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Anke

  • Joined Dec 2009
  • St Boswells, Scottish Borders
Re: Blueberries - varieties suitable for Southeast Scotland
« Reply #15 on: January 13, 2019, 03:54:53 pm »
You can get some great varieties of Saskatoon from the agroforestry research trust - Ballerina is my favourite. With Blueberries varieties like Jersey haven't done well up here. Bluecrop and Duke are the best in my opinion (we have about 8 varieties)



Duke has been coming up a couple of times when I have asked people, fellow goatkeeper in Northumbria has also got Northland, Dixi, Goldtraube and Bluegold - all doing well.


Spoke to Scotplants but they are not taking any orders until April and the lady was very quick to get me off the phone, so couldn't ask for advice on varieties.. But I like that they grow them in Scotland, so seem to be the best place to buy.
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pgkevet

  • Joined Jul 2011
Re: Blueberries - varieties suitable for Southeast Scotland
« Reply #16 on: January 15, 2019, 11:02:25 am »
I had a look at the scotsplant site.. was interested to see they grow pomegranates too. Hmm.. perhaps I'm not so mad in germinating some seeds recently...

Mad Goatwoman of Madeley

  • Joined Sep 2011
  • Telford
Re: Blueberries - varieties suitable for Southeast Scotland
« Reply #17 on: January 15, 2019, 11:09:35 pm »
I had a look at the scotsplant site.. was interested to see they grow pomegranates too. Hmm.. perhaps I'm not so mad in germinating some seeds recently...


Not mad for germinating seeds though, but mad...?  :innocent:

Anke

  • Joined Dec 2009
  • St Boswells, Scottish Borders
Re: Blueberries - varieties suitable for Southeast Scotland
« Reply #18 on: January 16, 2019, 09:31:42 pm »
I had a look at the scotsplant site.. was interested to see they grow pomegranates too. Hmm.. perhaps I'm not so mad in germinating some seeds recently...



I think I pace myself and stick to blueberries…


 

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