Berries have a ton of amazing qualities including acting as an antioxidant, and being rich in fiber, vitamins and other nutrients. We have plants available that produce edible berries that can be grown in small plots and containers. Here is a list of a few of our small fruiting plants:
Upright, deciduous shrub with floss dark green leaves that turn orange red in fall. White flowers are followed by black berries that attract birds and can be used in making juice and jellies great for mass plantings or for naturalized areas plant in moist well drained soil.
Red Fruiting Elderberry:
Rocky mountain native, large broad rounded shrub with green leaves, clusters of white flowers bloom in June followed by red fruit, sun to part shade
Ever- Bearing. A Newer variety that produces on un-rooted runners, great tasting, good for pots and borders, fruit can be ready to eat in as little as 5 weeks after planting, harvest 2 inch berries from June to frost
Fort Laramie Strawberry:
Cold hardy, large yield, bright red juicy berries, aromatic, honey sweet flavor, good fresh, frozen or processed, good for containers
White Delight Nanking Cherry:
Tasty white colored fruit, pale pink to white flowers in early spring. Full sun.
Forms rounded shrub which produces fragrant yellow flowers in May. Birds favor edible black berries in late summer. Leave turn scarlet in fall, Full sun, part shade.
Fall Gold Yellow Raspberry:
Produces large, somewhat soft, golden fruit good for processing and fresh eating, first crop ripens in July, second in late August, ever-bearing fruiting variety.
Crandall's Clove Currant:
Native shrub with yellow trumpet-shaped flowers. Black edible fruit, fall color is attractive orange.
Produces medium size super sweet fruit, dwarf thornless variety, nice rounded habit, no staking required, grows 2-3’ tall and wide.
Extremely vigorous variety that will grow almost twice as fast as other varieties, medium sized fruit, mild, slightly tart flavored fruit that will stay on the bush for long periods without quality loss.
Seedless Concord Blue Grape:
Medium to large clusters of large blue-black fruit, sweet flesh and pleasantly tart skin, good for table use, jam, juice, pies and wine.
Autumn Magic Chokeberry:
Small rounded shrub with glossy dark green foliage that turns red and purple in the fall, white flowers followed by black fruit, Berries are persistent all winter and will attract birds, low maintenance, mass or border plantings, full sun to part shade.
Niwot Black Raspberry:
Will grow and can be harvested in all one growing season, produces large crop of large berries with small seeds, produces in summer and fall.