A selection of raspberries, blackberries, logans, blueberries, currants and other edible berries for the garden.
Ripens: February - March Jostaberries are a cross between a black currant and a goosberry. Size of the fruit is in between it's parents and the flavour is also a mixture. Sweet but tangy, this fruit is great eaten fresh but ideal for jam, pies and preserved. The bush is thornless, growing up to 1.5m, can be easily trained onto a trellis. Bird protection essential!
Ripens: February - March Large translucent ruby red berries ripen on bunches and can be easily tickled off when ripe. Crop heavily and over a long season, redcurrants have a spritely balance of acid and sweet. can be eaten fresh and used in drinks, jams, pies. Bird protection essential!
Ripens: February - March Amazing tasting plump black / purple berries. Grows as a spreading bramble, with trailing canes reaching up to 3m in length. A cross between a blackberry and a dewberry, developed by BM Young in Louisiana USA 1905.
Ripens: February - March A superb rich flavoured dark berry, famous for making cordial, but also wonderful in jams, pies, muffins, cakes, wines, syrups. Bird protection essential!
A native to Tasmania (Tasmannia lanceolata) forming a shrub or small tree 1-3m. This is the male required for pollination. See the female listing for more information.
Ripens: March A native to Tasmania (Tasmannia lanceolata) forming a shrub or small tree 1-3m. Grown for it's edible pepper corns, which when dried are a great substitute for black pepper. Form an attractive tree, with red stem and small ovate dark green peppery leaves. Small white flowers in summer, forming berries in Autumn. The female forms the berries, but needs a...
Ripens: March - April An autumn fruiting raspberry, large good quality fruit and high yeild. Used for extending the fruiting season. Used for eating fresh, jams, frozen. 10 canes per bundle. Regarded as one plant for shipping purposes.
Ripens: December A summer fruiting raspberry, heavy cropping with good quality fruit. Generally start ripening in December for 4 weeks and a small crop later in early Autumn. Used for eating fresh, jams, frozen. 10 Canes per bundle. Regarded as one plant for shipping purposes.
Ripens: March - April An Autumn fruiting variety. Red, plump good quality fruit. Used for eating fresh, jams, frozen. 10 Canes per bundle. See our article on growing raspberries.