Fruit Bushes: Soft fruit /Top fruit covers a wide variety of different plants. Fruits in general are small sweet and fleshy berries that are formed in abundance on different plants right through the Summer season. Our most common known varieties include strawberries, raspberries, red/ black currents, gooseberries and rhubarb.
The raspberry is the edible fruit.Raspberries were a midsummer crop. Raspberries thrive in well-drained soil with a pH between 6 and 7 with ample organic matter to assist in retaining water.It is easy to grow and has a tendency to spread unless pruned
- Raspberry Mailing Leo
- Raspberry Mailing Jewel
- Raspberry Autumn Blisa
- Blackberry Loughness
Rhubarb Timperly Early
Although redcurrants are closely related to blackcurrants, they are in fact grown more like gooseberries. These plants do well in northern regions and will tolerate part shade, although the fruits will ripen more quickly and taste sweeter if given some full sun.
- -Redcurrant Juniper
- -Redcurrant Red Start
- -Redcurrant Red Lake
- Blackcurrant Ben Alder
- Blackcurrant Ben Cannon
- Blackcurrant Malling Jet
Blueberries are relatively easy to look after. Keep the compost moist, but not soggy wet, and don’t allow the compost to dry out. If you can, water blueberries with rainwater
Not only are blueberries very productive, they also provide an ornamental feature because of their glorious autumn colours.
They can be grown in the garden, but also make very popular container fruits.
- Blueberry Herbert
- Blueberry Bluecrop
Cranberries are a group of evergreen dwarf shrubs or trailing vines.Cranberries are low, creeping shrubs or vines up to 2 metres long and 5 to 20 centimetres in height they have slender, wiry stems that are not thickly woody and have small evergreen leaves. The flowers are dark pink.
- Cranberry Pilgrim
- Cranberry Early Black
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