Just 2 feet tall and 1 1/2 feet wide at full maturity, this exciting cultivar bears masses of pea-shaped berries in early and midsummer. Unlike many Blueberries, the white blooms that precede the fruit are quite ornamental -- and, at 1/2-inch across, comparatively huge on the tiny plant! The berries are sky-blue and delectable, and the light green foliage remains fresh over a very long season. The perfect container plant for the sunny patio, it is also a distinctive choice for the front of the border or even as bonsai! Supremely heat-tolerant, Tophat is a cross of a Highbush (Vaccinium corymbosum) and a Lowbush (V. angustifolium). This is the Blueberry to plant where others have melted out in the heat -- yet it is hardy all the way through zone 3. Delightful in big pots on the patio, Top Hat is a miniature garden joy! Plant in full sun to light shade in acidic, well-drained soil. Tophat is self-fertile, but bigger crops arise if more than one is planted in the same area. Cannot ship to CA, OR, WA, MI.… read more
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Tasty blue fruits and colorful red fall foliage make blueberries outstanding additions to the landscape. Use them in mixed shrub borders and perennial beds for structure and interest as well as fruit production. Blueberries demand the right climate and soil but take little care if you provide a site suitable to their somewhat exacting conditions. Growing blueberries requires a fair amount of cool weather in the winter and won't grow well in mild winter climates. They grow best in full sun, and well-drained, sandy, acid soil. Plant at least two varieties of blueberries for cross-pollination. The most commonly grown blueberry is highbush. Lowbush blueberries grow just 1 foot tall and spread by underground stems to form a dense mat.
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I planted red raspberry canes about three years ago. They just keep growing out of the ground and bending down and replanting them selves. They have never had any berries though! I did use some straw mulch to keep moisture in their roots. Could that be the problem? They are not in soggy soil. Any advice you can offer will be greatly appreciated.
Sparkling periwinkle-blue blooms dance atop borage's fuzzy stems and leaves. A beauty in the garden, annual borage faithfully comes back from seed each year, quickly filling in a space. Harvest edible flowers to beautify salads, summer drinks, or desserts. Toss blooms onto fanned tomato and mozzarella slices for a festive Fourth of July feast. Freeze flowers in ice cubes to decorate drinks with cool color. Borage will flower indoors in containers if given heat and plenty of light. In the garden, pull seedlings judiciously in spring.
Edible flowers are as pretty as can be in the garden, and they add both flavor and color to any dish served up in the kitchen.
With bright green, fern-textured stems, cilantro holds its own in beds or pots, forming a clump of sturdy, flavorful stems. Every part of cilantro promises a taste treat: spicy leaves, pungent seeds (known as coriander), and tangy roots. Most gardeners grow cilantro for the foliage, which boasts a citrusy bite that enlivens Mexican and Thai cooking. You might see this herb called Chinese parsley. Once flowers form, leaf flavor disappears. Pinch plants frequently to keep flowers at bay. Cilantro tends to bloom as summer heat settles in; growing plants in partial shade and adding mulch can stave off flower shoots -- but not indefinitely. To ensure a season-long supply of leaves, sow seeds every 2-4 weeks. If plants set seed, dry seeds for use as coriander, and save a few for sowing. Allow flowers to drop seeds in the garden and you may be rewarded with a second crop.
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How fun is it to grow peanuts? They're a great project to do with kids to show how this fascinating plant grows underground. The peanut plant is a warm-weather legume that blooms with yellow flowers. After the flowers fade, short stems called pegs form; in about 10 days, the pegs push their way underground, where shells and nuts form. Plants grow best in well-drained but evenly moist soil.
Savor true Italian flavor with garden-fresh oregano. This sprawling herb pumps up the taste in tomato sauces, pizza, and Mediterranean cuisine. An easy-growing perennial, oregano thrives in planting beds or containers. Plant it in a pot with rosemary, sage, and thyme for a flavorful quartet you can place near the kitchen door, handy for snipping and sprinkling into dishes. In the ground, plants will flower and set seed, which shortens the harvest season. Pinch flowers from stems to keep plants in top snipping form.
This upright perennial herb, also called garden heliotrope, is topped with white to pinkish-white fragrant flowers in midsummer. The blooms were once used in perfume production. Cats also find the plant attractive and may rub against the foliage as they do with catnip. Valerian attracts butterflies to the garden. Remove spent flowers to prevent the plant from self-sowing.
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Buy Wholesale - As Low As $3.00 Per Plant - Large fruit; early bearing. Deliciously sweet when eaten fresh or when flavor is captu...red in pie or preserves. For better pollination, plant at least two varieties. 1-year plants. Cannot ship to these states: CA, GA, MI, OR, WA. read more
Huge, deep sky blue berries cover this 5 to 7 ft. shrub in July. Self-pollinating, Chandler has one of the longest ripening season...s ever. You'll enjoy these big (the size of a quarter), delicious berries for more than six weeks during the summer. Pest- and disease-resistant. Foliage puts on a show in shades of wine and orange in the fall. Zones 4-7. Ships bareroot. Vaccinium corymbosum 'Chandler' read more
Its intense sweet-tart taste plays yin and yang with flavors. The dark-colored fruit with a wild-berry taste is a wonderful ingred...ient for baking. The bush is cold hardy and its foliage turns a bright red in the fall. Matures in early August. Zones 3-7. Ships bareroot. Vaccinium corymbosum 'Rubel' read more
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Vigorous growers are excellent as garden features or bold informal hedges. In mid to late summer, glossy dark green leaves are cov...ered with huge "mophead" blooms. Blue flowers require acidic soil. read more
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The edible landscape has never been so sweet! Nocturne s 5-6 ft. plants make a striking impression, abounding with vivid orange fr...uit that transitions to luscious, dusky black. Ornamental native rabbiteye variety is vigorous, adaptive, and cold-hardy. Upright highbush-type plants with glossy green foliage produce a plentitude of delicious berries late-midseason to late season. read more
Chandler is a favorite in the home garden and is famous for having the world's largest blueberries. It is late ripening and has an... extended harvest period. read more
This old, reliable variety has medium-sized berries that ripen in late season and are superb for baking. Easy-to-grow, vigorous pl...ants make wonderful upright hedges, growing to 6-8 feet high. Foliage turns flaming orange in the fall. read more
We guarantee you won t find this exceptionally delicious blueberry at your supermarket or farm stand. Plump, powder-blue, medium t...o large berries boast a remarkable flavor uniquely accented with raspberry overtones; perfect for fresh-eating, baking, and jams. Hardy 5-6 plants produce generous yields of berries that ripen in mid-season over several weeks; puts on a pretty show of distinctive creamy flowers. Canes orange-red autumn hues make for ornamental displays. Good disease resistance. Requires full sun; prefers loose, acidic soil. read more
Very productive plants with medium to large, firm very flavorful berries. Plants are vigorous and fruits around the same time as B...luecrop. Beats the yield of Duke. One of several blueberries developed by the USDA breeder Dr. Mark Ehlenfeldt. read more
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Northsky is the most cold-hardy of all blueberries and can survive extreme winter conditions. The compact bushes that carry a snow... load without damage to the branches. Lower growing plant habit is particularly well suited for container growing, borders or group plantings. The bush grows 2-3 feet wide and begins spring completely covered in snow-white blooms. Fruits are small is size but with fresh wild flavor. Northern highbush blueberries require 800 to 1000 chill hours to set fruit. read more
Spartan is as strong as its name implies;the bush is tall and upright, which benefits the overall ripening of the berries because ...of air circulation and sun penetration into the plants canopy. Most blueberry plants are self fertile but will produce better and larger berries if two or more varieties are planted together. read more
Early to fruit, the medium-to-large, sky blue berries are spicy sweet. The upright, spreading 4-6 feet tall plants have bright blu...e-green foliage that contrasts with pinky-white flowers in spring and make lovely ornamental shrubs with the foliage turning burgundy in fall. Plant with other varieties for better yield. Misty has a low chill requirement of 300 hours and does well as far north as Seattle, WA. "Chill requirement" refers to the accumulated hours of temperatures a plant experiences between freezing and 45 F that is required to break dormancy. read more
Considered to be one of the most beautiful blueberry plants with bright red foliage in fall, the large and sweet berries that form... in clusters make Toro an exceptional home garden variety. Fruit flavor is rarely tart, and berries are firm, excellent for desserts. Northern highbush blueberries require 800 to 1000 chill hours to set fruit. read more
These large, firm berries tend to be tart but sweeten when fully ripe. Plants are upright and bushy with numerous buds and heavy f...lowering. A flavorful addition to your southern blueberry patch. read more
Polaris is early fruiting variety developed in Minnesota. Plants are cold-hardy, early ripening and great companion to Northblue o...r Northsky. The berries are aromatic and very sweet. Fall foliage is red and blooming in white during the spring. For best pollination and fruit set, plant Polaris alongside other cold hardy varieties. Northern highbush and Half-High blueberries require 800 to 1000 chill hours to set fruit. read more
Northblue is a great landscape plant and super producer of quality fruit in very cold climates. The fruit has a wild taste, juicy ...and is excellent for baking or fresh eating. Northblue has survived winter temperatures to minus 35 F, although will thrive best when snow protection is adequate. Fall foliage is red-burgundy blooming in white during the spring. Northern highbush blueberries require 800 to 1000 chill hours to set fruit. read more
Patriot is a superb variety for both container and landscape use. Low 3-5 feet bushes have attractive open, spreading habit with f...iery red to orange foliage in the fall. It's cold-hardy and widely adaptable. read more
A very hardy early ripening blueberry developed in Minnesota. Produces medium size, sweet berries starting in mid-summer on a comp...act upright plant. This cold hardy plant matures to 3 ft. to 4 ft. tall and spread. The dark green foliage turns a... read more