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Lonicera kamtschatica 'Zojka'
haskap (blue honeysuckle, honeyberry) 'Zojka'

A strong-growing cultivar of large, sweet-sour fruit ripening in May and June. Long-lived and frost hardy shrub. Recommended both for domestic gardens and production plantations. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Berries round, dark blue with a delicate waxy coating, ..

ORIGIN: Poland
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

Lonicera kamtschatica 'Jolanta'
haskap (blue honeysuckle, honeyberry) 'Jolanta'

A strong-growing cultivar of large, tasty, sour-sweet fruit ripening in May and June. Long-lived and frost hardy. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Fruit oblong, fusiform, dark-blue with a waxy film, very tasty sour-sweet; ripen May-June. Plants yield fruit in the 2nd..

ORIGIN: Raised by Zofia i Hieronim Łukaszewscy, Poland.
Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
cultivated for its berries no 0.4-0.5 m 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

Aronia melanocarpa 'Galicjanka'
Black Chokeberry 'Galicjanka'

A Polish plentiful cultivar, recommended as one of the best for production plantations. Easy to maintain, undemanding and disease resistant. Yields fruit early. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Straight, upright shoots. Leaves dark green, in autumn turning crimson. F..

Sadowniczo-Szkółkarski Zakład Doświadczalny in Albigowa (Poland).
Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves which turn red in autumn, edible fruits no 0.5-0 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 4 - 7Zones 4 - 7
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 4 - 7Zones 4 - 7

Lonicera kamtschatica 'Krupnoplodnaja'
haskap (blue honeysuckle, honeyberry) 'Krupnoplodnaja'

A shrub yielding tasty, sour-sweet berries ripening in May and June. First fruit set in the 2nd or 3rd year after planting. Long-lived and frost hardy. Recommended for amateur cultivation in domestic gardens. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Fruit oblong, dark-blue, ..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
no 0.4-0.5 m 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

Elaeagnus multiflora
Cherry silverberry

A highly 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 dark green, matt, bottom side silver-white, shiny with brown spots. F..

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

Rosa 'Karpatia'
Rose 'Karpatia'

Fruiting rose recommended for house gardens as well as for commercial plantations. The fruit are a valuable source of vitamin C. The cultivar is resistant, undemanding and easy maintain. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Fruit edible, highly nutritious, quite large (3..

The cultivar selected in the Plant Raising Institute in Bojanice by J. Šimánek in 1973. Slovakia.
Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
flowers no 1 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 4 - 8Zones 4 - 8
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 4 - 8Zones 4 - 8

Prunus tomentosa
Nanking Cherry

A prettily blooming fruiting shrub. In spring it is covered with pale pink flowers. It is also recommended due to its tasty fruit, ripening in July. It is suitable for container cultivation.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves medium-sized, serrate; in autumn tu..

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 3 - 8Zones 3 - 8
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 3 - 8Zones 3 - 8

Lycium barbarum 'New Big'
goji berry 'New Big'

Nutritional and decorative plant used for centuries in the traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Tibetan medicine. Its main attraction are orange-red fruits, commonly known as Goji berries. ‘New Big’ cultivar’s fruit are bigger (2 cm length and 1 cm d..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
flowers, fruits no sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun, 1/4 sun 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8

Amelanchier alnifolia 'Mandam'
Saskatoon serviceberry 'Mandam'

Medium-sized deciduous shrub of ornamental flowers and tasty fruit. Resistant to freeze and springtime frosts. Flowers and yields fruit early. The cultivar is recommended for house gardens and plantations.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves ovate, dark green, t..

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 'Northline'
Saskatoon serviceberry 'Northline'

An ornamental, early-flowering shrub yielding tasty fruit at the beginning of summer. Resistant to freeze and springtime frosts. Plentiful. Recommended for house gardens and plantations.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves ovate, dark green, turn spectacular ora..

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 'Pembina'
Saskatoon serviceberry 'Pembina'

An ornamental, early-flowering shrub yielding tasty fruit at the beginning of summer. Resistant to freeze and springtime frosts. The cultivar is recommended for house gardens and plantations.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves ovate, dark green, turn spectacula..

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 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 5 - 8Zones 5 - 8

Amelanchier alnifolia 'Smoky'
Saskatoon serviceberry 'Smoky'

A tall shrub of ornamental blossom and tasty fruit. Resistant to freeze and springtime frosts. The cultivar is recommended for house gardens and plantations. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves ovate, dark green, turn spectacular orange-red colour in autumn Flowe..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves, flowers, edible fruits no 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 'Thiessen'
Saskatoon serviceberry 'Thiessen'

A tall shrub of decorative flowers and tasty fruit. Resistant to freeze and springtime frosts. Perfect choice for house gardens and park settings.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves ovate, dark green, turn spectacular orange-red colour in autumn Flowers white, ..

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

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 'Ontario'
Wine Grape 'Ontario'

An American, strong-growing cultivar yielding tasty fruit, with exceptionally decorative leaves. Easy to cultivate, totally hardy.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Medium-sized fruit, spherical/round, yellow-green, sweet with a strawberry flavour; ripening at the en..

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 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 4 - 9Zones 4 - 9

Vitis 'Swenson Red'
Wine Grape 'Swenson Red'

An exceptionally frost hardy and strong growing cultivar yielding tasty, red-pink fruit. Plentiful and easy to grow.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Medium-sized, round, purple-pink fruit of vinegary-sweet taste with raspberry and strawberry flavour; ripening in th..

Raised by Elmer Swenson, U.S.A.
Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves, fruits no sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 9Zones 5 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 5 - 9Zones 5 - 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 'Primavera'
Wine Grape 'Primavera'

A new dessert-type cultivar of tasty fruit ripening as early as the end of August. Plentiful and easy to maintain. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Fruit golden-yellow, juicy, tasty and with Moscato aroma. the end of VIII- beginning of IX; suitable as fresh fruit or ..

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 '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