THESE PAGES WILL BE UPDATED IN THE AUTUMN, WITH VARIETIES THAT WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE WINTER
“GOOSEBERRIES” Bushes £4.00 each
Hinnonmaki Green – An excellent very hardy and vigorous mid-season variety. Specifically bred in Finland for hardiness and disease resistance, Hinnonmaki Green is a consistently prolific cropper of very large, well flavoured fruit. The fruit is olive green in colour and has an excellent sweet, aromatic taste – ideal for eating fresh off the bush when fully ripe. Particularly resistant to powdery mildew. Eventual height and spread: 1m (3ft). Cropping season: mid July. Self fertile.
Hinnonmaki Red – A superb variety – very hardy and vigorous mid-season red gooseberry. Hinnonmaki Red reliably produces heavy crops of large, sweet, red berries of excellent quality. It was specifically bred in Finland for hardiness and disease resistance and is particularly resistant to mildew making it ideal for organic growing. It is also a strong but slow growing variety so is ideal for small gardens. An excellent variety for dessert or culinary purposes. Cropping season: mid July. Self fertile.
“CURRANTS” Bushes £4.00 each
Ben Connan – Early black currant, large fruit, with some resistance to mildew. SOLD OUT
Ben Lomond – Late flowering so misses frosts, large, good flavour.
Ben Sarek – Mid season black currant, compact bushes but highly productive with some mildew resistance.
Stanza – Culinary redcurrant bearing medium-sized fruit of good quality. It has a compact habit and crops heavily in mid to late season