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5 Antioxidant-Rich Fruits that Grow Anywhere

Always riper and more delectable than store-bought varieties, homegrown fruits offer superior flavor and nutrition. Try growing these five antioxidant-rich fruits in your garden.



Alpine strawberries offer intense flavor, can grow in almost any region of the country and make nice edging plants.
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Alpine strawberries are diminutive cousins of common garden strawberries. They have pointier fruits and more intense flavor with hints of pineapple.
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If blackberries don't stain your fingers when you pick them, they're not going to taste their best.
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Highbush blueberries dominate the market, but lowbush blueberries are generally smaller and sweeter.
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Along with fresh eating, grapes make jelly, juice, raisins, and, of course, wine.
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Though there are many types of plums, two types of European plum are most worth growing for fresh flavor: Prune plums and 'Reine Cluade' plums.
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