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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Ziziphus jujubaJujube43
Ficus caricaFig, Edible fig, Fig Common42
Malus domesticaApple52
Prunus salicinaJapanese Plum21
Prunus dulcisAlmond, Sweet almond43
Punica granatumPomegranate, Dwarf Pomegranate44
Prunus persica nucipersicaNectarine43
Citrus latifoliaCitrus Tahitian Lime42
Prunus armeniacaApricot43
Prunus armeniaca mandschuricaManchurian apricot43
Abutilon x hybridumChinese Lantern, Flowering Maple30
Arbutus unedoStrawberry Tree42
Callistemon citrinusCrimson Bottlebrush, Red Bottlebrush, Lemon Bottlebrush20
Camellia japonicaCamellia, Common Camellia, Japanese Camellia32
Camellia sasanquaCamellia, Sasanqua camellia31
Carpinus betulusHornbeam, European hornbeam, Common Hornbeam, European Hornbeam02
Carpinus carolinianaAmerican Hornbeam, Blue Beech, Ironwood, American Hornbeam11
Cedrus deodaraDeodar, Deodar cedar02
Cedrus libaniCedar Of Lebanon11
Chaenomeles speciosaJapanese Quince, Flowering quince32
Chimonanthus praecoxWinter Sweet21
Chiococca albaWest Indian Snow Berry, David's rot, Skunk-root, Snowberry.02
Chrysobalanus icacoCoco Plum, Paradise Plum42
Citrus reticulataMandarin, Tangerine, Unshu orange, Satsuma Orange,Temple Orange, Tangerine33
Citrus sinensisSweet Orange43
Citrus x paradisiGrapefruit, Pomelo, Pamplemousse41
Clerodendrum trichotomumChou Wu Tong, Harlequin glorybower, Ferruginous clerodendrum, Harlequin Glory Bower13
Crataegus aestivalisEastern Mayhaw, May hawthorn, Mayhaw, Apple Hawthorn32
Crataegus canbyiCockspur hawthorn, Dwarf Hawthorn, Cockspur Hawthorn22
Crataegus crus-galliCockspur Thorn, Cockspur hawthorn, Dwarf Hawthorn22
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