Berries & Grapes
Midseason, sweet, firm berry. Upright and quite compact bush, with fruit borne on the outer periphery. Chilling requirement is estimated at 400-500 hours.
Early season. In the West Misty is quite vigorous, growing very well on the coast and in the inland heat. This especially flavorful fruit does well in areas with chilling as low as 150 hours and all areas with mild winters and hot summers.
Pink Lemonade offers something unique in edible fruits. White translucent berries mature to a luscious bright pink and taste wonderfully sweet with a firm, clear texture. 'Pink Lemonade' will produce farther south than many traditional blueberry cultivars. Berry color and flavor will attract both gourmet cooks and those seeking a culinary novelty. However, it is the beauty of the plant that will earn respect of gardeners everywhere.
Excellent flavor. Nearly evergreen in mild winter climates. Bears fruit nearly year-round. Vigorous plant to 6 ft. Dime-sized dark blue fruit.
Exceptional berries with superb flavor. Florida native with vigorous, upright character. Performs well in California, both inland and coastal. Prefers light sandy soils.
Great flavored firm berries. Ripens May 10 through June 15 at Gainesville, Florida. Semi-dwarf evergreen bush with great fall color. Showy hot pink flowers fade to white in spring. Self-fruitful.
Pink-blushed flowers produce a large crop of large, sweet, juicy berries on a compact, mounded shrub. Perfect for massing in the landscape or featuring in large tubs. Self fertile, though planting another variety may yield a more prolific harvest. Semi-evergreen in mild climates.
Spring's white, bell-shaped flowers give way to an abundant summer crop of delicious, sweet blueberries. Glossy leaves range in color from peachy pink to orange to emerald green. Evergreen in most climates, with rich eggplant purple winter foliage.
Breathtaking shades of pink mixed with blue and deeper greens transition in winter to an iridescent turquoise blue hue. Large, sweet berries with robust flavor ripen in mid-summer.
Black Butte: It has a very large berry, to 2" in length. Harvests early, can be several weeks ahead of common varieties. Well suited to warmer climates.
Black Satin: Vigorous, very productive plant. Large berries. Midseason producer, July in most areas. Requires some support due to heavy cropping and limber, semi-trailing plant structure.
Boysenberry: A hybrid of blackberry, raspberry, dewberry and loganberry. Very large berry up to 2.5", dark maroon in color with an intense, tangy, sweet flavor. Excellent quality with few seeds and a pleasant aroma. Vine-like trailing growth habit. Harvest through summer. Self-fruitful.
Jewel: Produces compact clusters of large to very large fruit. Rich raspberry flavor. Very high quality, good for pies, preserves and fresh use. May-June harvest. Vigorous, hardy vines are the most disease resistant of all black raspberries. Upright habit, no support required. Self-fruitful.
Marion Berry: Medium to large size firm, sweet, bright berries. Excellent for fresh and dessert use. Rated by many as the best pie berry. Long harvest June through summer. Very long, vine-like canes require support. Self-fruitful.
Navajo: Superb flavor in a small berry. Fruit is firm with significantly smaller seeds than other thornless varieties. Upright canes require no support. Upright, thornless.
Triple Crown: Semi-trailing, thornless. Medium to large flavorful berries. Dense foliage prevents sunscald. Vigorous vines to 15’ require support. Very productive, reliable harvests. Widely adapted, excellent home garden variety.
Baba: Everbearing Red Raspberry - Extra large berries up to 1 1/2" long. Wonderful warm weather variety particularly well suited to southern California's coastal and inland valleys. Fine flavor and good for all uses. Bears heavy crop May-July with a smaller late summer crop through fall. Hardy to zero degrees. Self-fruitful.
Heritage: Everbearing - Large, sweet, dark red berries. Mild flavor and excellent quality. Good for all uses. Moderate early crop in June, July. Heavier late crop August through fall. Berries keep well on or off the vine. Upright growth habit. Self-fruitful.
Indian Summer: Medium to large dark red berry. Rather soft, but very tasty. Well adapted for heavy soils. Good for canning, freezing, preserves, and jams. Everbearing. 3-8 feet tall x 5 feet wide.
Fall Gold: Everbearing - Hybrid of Taylor X wild Korean mountain berry X Fall Red. Large to very large golden berries of excellent flavor. Extremely sweet and soft textured. Very adaptable and winter hardy. Harvest June through fall. Self-fruitful.
RASPBERRY X BLACKBERRY
Olallie: A cross between Youngberry and Loganberry, classified as a blackberry. Large, elongated fruit with unique sweet-tart flavor: a long-time California fruit stand favorite for fresh-eating, pies and jams. Vine-like (trailing) structure, requires support. Lower chilling requirement than Boysen. Takes up to two years to bear.
Consort Black: Small and compact bush that grows 4-5 feet tall and wide. Grows clusters of medium size currants. Berries mature in June.
Red Lake: Produces large dark red berries on medium to long fruit clusters. Prefers cooler climates. Vigorous, upright grower. Often used as fruiting hedges. Ripens early July. 3-5 feet x 3-5 feet.
Wilder: Large clusters of pale red, medium sized berries. Very attractive long lived plant with dense foliage and yellowish flowers in drooping climates. Very hardy and productive, mildew resistant. Prefers rather cool, humid, shady areas. Not suitable for hot climates. 3-5 feet tall x 2-4 feet wide.
Black Velvet: Produces heavy crops of delicious large and sweet deep purple berries. These berries resemble blueberries when allowed to fully ripen on the vine. Very mildew and disease resistant along with being very winter hardy.
Hinnonmaki: Medium-sized red berry that has a slightly tangy skin and very sweet flesh. The bush has an upright growing habit and is mildew and disease resistant. More adaptable to warmer winter climates.
Large, purplish-black, sweet, crisp. Does not require as much summer heat as Thompson. Use fresh or for raisins. Early midseason. Self-fruitful. Cane or spur prune.
Large, round and colored blue black with seeds. Cold hardy. Ripens late August to mid September.
Versatile, long-time favorite American grape. Blue-black berry with rich, distinctive flavor, used for table, juice, jelly and wine. Self-fruitful. Cane prune.
Medium-sized, light red. Crisp, sweet, excellent flavor. For fresh use or raisins. Needs hot summer. Ripens before Thompson. Vigorous. Self-fruitful. Cane or spur prune.
Most popular grape in CA, AZ. Fresh and raisins. Pale green, very sweet. Thin the clusters for larger berries. Needs plenty of heat. Self-fruitful. Cane prune.
Clusters of fruit are large and compact with seeds. Juicy and sweet fruit. Ripens in August.
Late season red wine grape with small, black, strongly flavored berry. Vigorous, upright vine. Self-fruitful. Cane prune.
For white burgundy wines. Small round berry. Best quality where summers are cool. Vigorous vine, Very cold hardy. Self-fruitful. Cane prune.
Black berry, used for distinctive red wines. Best quality in cooler regions. Self-fruitful. Cane or spur prune.
Reddish black grape produces rich wines of intense flavor and color. Ripens mid season.
For fruity red wines. Medium size, round, juicy, reddish-black berry, early midseason. Prefers mild winters, cool summer. Heavy bearing. Self-fruitful. Cane or spur prune.