
  • grapes
  • Japanese persimmons
  • Japanese plums
  • kiwis
  • loquat
  • low-chill pears
  • olive
  • pecan
  • plums
  • peaches
  • nectarines
  • pineapple guava
  • pomegranates
  • raspberries
  • tea
  • walnuts

Herbs

Annuals

Cool Season — Can Withstand Light Frosts

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  • cilantro
  • parsley

Warm Season — No Frost Tolerance

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  • basils
  • anise
  • hyssop

Perennials

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  • chives
  • marjoram
  • mint
  • oregano
  • rosemary
  • sage
  • sorrel
  • French and lemon thyme

Plants recommended by Rosalind Creasy. Recommended Edible Plants for Zone 9 – Sacramento

 

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