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Excellent For Canning, Jams & Pies
Nanking Cherry is a very hardy cherry growing 8 – 10 ft. high. A good producer, the cherries grow up to 5/8″ in diameter. It is winter hardy and moderately fast-growing plant. They are excellent for canning, jams and pies. In addition, the Nanking is covered with beautiful white flowers in the spring, making it an eyecatching addition to your garden.
Chokecherry (Prunus virginiana)
A shrub or small tree that produces long clusters of small white blooms in the spring followed by edible dark purple fruit that mature between September and October. The cherries are great for making jams, jellies, and wine. Commonly used for reclamation and field windbreaks.
Hardy, With A Unique Flavor
Chokecherries have had much attention as a source for unique flavoured preserves. Its hardiness and ability to bear heavily in the worst of years in well known. Often used as an orchard windbreak, chokecherries are becoming an important commercial fruit crop.
Cherry Sandcherry (Prunus besseyi)
Known for its unique, leathery grey-green foliage which turns an attractive reddish-purple in fall. Beautiful blanket of white blossoms. Popular as an ornamental shrub in parks and front yards. Edible small purple-black cherries. Is suitable as an under planting or groundcover.
Unsung Hero Of Small Prairie Fruits
Sandcherry is really the unsung hero of small prairie fruits. Growing to 6 ft. in height, this consistent, heavy fruiting cherry makes excellent preserves and will provide you with more pounds of fruit earlier than any other small fruit I know of. Its glossy leaves and white blooming flowers also make this a very attractive addition to any garden.
Cherry Pincherry (Prunus pensylvanica)
A small, quick growing tree that produces clusters of small white blossoms in spring followed by bright, scarlet red berries that ripen through the summer. In fall, the red color of the leaves is really quite attractive. The fruit is quite sour when eaten fresh but make excellent preserves.
Excellent For Jams, Mixes Well With Others
Pincherries are a native fruit with a great deal of potential. In the last few years, researchers as well as growers are becoming aware of the potential of pincherry as a commercial crop. A sound, consistent fruiter, the cherries make excellent jams and provide a unique flavour when mixing with other fruit.
Sea Buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides)
A shrub that produces attractive berries high in vitamin C. It is said to be effective in treating various ailments. Many people believe consuming the berries helps with arthritis, infections, asthma, among other things. Because Sea Buckthorn plants have attractive pale silvery-green leaves, dense branches, and large thorns, people like to grow them in ornamental hedges or as a first row in a shelterbelt. Very popular with permaculture types who use the nitrogen fixing properties of this plant to benefit other nearby fruits.
Sea Buckthorn grows to 10ft (3m), is very salt tolerant, has a silvery white leaf, suckers freely and has many clusters of orange berries. What makes this plant interesting is it’s medicinal qualities. Europeans have long known the berries to be rich in vitamin C. Many of the burn victims from Chernobyl were treated with Sea Buckthorn oil. This plant has exciting new possibilities for fruit growers.