Since 2010 we have planted at the Farm several thousands of plants including bushes, fruit trees, flowers, vegetables, etc.

Let’s see in details which are the main fruit plants at La Fattoria dell’Autosufficienza.
In the apple orchard and in all swales we planted:

-Apricot trees: both ancient and different varieties
-Sour cherry trees
-Ciliegio: both ancient and different varieties
-Persimmon trees
-Figs: different varieties
-Jujube trees
-Golden raspberry plants
-Red raspberry plants: different varieties
-Almond tree
-Apple trees: both ancient and different varieties
-Hazel tree
-Walnut tree
-Pear tree: both ancient and different varieties
-Peach tree: both ancient and different varieties
-Balckcurrants: different varieties
-Redcurrants: different varieties
-Chester blackberry plants
-Elmleaf blackberry plants
-Loch Ness Blackberry plants
-White willows
-Plum trees: both ancient and different varieties
-Gooseberry plants: both ancient and different varieties

On many swales we have planted wild apple, pear and cherry trees that will be grafted in 2013.

The bush that surrounds the apple orchard is composed by the following plants:

Trees
Qty       species
20         chestnut trees
20         rowans
20         service trees
20         wild service trees
20         elders
100

Inner bushes
Qty       species
40         Cornelian cherry trees
40         Common hornbeams
40         Spindle trees
40         Common barberries
40         Common dogwoods
40         Hazel trees
40         Buckthorns
40         Guelder-roses
320

Thorny external bushes
Qty      species

70        Common hawthorn
70        Buckthorns
120      Pyracantha “Orange glow”
70        Wintergreen barberries
70        European wild pear
70        Blackthorns
70        Jerusalem thorns
70        Dog-roses
70        trifoliate oranges
70        Sea buckthorns
70        Jujubes
820

1660

La Fattoria dell’Autosufficienza is a certified organic farm

Since October 2011 La Fattoria dell’Autosufficienza has been officially certified as organic farm by IMC – Istituto Mediterraneo di Certificazione – (Mediterranean Institute of Certification). This means that after a 2-year-conversion period we have been declared suitable for organic farming.
code:                    GB60
company name: LA FATTORIA DELL’AUTOSUFFICIENZA S.R.L.
country:               Italy
Town:                   Bagno di Romagna
province:             FC

regulated activities:     produzione vegetale
reference law:               Reg. CE 834/2007
first check:                    July 22nd 2009
latest update:               November 6th 2011
forage production: (1.31 ha), arable grazing lands (7.61 ha)
orchards: (1 ha)

Below you can find the list of plants we requested to the Italian State Forestry Corps

Acer campestre Ligustrum vulgare Ulmus minor
Acer monspessulanum Liquidambar styraciflua Viburnum lantana
Acer obtusatum Lonicera caerulea Viburnum tinus
Alnus glutinosa Lonicera caprifolium
Alnus incana Lycium barbarum
Alnus rubra Maclura Pomifera
Amelanchier alnifolia Morus alba
Amelanchier alnifolia semiintegrifolia Ononis spinosa

Amelanchier Laevis Ostrya carpinifolia
Amelanchier lamarkii Paliurus spina-cristi
Aronia melanocarpa Passiflora coerulea

Berberis spp Populus alba
Buddleja davidii Populus nigra
Carpinus betulus Populus tremula
Carpinus orientalis Prunus avium
Castanea sativa Prunus brigantina
Celtis australis Prunus cerasifera
Celtis occidentalis Prunus cerasus
Cercis siliquastrum Prunus spinosa
Colutea arborescens Prunus tomentosa
Cornus canadensis Pyracantha coccinea
Cornus capitata Pyrus pyraster
Cornus elliptica Quercus cerris
Cornus kousa Quercus Ilex
Cornus kousa chiniensis Quercus ilex ballota
Cornus mas Quercus petraea
Cornus officinalis Quercus robur
Cornus sanguinea Rhamnus alaternus
Corylus avellana Rhamnus catharticus
Cotinus coggygria Ruscus aculeatus
Crataegus monogyna Salix alba
Cytisus scoparius Salix apennina
Eleagnus angustifolia Salix capraea
Eleagnus umbellata Salix cinerea
Euonymus europaeus Salix eleagnos
Fagus Sylvatica Salix purpurea
Sambucus nigra
Fraxinus angustifolia Sambucus racemosa
Fraxinus excelsior Sorbus aria
Fraxinus ornus Sorbus aucuparia
Fraxinus oxycarpax Sorbus domestica
Genista tinctoria Sorbus torminalis
Ginkgo biloba Spartium junceum
Hippophae rhamnoides Tilia cordata
Humulus lupulus Tilia cordata
Ilex aquifolium Tilia platyphyllos
Juglans Regia Tilia x europaea
Laburnum alpinum Ulmus campestris
Laburnum anagyroides Ulmus glabra