Grapevines, Kiwis & Hops
Autumn / Winter 2012/2013
Our grapevines are grafted to avoid the deadly Phylloxera
root aphid, which has been reported in the UK recently, and so far has been contained.
GRAPEVINES - INDOOR
Lakemont Sold out
Yellow, seedless with good muscat flavour. Resists mildew
and downy mildew.
GRAPEVINES - OUTDOOR 11.50
old highly-rated black/red
dessert, considered best bulk producer for UK conditions,
did very well in recent poor summers. 13.50
||New red variety for wine or dessert,
inside or out, resists mildew & downy mildew. |
||very large muscat berry, turns yellow
when ripe in October, heavy crop. Wine or dessert.|
Rich flavour with hint of strawberry. Easy to grow. Ripens late September.
Wine grape, heavy yielding, ripens October, some resistance to powdery mildew, Does well in urban back yards. 13.50
KIWI £6.00 Perennial vine-like climbers.
Need a warm site to crop outdoors but are reliable croppers in the
greenhouse. They have attractive foliage and scented flowers so make a good
ornamental, with crops outdoors in warm summers as a bonus.
Larger older plants £25.00
Self-fertile, likes a warm spot outdoors or in the greenhouse.
Solo fruits are smaller than the usual shop kiwis.
|Tomuri young plants £6.00
Male pollinator for Hayward, use approx 1 male to 5 females if grown in close proximity.
HARDY KIWI - Actinidia arguta £25.00 each
AMBROSIA - Female with small sweet fruits, pollinated by Weika.
PURPURNA SADOWA - Very hardy, small sweet kiwi, red fruited in the sun; for outdoor growing. Pollinated by Weika, below.
WEIKA - Male hardy Kiwi to pollinate Purpurna Sadowa.
DWARF HOPS £7.00
Prima Donna - reaches
2-3 metres. Out of the East Malling hop breeding project,
this new dwarf hop produces excellent cones for brewing as
well as young shoots for cooking as a vegetable in early spring.
Deciduous climber - stems die down each autumn, but makes
a good summer screen.
- about 30 cms smaller all round than Prima Donna, with yellow
foliage, but the brewing, edibility and landscaping potentials
are the same.