Area of origin: North America.
Adult dimensions: Height: up to 1.5 meters (4,9'). Spread: up to 1 meter (3,3').
Soil Type: Suits well drained but not chalky soil.
Hardiness: Hardy up to -30°C.
Exposure: Semi-shade to full sun.
Characteristics and Uses : A shrub for those who enjoy eating!!!! This self-fertile variety is ready for harvesting from August onwards. It can produce fruit from up to 1cm (0,39") in diameter. It produces pinkish-white flowers from the end of spring. Can be planted in fruit gardens, in flowerbeds or in pots. To improve yield, thin out the centre of the shrub by pruning useless twigs and dead wood in the winter.
List of trees and shrubs with edible fruits:
Black Chokeberry 'Viking' (Aronia melanocarpa 'Viking')
, slightly acidic berries, purple black used in jam-making
Common Hazel (Corylus avellana)
, nuts from September
Common Walnut (Juglans regia)
, nuts from end of October, delicious in salads
'Jenny' Self Fertile Kiwi (Actinidia chinensis 'Jenny')
, hardy to -12°C
Pineapple Guava (Feijoa sellowiana)
, fruits rich in vitamin C and pineapple taste, only grows in warm climate areas
Raspberry 'Fall Gold' (Rubus idaeus 'Fall Gold')
, soft fruits, fragrant, orangey yellow, double cropping and self-fertile variety
Raspberry 'Heritage' (Rubus idaeus 'Heritage')
, soft and fragrant fruits, double cropping and self - fertile variety
Red Chokeberry 'Brilliant' (Aronia arbutifolia 'Brilliant')
, bright red fruits from the Autumn
Strawberry Tree (Arbutus unedo)
, hardy to -12°C, its fruits look like a strawberry
Sea Buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides)
, extremely decorative fruits, rich in vitamin C
Sweet Chestnut (Castanea sativa)
, edible fruits when grilled
White Mulberry (Morus alba)
, pinkish white fruits, sweet
Edible Hedge 'Ophélie', provides edible red fruits throughout the summer
See the catalogue of tree and shrubs with edible fruits