The flowers are produced in early spring, 2 cm diameter with five white petals. The leaves are 6-12 cm long and 2.5-5 cm broad, with a serrated margin. It grows up to 10 m tall, and has reddish-brown shoots.
A very nice sweet flavour that is enjoyed by almost everyone who tries it, there is a hint of apple in the taste. The fruit ripens in mid summer (early July in southern Britain), it is soft and juicy with a few small seeds in the centre.
Height: 3-20 feet
Botanical Name: Amelanchier alnifolia
Collection Locale: Utah
Common Name: Saskatoon Serviceberry, Saskatoon Berry
* The average yield from wild trees in the Himalayas is 83kg per year, though some trees yield up to 200kg. * They are commonly served raw and peeled. * The fruit tends to be quite large and fragrant, and when carefully wrapped (it has a tendency to bruise...
Introduced into Latin America and California by Spanish settlers in 1769, pomegranate is now cultivated in parts of California and Arizona for juice production. Leaves can withstand temperatures to 14 degrees F and pomegranates are sensitive to wet and...
* Often cultivated for its edible fruit in N. * It is native to western North America, including British Columbia and much of the western United States. * Easily grown in a moisture retentive but well-drained loamy soil of at least moderate quality.
* A small, shrubby, rounded tree thorns; dark green leaves; white flowers with red anthers; scarlet fruit to 1/2". This effect is brought about by the presence of bioflavonoids in the fruit, these bioflavonoids are also strongly antioxidant, helping to...
* The fruit can be eaten raw or cooked. * Elaeagnus commutata ( American Silverberry or Wolf-willow ), is a species of Elaeagnus native to western North America , from southern Alaska through British Columbia east to Manitoba , and south to Utah and across...
Germination Test Type: cut
Common Name: Silverberry, American Silverberry, Wolf-willow, Wolf Willow
The dried flower stems repel insects and rodents. * A shrub or small tree with bright green compound leaves; yellow-white flowers in 4-6" flat-topped clusters, followed by quantities of dark blue-black berries used in jelly, pie, and wine; native to Pacific...
* It is a spreading shrub or small tree, reaching 2–8 m in height at maturity. * Native Americans made an infusion of chinkapin leaves to relieve headaches and fevers. * It grows best on well-drained soils in full sun or partial shade.
* Wild Prairie Rose is the state flower of the U.S. states of Iowa and North Dakota. * The name Rosa arkansana comes from the Arkansas River in Colorado. * A low shrub found on dry slopes and prairies.
* The fruit attracts many birds. It is deciduous , bearing deeply-veined oval green leaves in season which turn red before falling. It is about 1.5cm long. * Cornus sessilis is a species of dogwood known by the common names blackfruit cornel or blackfruit...
Botanical Name: Cornus sessilis
Seeds Per Pound: 2,950
Common Name: Blackfruit Dogwood, Miner's Dogwood, Blackfruit Cornel
Eglanteria ) is a species of rose native to Europe and western Asia . * Rosa rubiginosa ( Sweet briar or Eglantine Rose ; syn. * 1" fragrant single pink roses in small clusters; 1/2" orange to scarlet hips lasting well into winter; often grows on lime;...
* The following report is for S. * A twining vine grown for its clusters of red fruit in fall; 4" shiny leaves; 1/2" white or pink fragrant flowers in small clusters; need both sexes to produce fruit; native to China.
* Rhaphiolepis indica, the Indian hawthorn, India hawthorn or Hong Kong hawthorn, is an evergreen shrub in the family Rosaceae. * Indian hawthorn is a mainstay horticultural specimen in southern United States.
* Synonymous with Halesia tetraptera (tetraptera meaning four-winged). Features drooping clusters (usually 2-5 flowers each) of bell-shaped, white flowers (1/2") which appear in April shortly before or simultaneous to the point when the leaves emerge.
* Sorbus decora, commonly known as the showy mountain-ash or "dogberry" is a deciduous shrub or very small tree native to northeastern North America. * A decoction of the peeled stems has been drunk in the treatment of backaches.
Germination Test Type: Actual
Quantity: 0.69 lb
Botanical Name: Sorbus decora
Common Name: Northern Mountain Ash, Showy Mountain Ash
* Camellia oleifera, which originated in China, is notable as an important source of edible oil (known as tea oil or camellia oil) obtained from its seeds.It is commonly known as the Oil-seed Camellia, Tea Oil Camellia, or Lu Shan Snow Camellia, though...
* Cercis occidentalis, the western redbud (syn. Leaves on plants at higher elevation may turn gold or red as the weather cools. * Native Californians use the twigs of the western redbud to weave baskets, and even prune the shrub to encourage growth of...
* Valued more as a novelty, the fruit looks somewhat like a deep-purple coloured sausage. The flavour can be enhanced by the addition of a little lemon juice. * The fruit has a delicate flavour and a soft juicy texture.