Featured in Up Close this issue (Summer 2013, pg. 60), naranjilla (Solanum quitoense) is native to South America. This exotic delight, also called quito orange and golden fruit of the Andes, features fuzzy, purple-tinged leaves marked by prominent purple veins. It produces fuzzy, orange fruits that are grown commercially in tropical climates for their tart green juice. By Sarah Dorison, Photo by Josh McCullough
If you want to create layered, beautiful plantings underneath your trees, check out our how-to guide in this issue (Summer 2013, pg. 42). We include a listing of plants suitable for underplantings. Check out these additional web-exclusive options.
Jennifer and Elroy Carlson’s thriving landscape sits just north of downtown Seattle. In a neighborhood noted for its neatly manicured lawns and sheared junipers, they’ve built a beautiful, sustainable and edible urban landscape. Read the full story and see photos on pg. 32 of the Summer 2013 issue. Enjoy these additional photos of their landscape!