Japanese wineberry

Japanese wineberry

9cm pot
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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Other features: softly hairy, bare stems look good in winter
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Still quite rare here in the UK, these incredibly sweet, orange red to deep burgundy-red berries are delicious if picked and eaten straight from the bush when they ripen in August. They also can be cooked up in the same way as you would raspberries (which they are closely related to). They come on a large, deciduous bush that is easy to grow, although you will get the best fruit when it is trained against a sunny, south-facing wall or fence.

  • Garden care: Prepare the planting area well, removing all perennial weeds and adding plenty of well-rotted garden compost or manure. Plant canes 45cm (18in) apart in a trench 8cm (3in) deep, carefully spreading out the roots and backfilling with soil.

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  • Q:

    Fruit canes/bushes

    I am keen to purchase raspberry canes to grow this year. Before I purchase, can you guarantee that your canes are 'virus free'?
    Asked on 7/7/2009 by Carol Fry

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    • A:

      Hello There, All our fruit is virus free, but certificates are only issued when plants cross borders. We only deliver to mainland UK, so we do not have certificates, but keep in mind that all our hardy plants are also covered by a 1 year guarantee.

      Answered on 7/8/2009 by Crocus Helpdesk
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