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Rubus phoenicolasius
Japanese Wineberry, Wine raspberry

A shrub of tasty, red fruit and decorative, hairy shoots. Highly resistant to pest and disease. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Fruit small, red, juicy and very aromatic, gathered in bunches in dozens; ripen gradually in the second half of July. The shrub produces s..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
fruits, leaves and stems no 1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8

Rubus occidentalis 'Bristol'
Black raspberry 'Bristol'

A cultivar yielding interestingly coloured, dark fruit of delightfully sweet taste. The shrub does not produce root suckers. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Medium-sized flowers, white to creamy-white, gathered in loose panicles, open in May. Berries large, round, b..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
no 0.5 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8

Rubus fruticosus 'Loch Ness'
Thornless blackberry 'Loch Ness'

A fruit shrub of additional decorative value. The cultivar has thornless shoots and yields large, tasty fruit ripening at the end of summer. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Flowers white or light pink, decorative, open in June-July. Fruit large, firm and glossy-blac..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
no 3-4 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8

Chaenomeles japonica 'Cido'
Japanese Quince 'Cido'

A smallish shrub of decorative flowers and fragrant, bountiful fruit. The cultivar is recommended for all types of house gardens.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves small, dark green, glossy, serrated. Flowers 3-4 cm across, decorative, orange-red, melliferous,..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
flowers and fruits no 0.3-0.5 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 5 - 7Zones 5 - 7
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 5 - 7Zones 5 - 7

Chaenomeles japonica 'Sargentii'
Japanese Quince 'Sargentii'

A smallish shrub of decorative flowers and fragrant fruit. The cultivar is recommended for all types of house gardens.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves smallish, dark green, glossy, serrated. Flowers 3-4 cm across, decorative, orange, melliferous, precede the..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
flowers and fruits no sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 5 - 7Zones 5 - 7
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 5 - 7Zones 5 - 7

Rubus 'Buckingham Tayberry'
Rubus 'Buckingham Tayberry'

An unusual shrub, raised as a crossing between raspberry and blackberry, of large, juicy, delicious fruit and thornless stems. Undemanding and easy in maintenance. Perfect for house gardens and leisure areas. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Fruit edible and nutritio..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
no sun, 3/4 sun 1 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun 1 6 - 8Zones 6 - 8

Elaeagnus umbellata Pointilla® Amoroso®
Elaeagnus umbellata Pointilla® Amoroso®

A valuable, resistant and undemanding shrub recommended for all types of house gardens. Well-adjusted to urban conditions.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves lanceolate. Their top side is  green, the bottom one silver-white with brown spots. Flowers smallish (1..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
no sun, 3/4 sun 1 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun 1 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9

Elaeagnus umbellata Pointilla® Sweet’n’Sour®
Elaeagnus umbellata Pointilla® Sweet’n’Sour®

A valuable, resistant and undemanding shrub, recommended for all types of house gardens. Well-adjusted to urban conditions. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves lanceolate, their top side green, the bottom one – silver-white with brown spots. Flowers smallish (1 c..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
no sun, 3/4 sun 1 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun 1 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9

Chaenomeles ×superba 'Crimson and Gold'
Japanese Quince 'Crimson and Gold'

A smallish shrub of highly ornamental flowers and fragrant fruit. The cultivar is recommended for all types of house gardens.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves smallish, dark green, glossy, serrated. The plant’s top attraction are flowers, single, red with yel..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
flowers and fruits no 0.3-0.5 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 5 - 7Zones 5 - 7
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 5 - 7Zones 5 - 7

Chaenomeles speciosa 'Kinshiden'
Chinese Flowering Quince 'Kinshiden'

Shrub of decorative, creamy, double flowers and fragrant fruit. The cultivar is recommended for all types of house gardens.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves oblong, serrated, 5-10 cm long. Flowers 3-4 cm across, highly decorative, cream-coloured, double, mell..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
flowers and fruits no sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 5 - 7Zones 5 - 7
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 5 - 7Zones 5 - 7

Aronia mitschurinii
Chokeberry

Deciduous shrub of ornamental flowers and edible, black fruit. Easy to maintain, healthy and highly hardy. Suitable for house gardens and parks. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Upright shoots. Leaves dark green, turn purple red in autumn. Flowers small, white, gathe..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
no sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 3 - 7Zones 3 - 7
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 3 - 7Zones 3 - 7

Amelanchier alnifolia 'Honeywood'
Saskatoon serviceberry 'Honeywood'

A valuable, ornamental deciduous shrub yielding tasty fruit. Resistant to freeze and springtime frost. Flowers and yields fruit early. Recommended for house gardens and park settings.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves ovate, dark green, turn spectacular orange..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves, flowers, edible fruits no 0.5 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 3 - 8Zones 3 - 8
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 3 - 8Zones 3 - 8

Amelanchier alnifolia 'Krasnojarskaya'
Saskatoon serviceberry 'Krasnojarskaya'

A tall deciduous shrub of ornamental flowers and tasty fruit. Resistant to freeze and springtime frost. Flowers and yields fruit early. Recommended for house gardens and for commercial plantations.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves ovate, dark green, turn spec..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves, flowers, edible fruits no 0.5 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 3 - 8Zones 3 - 8
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 3 - 8Zones 3 - 8

Amelanchier alnifolia 'Obelisk'PBR
Saskatoon serviceberry 'Obelisk'PBR

A cultivar of serviceberry, distinguished by exceptionally attractive, columnar habit.  Abundant in blossom and in fruit. Recommended for house gardens and park settings.   WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves ovate, dark green, in autumn turn spectacular yellow-o..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves, flowers, edible fruits no 0.5 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 3 - 8Zones 3 - 8
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 3 - 8Zones 3 - 8

Vitis 'Iza Zaliwska'
Wine Grape 'Iza Zaliwska'

A cultivar of large, tasty, yellow dessert fruit. Of all Vitis cultivars, they’re the first to ripen in the Polish climate, as early as August.           WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Tasty, sweet, dessert fruit  - round, yellow-green; ripening at the end of VIII ..

Raised from a seedling of unknown origin, found by prof. Zaliwski in Puławy, south-east of Poland.
Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves, fruits no 1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9

Vitis 'Marechal Foch'
Wine Grape 'Marechal Foch'

Resistant and plentiful cultivar yielding dark purple round fruit, perfect for making home wine.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Fruit round, smallish, dark blue-black, ideal for homemade wine (the juice is a strong dye); ripening at the end of IX. Medium-sized bun..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves, fruits no 1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 5 - 9Zones 5 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 5 - 9Zones 5 - 9

Vitis 'Léon Millot'
Wine Grape 'Léon Millot'

Robust, hardy, strong-growing and plentiful cultivar. Its fruit are excellent for making wine.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Fruit small, round, dark blue; ripening in mid-September. Recommended especially for homemade wine. Bunches are small or medium-sized. Lea..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves, fruits no 1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 5 - 9Zones 5 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 5 - 9Zones 5 - 9

Vitis 'Rondo'
Wine Grape 'Rondo'

A valuable, plentiful cultivar of various applications. Dark berries of raspberry flavour are suitable for making home wine as well as fresh fruit. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Medium-sized fruit, round, dark blue, of subtle but pleasant taste, suitable for makin..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves, fruits no 1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 5 - 9Zones 5 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 5 - 9Zones 5 - 9

Vitis 'Nadieżda Azos'
Wine Grape 'Nadieżda Azos'

Yields tasty, dessert fruit, of unusual oblong shape, very plentiful. Resistant and easy to cultivate.   WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Typical dessert fruit, large, of unusual cone-like shape, sweet and tasty; ripening in IX. Leaves large, dark green, turn golden ..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves, fruits no 1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 6 - 9Zones 6 - 9

Vitis 'Isabella'
Wine Grape 'Isabella'

A plentiful cultivar of dark purple sweet fruit ripening in September. Robust and hardy.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Dessert fruit, sweet, large, dark purple with a waxy coating; on ground-grown plants ripening in IX. Small, compact bunches. Leaves large, ornam..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves, fruits no 1-2 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 5 - 9Zones 5 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 5 - 9Zones 5 - 9