Aronia are upright bushy native shrubs 5-10 feet tall nicknamed ‘aroniaberry’ or ‘chokeberry’. They have large clusters of beautiful white flowers in the spring which are attractive to butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Deep purple/ black seedless berries grow in large clusters and are easy to harvest in September. The berries are very high in antioxidants and vitamins and are wonderful in preserves, juices and wines.
Three year old plants. Vigorous and easy to grow, reaching 6' in height. Yields berries in 2 years or less. Excellent for juices, wines, and jams. High in vitamin C and antioxidents.
Dwarf Bush Sour Cherries:
Three year old plants. Winter hardy, 7' - 9' in height. Ripens to almost black, dark purple berries in late July or early August. Exceptional for fresh-eating, pies, preserves, wines, and juice. Self-pollinating.
Compact Cherry Trees:
15' - 20' tall compact tree with bright red sour cherries. The fruit is excellent for pies and jams. Self pollinating.
Sweet Cherry Pie
Compact tree with sweet, but not quite sweet enough for fresh eating, but fantastic for jams, jellies, and pies.
Lingonberry plants are new for Great Northern Berries. These one foot tall upright plants are of the blueberry and cranberry family. The low, spreading plants with beautiful glossy leaves make a nice contrast to the small bright red 3/8-1/2” berries. The plants grow well in light, well-drained acidic soils in full sun with good drainage. The plants are pollinated by native bumblebees. Planting with 12-18” spacing in rows 4-5 ft. apart; they grow similarly to blueberries. Fruits are used in preserves and juices in jams and jellies, sauces, juice and wines, in baking and ice cream. They are high in antioxidants and vitamins, and may have medicinal values.
Somewhat tart, highly flavored fruit remains on plants for several weeks without deteriorating. Harvest is in early fall.
A large and lovely crabapple variety which does well as a specimen tree in your yard, used as a windbreak, or for wildlife and riparian plantings. As attractive as this well-known tree is, it’s just as valued for its juicy fruit that is sure to attract birds and wildlife. Sweeter and larger than other crabapples, the fruit is excellent for eating fresh, making pies, butter, jams, jellies, ciders and sauces.