• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education skip experiences global resources cider press projects digital market permies.com private forums all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • Anne Miller
  • Nicole Alderman
  • r ranson
  • Pearl Sutton
  • Mike Haasl
  • paul wheaton
  • Joylynn Hardesty
  • Dave Burton
  • Joseph Lofthouse
master gardeners:
  • jordan barton
  • Greg Martin
  • Carla Burke
  • Ash Jackson
  • Kate Downham

Early Ripening Seaberry

Posts: 19
Location: Northern Colorado 7,500' Zone 4
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I live in the mountains and have a short growing season (around 65 days). I'm wondering which Seaberry varieties ripen in August or earlier. In the nursery catalogs some Seaberry plants are listed as ripening in "mid September" or "late September", but many varieties don't have an estimated ripening date. I have some raspberry plants that never ripen before heavy frosts in the fall (around mid September) so if possible I want to avoid that with my Seaberry plants.

Posts: 1191
Location: Torrey, UT; 6,840'/2085m; 7.5" precip; 125 frost-free days
goat duck trees books chicken bee
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
This would definitely be worth selecting for if you have room and time for a project. We got a bundle of 25 nice seedling plants from Lawyer Nursery that were really cheap, and I'll probably plant more next year. I'll keep my eye out "the one" that works. Maybe you can too and increase our odds.
100th Issue of Permaculture Magazine
will be released to subscribers in: soon!
    Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic