Berries and Brambles

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Berries are the perfect fruit – not only are they great to eat, versatile in their usage and add fabulous colour to desserts and baked goods, but they are packed with nutrients including good doses of Vitamin C, fibre and antioxidants. They are really easy to grow, occupy only as much space as you are willing to give them, and produce prolific quantities of fabulous fruit. They make jolly jars of jam and cheerful chunks of chutney when you have a bumper crop.  

There is a wide range of Berries to choose from, some of which are known as Brambles, due to the fact that they have thorny or spiny canes and branches. Brambles are those tasty, colorful delights of early summer and autumn. The genus Rubus is divided into many species that include raspberries, blackberries, dewberries, loganberries and boysenberries. Berries include strawberries, blueberries and gooseberries. 
 

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Picture of Morus Alba Pendula
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aka Weeping Mulberry

Desirable, weeping form of the highly ornamental Mulberry tree. The glossy large heart shaped leaves always look fresh. Small edible fruits appear in spring and are loved by birds! Give this special tree the space to spread its lovely pendulous branch formation. Deciduous.

 

Colour: Assorted
Habit: Pendulous
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: Std 2m

Morus Alba Pendula

New stock arriving beginning of July, 2021. Pre-order now. Estimated price $79.99 each. Payment when stock arrives.

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Morus Alba Pendula

New stock arriving middle of July, 2021. Pre-order now. Estimated price $89.99 each. Payment when stock arrives.

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aka NZ Cranberry Syn Ugni Molinae

AKA as Chilean Guava or NZ Cranberry. A reliable little shrub with tight small leaves in an attractive bronze green shade. Little white flowers in spring are followed by fragrant edible berries. Easy to grow, clips well so can be used for topiary or hedging. Evergreen.

 

Colour: White
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1m x 1m

Myrtus Ugni

Current Stock Height: 5/10 cm  ? 

Container: tube  ? 

$5.99

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aka Raspberry

One of summers great delights, great in home gardens. Very large fruit ripening in summer with good flavour and firmness. Plant against a fence where support is given. Frost tolerant. Deciduous. H2m.

 

Colour: White
Habit: Upright canes
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2m x 1m

Raspberry Aspiring

Current Stock Height: 20 cm

Container: 3l  ? 

$26.99

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aka Raspberry

Small firm rosettes of dark black berries. Easily removed when ripe. Upright canes, rose type leaves, simple small white flowers followed by sweet delicate dark fruit. A strong productive plant, spreads quickly, easy to grow. No spines. Self fertile. Harvest Dec - Feb Deciduous.

 

Colour: White
Habit: Bramble upright canes
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2m x 0m

Raspberry Ebony

Current Stock Height: 50/55cm  ? 

Container: 3l  ? 

$26.99

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aka Raspberry Red

This variety has firm quality berries with a lovely flavour. The berries will change colour post harvest. Ripe from Autumn -suitable to prune for a second harvest. A strong grower that doesn't have to be supported. Plant in a sunny spot. Deciduous.

Raspberries fruit on 2nd year 'canes' i.e. older wood. They love well rotted organic matter and will fruit best when given a well balanced fertiliser in early spring. -after autumn fruiting cut back the cane 1/3, and you can have a 2nd fruiting in spring.
Suitable for warmer areas including Auckland/Northland

 

Colour: White
Habit: Spreading
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.5m x spreads

Raspberry Heritage

Current Stock Height: 80 cm

Container: 2.4l  ? 

$29.99

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A high yielding, mid-season Raspberry with medium sized berries. The fruit comes away from the bush readily, making harvesting easy. This variety has a high resistance to fruit rot. Plant in a sunny sheltered position in soil that does not completely dry out in summer. Deciduous.

Most Raspberries fruit on 2nd year 'canes' i.e. older wood. 'Nootka' also fruits on new growth. You will need to provide a support framework for the 'canes' to grow against. Raspberries love well rotted organic matter and will fruit best when given a well balanced fertilizer in early spring.

 

Colour: White
Habit: Spreading
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.5m x spreads

Raspberry Nootka Singles

Current Stock Height: 30/50 cm  ? 

Container: 1.3l  ? 

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aka Bramble

An excellent variety of summer Raspberry with almost thornless 'canes' and bright glossy berries with an excellent flavour. Bred with good resistance to fruit rot. The fruit ripens in early summer. Plant in a sunny sheltered position. Deciduous.

Raspberries fruit on 2nd year 'canes' i.e. older wood. They need a support framework for the 'canes' to grow against. They love well rotted organic matter and will fruit best when given a well balanced fertilizer in early spring. It is also important that the soil does not completely dry out in summer.

 

Colour: White
Habit: Spreading
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 100cm x spreads

Raspberry Skeena

Current Stock Height: 20/40 cm  ? 

Container: pb8  ? 

$19.99

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Raspberry Skeena Singles

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Tulameen Raspberries are a widely grown commercial variety that also does exceptionally well in a domestic fruit garden, producing heavy crops of large berries. These are bright and glossy and have an excellent flavour.

Unlike Regular Canes, Long Cane plants must NOT be cut back after planting. The canes should be left intact as supplied. They will then develop fruit-bearing side shoots at the top of each cane which will flower and produce fruit for picking in the first season after planting at the same time as new growth (next year's fruiting wood) is thrown up from the root stock. N.B. In subsequent seasons, treat as Regular Canes.

 

Colour: White
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.8m x 1.8m

Raspberry Tulameen

Current Stock Height: 80 cm

Container: 2.4l  ? 

$29.99

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Raspberry Tulameen

Current Stock Height: 15/20 cm  ? 

Container: 3l  ? 

$26.99

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aka Raspberry

Raspberries are one of summer's great delights and are an ideal home garden plant for most temperate areas of New Zealand. They are easy to grow and very rewarding.

Spring frost can damage flowers and fruit. Harvest Dec - Jan
Suitable for warmer areas including Auckland/Northland

 

Colour: White
Habit: Arching canes
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.5m x 0m

Raspberry Waiau

Current Stock Height: 30/40 cm  ? 

Container: 3l  ? 

$26.99

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'Wilamette' is a reliable, older variety with large deep red fruit with a nice sharp tang. Ripe from Autumn and suitable to prune for second fruiting. Plant in a sheltered sunny position in soil that does not completely dry out in summer. Deciduous.

Raspberries fruit on 2nd year 'canes' i.e. older wood. They need a support framework for the 'canes' to grow against. They love well rotted organic matter and will fruit best when given a well balanced fertiliser in early spring. -after autumn fruiting cut back the cane 1/3, and you will have a 2nd fruiting in spring

 

Colour: White
Habit: Spreading
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.5m x spreads

Raspberry Willamette

Current Stock Height: 30/50 cm  ? 

Container: pb8  ? 

$19.99

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Raspberry Willamette Singles

Current Stock Height: 30/50 cm  ? 

Container: 1.3l  ? 

WAS $9.99
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