Mulberry is not only for silkworms

Morus mulberry

Morus – mulberry is not only for silkworms Mulberry (Morus) is associated with China, silkworms, and noble, elegant silk. And rightly so. However, in our climate, mulberry is primarily a beautiful, decorative tree of fruit-growing importance. Its dark, oblong fruits resemble blackberries and ripen from June to September. They are sweet, delicate, with a sour aftertaste. […]

Morus Mojo Berry produces berries from May right through until September

Morus Mojo Berry produces berries from May right through until September on old and new wood, meaning you can pick your own mulberries within the first year after planting. That’s as opposed to the usual 5 or 6 years needed by most other mulberries.   Mojo Berry is dwarf and compact. It only reaches a […]

Prunus laurocersus Sofia is frost resistant to -25ᵒC

Prunus laurocerasus Sofia is exceptionally beautiful and… resistant to frost, and at the same time is evergreen.   Sofia has very nice, narrow leaves with serrated edges. It looks much more delicate (and also more exotic) than other laurels. It can be planted as solitaire or in groups, e.g. as a hedge. In sunny positions, […]

Juniperus scopulorum Blue Ivory – silver medalist of GrootGroen+ 2019

Juniperus Blue Ivory looks a bit like its relative Blue Arrow with its habit and color. With one major difference – Blue Ivory shoots are creamily variegated. Thanks to this, Blue Ivory looks lighter and slightly less serious than Blue Arrow. It allows you to create beautiful hedges that practically don’t require cutting. It can […]

Miss Saori bred with love

What a romantic story! The Japanese breeder Ryoji Irie loved his wife so much that he named with her name one of the nicest and the most awarded variety of Hydrangea macrophylla of You&Me series.   This Hydrangea was presented as a debutant at the RHS Chelsey Flower Show and immediately was chosen as the […]

Hydrangea paniculata Skyfall

Hydrangea paniculata Skyfall invariably reminds me of comics about Asterix and Obelix. The ancient Gauls, the main characters of these comics, were afraid of one thing – that the sky would fall on their heads. I wonder how they would cope with the amazing impression that this hydrangea makes.   Hydrangea Skyfall has huge inflorescences […]

Thuja occidentalis ‘Sunny Smaragd’ PBR

Thuja occidentalis ‘Sunny Smaragd’ PBR connects beautiful, sunny color and all positive characteristics of green ‘Smaragd’   ‘Sunny Smaragd’ is just different than other yellow thuyas – there are 8 special characteristics: It can grow in full sun, and yet it doesn’t suffer from sunburn so typical for other colored thuyas. Planted even in partial shade […]

Vaccinium corymbosum Flamingo PBR – looks and tastes great

Vaccinium corymbosum Flamingo PBR, as a “child” of Bluecrop, offers us tasty and sweet fruits, and additionally, looks really great and unique, because of its light pink leaves. The blueberry Flamingo is a tasty morsel for plant collectors who are looking for interesting specimens. Flamingo combines extraordinary beauty with practical application. It fructifies like any […]