What fruit trees grow well in Maine?
Also question is, what fruits grow well in Maine?
Apples and hybrid plums are the most winter hardy and can be grown in most locations. Peaches, cherries, pears, Japanese plums, and apricots are better adapted to southern and coastal areas, but have been known to survive in colder locations under the right conditions.
One may also ask, can lemon trees grow in Maine? There are many hardy varieties that can be grown much farther north or inland. If your citrus trees are planted in containers and moved to protected locations during cold weather, you can even grow them in Minnesota or Maine.
Similarly one may ask, can you grow a banana tree in Maine?
Bananas that are more tender to cold are referred to as "tropical". Both can be grown successfully in Portland, they just require different care during the winter. Both types of bananas grow fast and produce big leaves, and if summers are long and hot enough, we may see flowers as well.
Can you grow cherry trees in Maine?
Despite its cold (and long) winters, Maine has an ideal climate in which to grow several cherry tree varieties, including the black cherry, early Richmond cherry, sandcherry western and Nanking cherry trees. The best time to plant cherry trees in Maine is in the spring.