Blackberries & Other Berries

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  • Purple Chokeberry

    Purple Chokeberry – Potted

    £8.99
    (1 Plant)

    Super delicious, super healthy – a real super berry
    An attractive easy to grow deciduous shrub producing clusters of purple/black edible berries during the summer followed by beautiful red and yellow autumn foliage. Purple Chokeberry (aronia berry) has been described as one of the most healthiest fruits, high in antioxidants and Vitamin C. It is reported to have 3 times the antioxidants of the Blueberry and has handsome levels of minerals, vitamins, and dietary fibre.

    Number of plants: 1 (potted)

    Planting & growing tips: Dig a good sized hole and pop your plant in just below ground level and cover with soil. Can be grown in pots or large containers initially, however you will need to increase the pot size as the plant begins to establish itself. We will also include a handy grow guide packed full of advice to help you look after your new plants.

    Ready to harvest: Aug-Mid Sept

    In the kitchen: Delicious in smoothies, added to your cereal or in muffin or pancake batter.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. This plant will arrive in a 9cm pot.

  • Goji Berry

    Goji Berry – (Potted)

    £8.99
    (1 Plant)

    The humble goji berry is a nutritional powerhouse
    These are a fantastically beautiful plant to have in your garden: delicious, nutritious, and easy to grow. They’ll grow in almost any type of soil even if it is poor, as they are used to mountainous regions in the Himalayas.

    Unique among fruits because they contain all essential amino acids, goji berries also have the highest concentration of protein of any fruit. They are loaded with vitamin C, contain more carotenoids than any other food, have 21 trace minerals, and are high in fibre. Boasting 15 times the amount of iron found in spinach, as well as calcium, zinc, selenium and many other important trace minerals.

    Number of plants: 1 (potted)

    Can be grown in: Dig a good sized hole and pop your plant in just below ground level and cover with soil. Can be grown in pots or large containers initially, however you will need to increase the pot size as the plant begins to establish itself. You will receive full growing instructions with your plant.

    Ready to harvest: Aug-Sept

    In the kitchen: The Goji berry is so versatile. Brew them in fresh tea, enjoy them raw, use them in juices and smoothies. Dry them out and add them to your cereals or your flapjack or muffin mixture. Delicious!

    Can be delivered from: May -September.  This plant will arrive in a 9cm pot.

  • cranberry

    Cranberry – Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Potted)

    £9.99
    (1 Plant)

    A reliable grower with good frost and disease resistance
    This is the most widely grown variety of cranberry as it is well known for its reliability and resistance to frost and diseases. It’s a self-fertile variety producing beautiful deep red fruits with a lovely tangy flavour.

    Number of plants: 1 (potted)

    Variety: Vaccinium Macrocarpon

    Planting & growing tips: Dig a good sized hole and pop your plant in just below ground level and cover with soil. Can be grown in pots or large containers initially, however you will need to increase the pot size as the plant begins to establish itself. You will receive a growing guide with your plant.

    Ready to harvest: Aug-Mid Sept

    In the kitchen: Cranberries come into their own around Christmas but are good for much more than accompanying the turkey. Their sour flavour lends itself well to both sweet and savoury dishes, as well as in smoothies, juices and cocktails.

    Can be delivered from: Late April to July. This plant will arrive in a 9cm pot.