What We Do: Orchard

An Orchard in the City

Apple from the orchard.The Central Avenue Gardens orchard is located at the north end of the property and boasts a wide range of fruit-bearing species with an emphasis on native trees and shrubs. Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (KIB) donated the trees and shrubs for the orchard, as well as provided volunteers for planting. KIB continues to be a wonderful source of support: thank you, KIB, for making this gift to our gardens and to the community!

What’s in the Orchard?

Our orchard has begun bearing fruit. Here is a list of what we  harvest:

  • Serviceberries
  • Apples
  • Peaches
  • Nectarines
  • Paw Paws
  • Pecans
  • Gooseberries
  • Currants
  • American Plums
  • Persimmons