Future Forests: Soft Fruit. Available by mail-order. Updated 9th February 2018  

BlackcurrantsAutun BlissGooseberry LevellerBlueberriesGooseberry Whinhams

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Bare-root Fruit Bushes are only for sale when dormant, from late October to early April.

  for container grown FRUIT suitable for year round planting. please see POTTED FRUIT
  Aronia potted 9cm pot @ 6   NEW this season
  Aronia mitschurini 'Amit' Black berries in September to eat raw or more often processed. Brilliant autumn foliage
  Asparagus bareroot 2 year crowns   2.50 each ~ 10 for 20    
  Conover's Colossal   Good flavour and reliable. Allow plants to build up for at least 1 yr
info  Blueberries 9cm pot @ 6    1lt pot @ 8    2lt pot @ 10     3lt pot @ 12
  Highbush varieties.     Need acid soil, best results obtained with a mix of varieties
  Blue Crop 1lt    8 Early to mid season, heavy cropper, good flavour
  Bluejay 2lt  10 Flowers late, Good flavour and reliable cropper
  Goldtraube 2lt  10 Mid season variety, very heavy cropper
  Jersey 9cm  6 Late season variety. Heavy and reliable crops
  Patriot 9cm  6
1lt    8
Vigorous and productive early cropper
  Pink Lemonade 3lt    12 A pink blueberry !   with excellent flavour
  Quantity Discount : A mix of Jersey & Patriot in 9cm pots ~  5 plants for 25
  Azores Blueberry    
  Vac cyl. Blau Pearl 9cm  6 Semi evergreen, yellow flowers, blue black fruits
  Cranberries 9cm pot 6 each Cranberries need moist boggy conditions
  Early Black An early variety with large juicy red/purple fruit Self fertile
  Pilgrim SOLD OUT Large red fruit, reddish brown autumn foliage Self fertile
  Currants bareroot 4.50 each   ~  10 for 40 Varieties listed in order of fruiting
Pic Blackcurrants   Ben Sarek, Malling Jet,  Ben Tirran Self fertile, fruit on new wood
  Redcurrants   Jonkeer Van Tets, Rovada, Red Lake Self fertile, fruit on old wood
  Whitecurrant   Blanka Self fertile, fruit on old wood
  Figs potted    
  Brown Turkey 2lt 12 Reliable outdoors, green brown skin, sweet Self fertile  Aug-Sep
  Sultane 3lt 15 Dark skin and dark flesh Self fertile  Aug-Sep
  Gooseberries bareroot 4.50 each   ~  10 for 40 All self fertile
  Black Velvet   Sharp red fruits, vigorous bush, heavy crops, mid July
  Hinnomaki Red   Dual purpose red fruits, disease resistant. mid July
Pic Invicta   Pale green, good for cooking and dessert, late July
Pic Leveller   Large fruit with exceptional flavour, late July
  Pax   Large red fruit, cook or eat, almost spineless late July
  Goji Berry bareroot 8 each  
  Lycium barbarum   Small red fruits rich in nutrients. likes well drained soil, not too rich
  Grapes bareroot   10 each  
  Black Hamburg   large bunches of sweet grapes, best indoors
  Madeline Angevine   Early, white outdoor grape  
    2lt pot 15 each  
  Himrod   White seedless grape, indoor or outdoor in shelter
  Vanessa   Red seedless grape for outdoors or under cover
  Honeyberry 2lt pot 12 each    
  Lonicera caerulea Seedless dark blue fruits to eat fresh or for preserves
  Amur   grows 4 to 6ft. needs another variety for pollination
  Silginka   Rounded compact form to 5ft  
  Huckleberry 9cm pot 6 each   NEW this season  
  Vaccinium ovat. Moris Small sweet / sharp fruits. Evergreen, needs acid soil
info Hybrid & other Berries    
  To train along wires etc    
  Blackberry Lochness 9cm pot   5  & 3lt pot  8
Thornless with large fruits  from late August  
  Boysenberry bareroot   5  & 2lt pot  8
Large purple fruit July to August
Blackberry x Loganberry
  Japanese Wineberry 9cm pot   5   NEW this season
Attractive arching canes, delicious wine red berries
Rubus phoenicolasis
  Loganberry bareroot   5  & 3lt pot  8
Easy to grow and excellent for jam
  Tayberry 3lt pot  8
Large dark red fruits late July into Aug
Blackberry x Raspberry
  To grow as a bush    
  Jostaberry bareroot   6
Fruit like giant blackcurrants in July
Blackcurrant x Gooseberry
  Worcesterberry bareroot   6
Vigorous, thorny, purple fruit for jam & wine
Gooseberry x Blackcurrant
  To grow as groundcover  
  Balloon Berry 12cm pot   12   NEW this season
Fine fruiting groundcover, perfect for jam
Rubus illecebrosus
  Kiwi Fruit 9cm pot 6 each   
  Actinidia del. 'Solissimo' Large sweet fruit, vigorous climber, needs warmth Self fertile, late summer
  Actinidia arguta 'Issai' Small round tasty fruits with smooth edible skin. Vigorous, for a warm wall Self fertile, late summer
  Lingonberry   Low evergreen, pink flowers, fruit tastes like cranberry. Acid soil, good ground-cover
  Vaccinium vitis 'Koralie' 1lt pot 8 each  
  Vac. 'Little Miss Cherry' 3lt pot 12 each  
info Raspberries bareroot 1 bundle of 10 canes for 12  sold in bundles of 10 of one variety
  Malling Jewel   Dark fruit, good disease resistance early July - early Aug Cut back in autumn
  Glen Ample   Excellent flavour, heavy crops late July - Aug  Cut back in autumn
  Malling Leo   Large firm berries, great flavour August  Cut back in autumn
  Autumn Bliss     Large red fruit, heavy crops, good disease resistance late Aug - Oct   Cut back in spring
  All Gold   Autumn fruiting, golden yellow raspberries Sept - Oct. Cut back in spring
  Rhubarb bareroot 3 each ~ 4 for 10 Rhubarb needs good rich soil
  Champagne   Early variety, pink stems good for forcing  
  Victoria   Very old variety, good quality, high yields  
  Saskatoon Berry potted 1.5lt @ 12   NEW this season  
  Amelanchier anifolia 'Krasnjarskaya' Dark pink to blue berries in July with sweet refreshing taste self fertile
  Sea Buckthorn
bareroot 2-4ft bushy   12 each       Hippophae rhamnoides
2lt pot
15 each
  Hip. rham. 'Askola'
Hip. rham. 'Pollmix'
Strong shrub, deep orange red fruits rich in vitamins ripen end of August. Tough & hardy.
Prune to keep a good shape. One male will pollinate several females
  Strawberries bareroot 1 to 9 plants  1 each
10 to 49 plants   85 cent each
50 to 99 plants   70 cent each
100 or more plants 50cent each
  Cambridge Favourite   Reliable old variety Varieties listed in order of fruiting
  Elsanta   Large glossy orange red fruit  
  Symphony   Heavy crops extend the season to late July  
  Strawberries 9cm pot 4 each   NEW this season  
  Fram-berry   A new variety, Strawberry with a taste of Raspberry
  Snow White   Tastes like a cross between a Strawberry & a Pineapple !
  Strawberry Fruiting Myrtle 2lt pot  12 each    also known as Chilean Guava
  Ugni molinae = Myrtus ugni Evergreen bush, small red fruits in autumn have a strawberry flavour.
Supposedly Queen Victoria's favourite fruit !
self fertile, best on acid soil
  Starting your own Fruit Garden ?  
    We are offering a Soft Fruit Collection for just 35
We will select
hardy and reliable varieties suitable for a small garden as follows:
    3 Currant Bushes, mixed  
    2 Gooseberry Bushes, mixed  
    2 Rhubarb stools  
    10 Raspberry canes  
    10 Strawberry plants  
      A great way to introduce children to the garden !   
They will be able to sample some fruit this summer and good crops thereafter......
      For Bare-root Tree Fruit    click here   
      For Potted Fruit               click here