Fruit tree selection / planting guides
We have acquired 3 acres and were wanting to plant a variety of fruit trees on a portion in January/February. Looking at a section that gets good sunlight.
Marion County Oregon
Thank you for reaching out to Extension. Do you know your Soil Classification and Soil Type? This may impact your option. Please see the first publication below which will explain that in more detail. I am also including additional resources to get you started, feel free to circle back with follow up questions.
Site Selection and Preparation for Orchards:
Growing Fruit Trees and Nuts: (This publication will cover variety selection and will answer your persmmon question). https://catalog.extension.oregonstate.edu/ec819/html
A collection of publications that will help at all stages of orchard development: https://extension.oregonstate.edu/gardening/berries-fruit/home-orchard-concepts-start-finish
Fruit Tree Management: Search our library of resources https://extension.oregonstate.edu/crop-production/fruit-trees