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A vigorous erect variety, late season, ripening mid-late August. Produces good crops of very large berries that are firm and light-blue in colour. The fruit is one of the largest produced by any blueberry cultivar. Excellent tart flavour. Darrow is a consistent high yielder when pollinated with other varieties & is fully hardy. The long bell-shaped spring flowers are white with a tint of pink & are produced in large clusters - three quarters of which will produce fruit. Leaves turn stunning shades of orange in autumn
Heavy cropping variety with a vigorous upright habit. Huge crops of large firm fruits with an aromatic flavour. The delicious berries are high in vitamins and ideal for freezing as they maintain their flavour. Superb display of pinky white, bell-shaped flowers in spring and outstanding autumn colour add to its appeal. This robust and reliable variety is also ideal for container growing.Self fertile, but cross pollination will encourage a greater yield.
Mid-late season variety with a tall, erect growth habit. A favourite with home gardeners with its high yield of sweet, small-medium sized fruit. Jersey is one of the most dependable varieties available producing consistently high yields of fruit. The fruit hangs in loose clusters for easy picking. The glossy green leaves turn bright yellow in autumn. An old-time favourite variety, late ripening, ideal for extending the season.Self fertile, but cross pollination will encourage a greater yield.
A superb variety – very hardy and vigorous mid-season red gooseberry. Hinnonmaki Red reliably produces heavy crops of large, sweet, red berries of excellent quality. It was specifically bred in Finland for hardiness and disease resistance and is particularly resistant to mildew making it ideal for organic growing. It is also a strong but slow growing variety so is ideal for small gardens. An excellent variety for dessert or culinary purposes.
Originating in Japan but also native to Korea and China, the Japanese Wineberry is a very handsome plant that has something to offer at most seasons throughout the year. The bright orange berries turn to crimson when fully ripe and have an unusual aromatic sweet-yet-tart taste. Ideal for eating fresh from the bush and also using in jams, jellies and desserts. The berries are encased by a calyx (protective shield) as they ripen and the stems of the wineberry are covered in a thick layer of golden bristles – these are not particularly sharp, but seem to be enough of a deterrent to birds. Can be used to good effect as an ornamental climber and the canes are an attractive red colour in winter, providing further interest following flowering and fruiting. Eventual height: 3m (9.8ft). Eventual spread: 2m (6.5ft). Cropping season: August. Self fertile.
Superb all-round variety. The red stalks are long & tender and are reputed to have the lowest content of oxalic acid of all rhubarb. Early maturing, establishes quickly. Can be harvested lightly in the first year by snapping or cutting the outer stalks, that will allow it to clump up for the following season. Excellent for forcing and very easy to grow. Hardy & disease resistant. Eventual height: 60cm (24in). Eventual spread: 1.2m (4ft). Self fertile.
Long established, popular main-crop variety producing an abundant yield of large thick red stalks. The stalks are not tough or stringy but are juicy and sweet with a tart punch! Excellent for pies & preserves. Very hardy variety and one of the easiest to grow. Can be cropped lightly in the first year then regularly from the second. A good low maintenance crop, well worth the effort! Will do best in a position of full sun. Eventual height and spread: 1m (3ft). Self fertile.
An early fruiting spine free variety with superb fruit quality. The fruits are large, firm, long and conical. They have a bright and attractive appearance and the juicy berries have a truly excellent flavour. Cropping potential is very high with the strong canes, vigour is moderate in comparison with other blackberries so if space is limited it is an excellent choice. Ideal for planting against a wall or a fence or growing in a container. The fruit is well displayed to make picking easy from the short, stout, fruiting laterals.
Mid season thornless variety. Generous cropper of medium to large sized fruit with excellent flavour. A vigorous but exceptionally manageable variety due to the thornfree branches making maintenance simple. For best results, plant in half shade or full sun although Merton will tolerate shade and soil with less than efficient drainage. Hardy but can be vulnerable to hard frosts on very exposed sites.
This mid season cropping variety. Vigorous upright growth reaching 4-6ft at maturity but can be kept compact by growing in a container. The high quality fruit has a good rich flavour and is borne in medium-large open clusters for easy picking. The firm berries are light blue in colour and are ideal for all purposes. Stunning bronze foliage in the autumn followed by attractive red stems in winter. Frost tolerant.Self fertile, but cross pollination will encourage a greater yield.
This mid-late season variety holds the distinction of being the worlds largest blueberry. The enormous firm berries ripen over a prolonged period – providing an extended harvest for up to six weeks, and have an excellent flavour. Fiery crimson autumn foliage.Self fertile, but cross pollination will encourage a greater yield.
Very good variety, heavy cropper producing medium sized fruit that has a velvety texture, firm flesh and excellent flavour. This fully hardy variety will tolerate heavy wet soils and cold weather. Foliage turns a fiery orange in Autumn.Self fertile, but cross pollination will encourage a greater yield.
Deciduous upright shrub with an arching bush growth habit. Produces small white/pink flowers followed by dark blue berries that have a sweet flavour. Eventual height and spread: 1.5m (5ft). Cropping season: August. Self fertile, but cross pollination will encourage a greater yield.
Originating from the famous Knott’s Berry Farm in California, this superb hybrid berry is a complicated cross between a blackberry, loganberry, dewberry and raspberry! It is vigorous and a prolific cropper. The fruit is round to oblong in shape and dark purple in colour, they have a unique flavour that combines the tartness fo good old-fashioned wild blackberries with a sweet hint of raspberry. The berries can be eaten fresh or used for bramble and apple jelly or pie fillings. Boysenberries are undemanding, disease/drought resistant and extremely easy to grow.
Pilgrim produces one of the largest and reddest fruits of any cranberry. It has a low growing spreading habit with attractive bronze coloured evergreen leaves – leathery in texture – that turn a rich red in autumn and winter. Pink red flowers in midsummer are followed by glossy, dark red berries with a distinctive tart flavour. Ideal for culinary use in sauces, compotes or juicing. The berries are rich in vitamin C and antioxidants. Suited to container growing and will also do very well in hanging baskets that suits its cascading habit. Pilgrim is one of the few cranberries that does not require boggy, saturated soil to produce high yields, acidic soil however is essential. Where conditions allow, Pilgrim will grow into an attractive sprawling and ornamental plant giving excellent ground coverage. Eventual height: 30cm (12”). Eventual spread: 75cm (30”). Cropping season: late September/October.
One of nature’s best kept secrets! Originating in the Himalayan highlands, it is thought to be one of the most powerful nutritional and anti-ageing foods. The attractive red berries have a mild, sweet liquorice flavour and contain more vitamin C than an orange! They can be eaten fresh or dried on their own, or put in with muesli. The fruit is also rich in anti-oxidants and trace elements. Hardy and drought tolerant, Gojiberries are extremely easy to grow and highly prolific. The berries are best harvested by gently shaking the branches to avoid damaging the fruit by hand picking. Eventual height: 3½m (11½ft). Eventual spread: 2m (6½ft). Cropping season: late summer through to first frosts. Self fertile.