The following plants have been shown to survive extended periods of time without supplemental water. This list is based on our own experience and research. Plant survivability at your site may vary depending on climate and soil conditions.
Please keep in mind that while the fruiting plants listed may be able to survive lengthy periods of time without watering, productivity, fruit quality and size may suffer. Developing this list is an ongoing process and we’d love to hear your experiences with these and other plants.
At OGW we offer a diversity of food plants and their companions from around the world. We offer unique and rare fruit and nut trees, shrubs, and vines. We've been sharing our passion for edible plants and organic gardening since 1994. We are a family owned and operated nursery in Portland Oregon. We ship our seeds & plants to all 50 states. At our retail garden center we offer seasonal fruit tasting, preservation and plant care classes as well as hold events in the community. We support local food sovereignty- grow your own One Green World!