Plant Profiles - Balkan Ecology Project. Fruit tree guilds - San Diego Permaculture (San Diego, CA. Hi Marianne, When planning fruit tree guilds the main points to consider in choosing guild plants include: Choosing plants that attract pollinators, discourage pests, boost soil tilth and fertility, reduce root competition, conserve water, balance fungal populations to counter disease and grow well in your climate.
The trees you mentioned can all be included in guilds and the guava and grape vines can also be included in hedges and the vine layer of an edible food forest. The central element of a Fruit Tree Guild is the Fruit Tree! The larger the tree the more associated guild plants it will support. 2,000 Year Old Food Forest in Morocco. Mediterranean Suburban Food Forest. Mediterranean Climate Permaculture Guild. 610 Kirby plant list. Mediterranean and Mild Subtropical. Mediterranean and Mild Subtropical: Southern and Coastal California Southern and central California has a mild climate well suited to perennial vegetables.
This region corresponds with USDA Zones 8–10 and Sunset Zones 7–9, 14, 15, 16, and 18–25. Perennial in all of the Mediterranean and Mild Subtropical zone: