Spring is the best time of year to start your tasty garden and that means berries - From strawberries, to blueberries to yummy raspberries and blackberries. We have an assortment to try. Not sure which plant will suit your pallet, ask one of our resident experts in-store. Please Note - Not all varieties listed are available at all locations at all times of year.


Raspberries

Canby Raspberries

Canby Red Raspberry

Rubus idaeus 'Canby Red' This nearly thornless raspberry produces large, tasty, good quality, bright red berries. Strong vigorous canes support the heavy summer crop. Ideal for freezing, canning, cooking, and fresh eating. Plant near a fence or wall for support or allow to ramble. Developed in Oregon and first introduced in 1953. Deciduous.

  • Full sun
  • Rapid-growing canes reach 5 to 6 ft. tall, with support
  • Great for borders, espaliers, kitchen gardens, mass plantings
Black Jewel Raspberries

Jewel Black Raspberry

Rubus idaeus 'Jewel Black' Firm, large black fruit full of rich flavor on vigorous, cold-hardy plants. Prolific white spring flowers herald delicious summer fruit. An ideal choice for canning and baking. Produces fruit on second-year wood. Deciduous.

  • Full sun
  • Quickly reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
  • Great for Border, Container, Espalier, Kitchen Garden
Raspberries

Rubus Heritage Raspberry

Rubus idaeus var. strigosus 'Heritage' The classic Heritage is the best fall crop selection! This ever-bearing vine produces a moderate summer crop, followed by an abundant fall harvest of sweet berries. Unlike some, the fruit will not fall to pieces if picking is delayed a day or two; it stays firm and juicy. Excellent flavor for eating fresh or in jams. Deciduous.

  • Full sun
  • Rapid-growing canes reach 5 to 8 ft. long
  • Great for borders, coastal exposures, espaliers, kitchen gardens, mass plantings, wildlife gardens, woodland gardens
Raspberries

Caring for your Raspberries

Provide fertile, neutral to mildly acidic, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Feed in early spring, and again in summer. In late spring, remove all dead canes. After harvest, prune to ground older canes that have fruited, leaving one-year-old canes to produce next season's crop.


Blackberries

Marionberries

Superlicious™ Blackberry

Rubus A thornless dwarf blackberry that presents a fireworks-like display of large, juicy berries in the summer! Fruits more reliably than other, similar varieties. Its compact habit makes it perfect for patio pots. In most regions, this blackberry will produce twice in one season. Produces on second-year canes. Deciduous.

  • Full sun
  • Upright, rounded growth; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
  • Great for borders, kitchen gardens, and container

Caring for your Blackberries

Provide fertile, mildly acidic, well-drained soil. In hot summer regions, shelter from harsh sun, and mulch to keep roots cool. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Feed in early spring. After harvest, prune away canes that have fruited. Leave newer canes to produce next season's crop; train on trellis.


Grapes

Zestful Lollipop Grapes

Zestful™ Lollipop Grape

Vitis 'IFG Twenty-seven' Perfect for backyard growing, this fast growing vine produces good-sized clusters of tasty, deep red, seedless grapes. One of the best tasting grapes, either fresh or dried into raisins. Ideally suited for the warmer regions of the U.S., including California and possibly Arizona. Continued trials will evaluate true winter hardiness on this new variety.


  • Full sun
  • Fast growing vine; grows 10 to 25 ft. each year.
  • Great for Espalier, Kitchen Garden, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen
Catawba Grapes

Catawba Grape

Vitis labrusca 'Catawba' A vigorous, hardy, deciduous vine with bold-textured, deep green foliage. Grown for its medium-size clusters of round, dull purple-red grapes. Catawba grapes are well-suited for jellies and juices, and for sweet white, red and rosé wines. Fruit ripens late in the season.

  • Full sun
  • Fast growing vine; grows 20 to 25 ft. each year
  • Great for Espalier, Kitchen Garden, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen
Zestful Golden Chalice Grapes

Zestful™ Golden Chalice Grape

Vitis 'IFG Twenty-eight' A fast growing grapevine well-suited for the warmer regions of the United States. Sets very large clusters of crisp, wonderfully flavored champagne colored fruits in summer. Nearly completely seedless. Continued trials will evaluate true winter hardiness on this new variety.

  • Full sun
  • Fast growing vine; grows 10 to 25 ft. each year.
  • Great for Espalier, Kitchen Garden, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen
Ruby Seedless Grapes

Ruby Seedless Grape

Vitis vinifera 'Ruby Seedless' Vigorous deciduous vine with bold-textured, deep green foliage. Grown for its large clusters of small to medium seedless, red to reddish-black berries. Sweet dessert fruit. Ripens late mid-season. This vigorous, twining vine works well as a screen for arbors or trailing along fences.

  • Full sun
  • Fast growing vine; grows 20 to 25 ft. each year
  • Great for Espalier, Kitchen Garden, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen
Flame Seedless Grapes

Flame Seedless Grape

Vitis vinifera 'Flame Seedless' One of the most popular grapes, prized for its excellent flavor. The vigorous deciduous vine with bold-textured, deep-green foliage produces medium-sized clusters of round, red, seedless fruit with a firm, crisp texture. An early season variety.

  • Full sun
  • Fast growing vine; grows 20 to 25 ft. each year
  • Great for Espalier, Kitchen Garden, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen

Grape Care:

Best in deep, loamy, well-drained soils but quite adaptable. Shelter from harsh winds. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish extensive root system. Reduce frequency once established; supplement in extreme heat. Feed with general purpose fertilizer. Support with arbor or trellis.Pruning time: winter or early spring.

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