Small fruit shrubs

COUNTRY BLOOMS GARDEN CENTRE SMALL FRUIT SHRUBS

Our Warranty– Country Blooms will guarantee to replace once free of charge any shrub for the value of the original price that fails to live for one year from the date of purchase, providing the death is not caused from animal, mechanical, frost, hail or wind damage.

BLUEBERRY

This collection of blueberries includes some of the hardiest and most productive varieties on the market. Fresh fruits, including Blueberries, contain many naturally occurring antioxidants such as Vitamin C and Although, blueberries are self-fertile, cross-pollination produce the best fruit crop (larger berries and larger yields) For optimal pollination and yield, plant more than one variety with the same bloom time. Winds cannot transfer the heavy sticky pollen. Bees are the pollinators.

Bluecrop

HT:4’-6’ FT
SP:4-6 FT

Moderate growing shrub with large, lightblue berries. Self-pollinating high yields that are generally crack and disease resistant. Ripens mid-season. Beautiful red fall foliage and red stems. Flowers provide nectar for pollinators and branches provide shelter and nesting sites for birds. Semi-evergreen.

Container Size:  1 Gallon, Zone 3. $14.95

Chippewa 

HT:80-100cm/32-40 IN SP:100cm/40 IN.

Upright, hardy for with earliest, mid-summer, large, sweet blueberry. White blooms in spring and glossy green foliage turns red in fall. Prefers moist, acidic well-drained soil. Better yields with cross pollination.

Container Size:  1 Gallon, Zone 3. $14.95

Duke Blueberry

HT:150-210cm/5’-7’ FT.
SP:150-210cm/5’-7’ FT.

Is an early-season variety and is extremely popular. It is high-yielding and hardy. The attractive fruit is medium to large, light blue, and slightly tart. Berries maintain their uniform quality.

Container Size:  1 Gallon, Zone 3. $14.95

Northblue Blueberry

HT:  75cm/ 30 IN. 
SP:  100cm /40 IN.

Dwarf plant with white blooms in spring and glossy foliage which turns red in fall. Large, dark, mid-season blueberries. Superior for processing. Better yields with cross pollination. Prefers moist soil.

Container Size:  1 Gallon, Zone 3$14.95

Northcountry Blueberry  

HT:  60cm / 24 IN. 
SP:  100cm /40 IN.

Wild flavoured, large, sweet, late-season blueberry. Better yields with cross-pollination. White blooms in spring and glossy green foliage turning to red in fall add ornamental value. Prefers moist, acidic well-drained soil.

Container Size: 1 Gallon, Zone 3.  $14.95

Northland Blueberry   

HT:  1.25M/ 4FT  
SP:  100cm /40 IN.

Hybrid for sub-zero climates. Mid-to-late season berry small, dark blue fruit and wild berry flavour. Scarlet-red fall foliage on low spreading habit. Better yields with cross-pollination. Ripens after Northblue. Prefers moist acidic soil.

Container Size: 1 Gallon, Zone 3.  $14.95

Patriot Blueberry

HT: 4-5FT  
SP: 4-6 FT.

Produces large crops of blue, dusky blue fruit with form flesh and plenty of flavor. This variety ripens intermittently so you will have multiple harvests as your bush consistently produce large crops. It is self-pollinating, but it does produce better when planted with another variety that blooms at the same time.

Container Size: 1 Gallon, Zone 3.  $14.95

Pink Lemonade Blueberry

HT:4’-6’ FT
SP:4-6 FT

Here is a sweet treat to delight both the eye and the palate. These delicious berries add sweetness and delectable colour to desserts. Bred by the USDA, this beautiful fruiting shrub serves as an attractive ornamental with white-pink flowerings in spring and crisp red-orange foliage in autumn. “Pink Lemonade” is self-pollinating, and berries ripen mid to late season.

Container Size:  1 Gallon, Zone 3. $14.95

Top Hat (dwarf) Blueberry

HT:60-75cm/24-30 IN.
SP:45-60cm/18-24 IN.

Is a dwarf rounded deciduous shrub, with small oval green leaves turning attractive orange in fall. In late spring, a profusion of white flowers give way to clusters of medium-sized, firm, dusky blue blueberries which ripen mid-season (early mid-summer). It is a self-pollinating variety. It is recommended that more than one be planted to ensure maximum pollination, and largest yields.

Container Size:  1 Gallon, Zone 3. $14.95

CHERRY

Pink Candles Nanking Cherry

HT:  2-2.5M / 6.5-8 FT.   
SP:  1.25M / 4 FT.

Pink blossoms completely cover upright stems before foliage appears in spring. Fuzzy green leaves and small sweet edible red cherries in late summer. Prefers a moist, well-drained soil. They are self-pollinating, but does not set fruit very well when by itself. Best to plant 2 or more Nanking Cherries together.

Container Size: 2 Gallon, Zone 2$32.95

ELDER BERRY(EDIBLE)

Black Beauty

HT: 2.5 M/ 8 FT. 
SP: 2M/ 8 FT.

Hardy with intense dark purple foliage from spring to fall. Pink spring blooms have a sweet lemon fragrance. Edible black berries in late summer. Described as a “Japanese Maple of the North.” Drought tolerant once established. Cross-pollination

Container Size: 2 Gallon, Zone 3.  $32.95

GOJI BERRY

Goji Berry

HT: 2.5-3M /8-10 FT.
SP:  3.55 M/ 10-12 FT.

Trumpet-shaped purple blooms develop into bright red edible berries, from summer until heavy frost. Self-pollinating. Requires well drained soil. Drought tolerant once established. Fast growing shrub for soil stabilization. Cross-pollination.  

Container Size: 1 Gallon, Zone 3$16.95

GRAPES

This selection of Grapes varieties are Self-Pollination.

Beta Grape

HT:  5M / 16 FT. 
SP:  5M / 16 FT

Extremely hardy, heavy producer.  Compact clusters of blue-black, seeded mid-season grapes.  Excellent for juice, wine or jelly.  Lobed, yellow fall foliage and shaggy twisting trunk.  Requires a support structure.  Self-pollinating.  Prefers a moist, well-drained soil.  Self- Pollination

Container Size:  1 Gallon, Zone 3. $19.95

Marquette Grape

HT:  5M / 16 FT. 
SP:  6M / 20 FT.

One of the hardiest wine-making grapes. Abundant clusters of seeded blue-black fruits ripens in September – tart until full ripe. Use as a screen or for shade with support. Very disease resistant. Prefers moist, well-drained soil. Self Pollinating.

Container Size:  1 Gallon, Zone3. $19.95

Minnesota Grape

HT:  5M /16 FT. 
SP:  5M /16 FT.

Extremely hardy, sweet red-purple seeded grape with larger fruit than Beta. Best hardy grape for eating, jellies and juice. Requires a support structure and protection in Zone 3 or colder. Self-pollinating. Prefers a moist, well-drained soil. 

Container Size:  1 Gallon, Zone 3. $19.95

Valiant Grape

HT:  5M /16 FT. 
SP:  5M /16 FT.

Hardy plentiful compact clusters of dark purple, seeded grapes which mature in early fall, (earlier than V.  riparia ‘Beta’).  Used for juice, jelly and vines.  Large-space vine.  Requires support structure.  Self-pollinating.  Prefers a moist, well-drained soil. 

Container Size:  1 Gallon, Zone 3. $19.95

GRAPES

HAskaps requires cross pollination from an unrelated variety in order to set fruit. Borealis is female and Berry Bee is male. Which makes them compatible to cross pollinate.

Haskap Berry (Borealis) Female

HT: 1.5-2M/5 FT. 
SP: 1.5-2.1M/5FT

Dark blue, cylindrical fruit in spring ripens in early summer. Best when hand-picked. For use in juice, wine or jelly – slightly tart. Excellent pollinator for Borealis, Tundra or Indigo Haskaps. Excellent mildew resistance. Prefers a moist, well-drained soil. Pollination (Male Haskap)

Container Size:  1 Gallon, Zone 2. $14.95 

Haskap Berry (Berry Blue) Male

HT: 1.5/5 FT.
SP: 1.5M/5FT

Dark blue, cylindrical fruit in spring ripens in early summer. Is a hardy deciduous shrub. Its fruit is deliciously tart and perfect for fresh eating or production. This fast-growing variety blooms early and becomes dormant earlier than other varieties.  Excellent pollinator for Borealis, Tundra or Indigo Haskaps. Excellent mildew resistance. Prefers a moist, well-drained soil. Pollination (Female Haskap)

Container Size:  1 Gallon, Zone 2. $14.95 

RASPBERRIES

Raspberry blooms are self-pollinating; however bees are responsible for 90-95 percent of pollination.

Boyne

HT:  120-180cm/4-6 FT SP: 60-90/2-3 FT.

This raspberry is cold-hardy and reliable. Produces dark red, medium-sized berries. Delicious raspberries are perfect for homemade jam, preserves, pies and even eaten straight off the plant. Excellent disease resistant. Zone 3

Bareroot – $ 2.50

Double Delight

HT: 5 FT.  SP: 5 FT.

Is a hardy shrub that produces sweet tangy fruits in fall. Prune the canes to the ground in late fall; double delight fruits on first year canes. It produces large clusters of crimson heart-shaped berries which are ready for picking from late summer to early fall. Most often used for: Cooking, preserves, canning, freezing or eating fresh. Zone 3

Bareroot – N/A 2021

Honey Queen

HT: 45cm/18 IN.  SP: 1M/3.2 FT.

Are one of the hardiest yellow raspberries available. Produces large, sweet as honey berries, which are excellent for jams and eating fresh. Requires consistent moisture to better the berries and yields. Zone 3

Bareroot – $2.50

Souris

HT: 7 FT.  SP: 4 FT.

Souris is an improved red heart-shaped summer-bearing raspberry. It has excellent slightly sweeter flavour and has juicy texture. More productive and ready for picking mid-summer. Prune yearly to remove old canes. Most often used for: Preserves, baking, cooking and fresh eating. Zone 3

Bareroot – $2.50

SASKATOON

Saskatoons are Self-Pollinating. Bees and other insects assist pollination for fruit production.

Honeywood Saskatoon

HT:  2.5-5M/8-10 FT. 
SP:  1.5-1.85M/5-6 FT.

Honeywood Saskatoon is a large shrub that is typically grown for its edible qualities, although it does have ornamental merits as well. It produces small royal blue round berries which are usually ready for picking in early summer. The berries have a sweet taste. Honeywood berries are most often used for fresh eating, cooking and preserves.

Container Size: 1 Gallon, Zone 2$16.95

Martin Saskatoon

HT:  2.5-5M/8-10 FT. 
SP:  1.5-1.85M/5-6 FT.

Very productive – with some of the bigger berries. Masses of large bloom clusters in early spring mature to clusters of large fruit. Ripens more consistently than native plant in early to mid-summer. Best yields in full sun and sandy-loamy, well-drained soil.

Container Size: 1 Gallon, Zone 2$16.95

Native Saskatoon

HT:  3M/10 FT. 
SP:  2M/6 FT.

Hardy native shrub with leathery green foliage and cream-white spring blooms which mature to edible black fruit and orange fall foliage. Self-fertile. Maximum berry production in full sun. Drought tolerant once established in a moist, well-drained soil.

Container Size: 1 Gallon, Zone 2.  $16.95

Northline Saskatoon

HT:  3M/10 FT.  SP:  2M/6 FT.

Upright, white spring blooms, plentiful, large, sweet late-season fruit and orange fall foliage. Self-fertile. Maximum yields in full sun and sandy to loamy, moist, well-drained soil. Drought tolerant once established.

Container Size: 1 Gallon, Zone 2.  $14.95

Smokey Saskatoon

HT:  2.5M/ 8 FT.  SP:  2M/ 6.5 FT.

Large white blooms in spring and yellow-red fall foliage. Highest sugar to acidic ratio: excellent in pies, canning or eating fresh. Self- fertile. Maximum production in full sun and sandy to loamy, moist, well-drained soil. Drought tolerant once established.  

Container Size: 1 Gallon, Zone 2.  $16.95

STRAWBERRIES

Strawberries have both Female and male flower parts on the same flower and can self-pollinate.

Fort Laramie

HT: 6-9 IN. 
SP: 12-18 IN

Everbearing perennial starts blooming late spring and dainty white daisy-like flowers give way to large, bright red fruit with a honey-sweet flavour from early spring to fall. Zone 2

Bareroot 10 for $5.00

Hecker

HT: 8 IN. 
SP: 24 IN

Everbearing variety produces a yield of large juicy red berries from late spring to first frost; vigorous, winter hardy, and shows good disease resistance. The berries have a sweet taste and a firm texture. Most often used for Eating fresh, baking, preserving. Zone 3

Bareroot – 10 for $5.00

Seascape

HT: 8 IN. 
SP: 8-12 IN.

Seascape strawberries are everbearing strawberries, which produces their delectable fruits throughout the growing season. The plant bears large firm brilliantly red fruit in the spring, summer and fall. For maximum berry production plant in full sun. Zone 4.

Bareroot – 10 for $5.00

Honeoye

HT: 8-10 IN.  SP: 12-24 IN.

Honeoye is a June-bearing Strawberry plant. Consistently bears heavy yields of large, beautiful crimson fruit. Ric color carries over into jams and wines. Disease resistant and easy to grow. Self-pollinating. Zone 3.

Bareroot – 10 for $5.00

 

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