Tree of 40 Fruit

A Tree of 40 Fruit, a single tree that grows 40 different varieties of stone fruit including peaches, plums, apricots, nectarines, and cherries; and possibly an orchard of endangered fruit trees.
Sam Van Aken
Assisted by Daniel Wilby.
USA

Tree Diagrams

Tree Diagrams

(above) A diagram for a full grown tree that is five years old. (below) The four diagrams for the trees that were part of Agrikultura. The trees are designed based ... More Information
Sam Van Aken collecting cuttings for Tree of 40 Fruits workshops

Sam Van Aken collecting cuttings for Tree of 40 Fruits workshops

On 20 July, Sam Van Aken visited the incredibly beautiful Fredriksdal Open Air Museum in Helsingborg where he met with head gardener Sarah Utter, and collected cuttings from several older varieties of ... More Information
Trees of 40 fruit planted

Trees of 40 fruit planted

Sam's apple and cherry trees have been planted by Lars Qvint's students at Hvilan utbildning. Sam will be assisted by Daniel Wilby, who will collect and write backstories to the ... More Information
One plum tree and one apple tree

One plum tree and one apple tree

To begin the process of "building" the Tree of 40 Fruit, Sam van Aken will first plant a single tree, which will be grafted during the course of Agrikultura. We ... More Information