New edibles for 2018
Fragaria ‘Berries Galore Pink’ Strawberry
An everbearing variety with hot pink flowers that continues to produce berries all summer long. A very compact and bushy plant perfect for planters or hanging baskets.
Hardiness: 5. Willowbrook Nurseries
Capsicum annuum ‘Midnight Fire’
The distinctive dark-black foliage of Midnight Fire is accented by purple ornamental fruit, which matures to bright red. Grows 23-30 cm tall and 36-41 cm wide.
Cyanococcus Bushel and Berry Jelly Bean Blueberry
Large, flavorful blueberries arrive mid-summer and the foliage has unique, stretched out green leaves with streaks of red in cooler climates.
Hardiness: 4. Willowbrook Nurseries
Rubus x hybrida ‘PolarBerry’ Blackberry
Thornless blackberry with white berries and an upright habit. Grows to 120-160 cm tall and wide.
Hardiness: 5. Valleybrook - BC. Nours
Pyrus communis ‘Cold Snap’ Pear
Crisp, juicy, and flavourful, Cold Snap pears are exclusively grown and distributed in Canada, with a higher resistance to disease and a longer storage life than other pears. Grows 10 feet tall with a 20 foot spread.
Hardiness: 5. J.C. Bakker