Reader Offer: save 15% on blueberry bushes and grape vines from Pomona Fruits

Growing your own blueberries and vines will add appeal to your plantings as well as a welcome harvest of summer fruits. 

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• Vaccinium corymbosum Blueberries are expensive to buy in shops, yet easy to grow and once established, will crop reliably for years. As well as being suitable for growing in the open ground (in an acid soil), they are perfect for growing in containers (using ericaceous compost). Their pretty, white, bell-shaped spring flowers, succulent summer fruits and brilliant autumn foliage, make them exceptionally good patio plants. Blueberries are self-fertile but it is best to plant two different cultivars to improve pollination.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blueberry ‘Herbert’   Offer Price £12.70
A heritage cultivar that continues to be popular as it produces some
of the largest, best-flavoured blueberries. This is a vigorous and heavy-cropping bush.
Season: from mid August.

Blueberry ‘Ozarkblue’   Offer Price £12.70
One of the best cultivars for flavour, also producing large berries. Can be grown throughout the UK. The bush is only moderately vigorous and therefore ideal for container growing.
Season: from mid August.

Blueberry ‘Spartan’   Offer Price £12.70
One of the best-flavoured cultivars, cropping early in the season and producing the most attractive light-blue berries. The fruits are large with a delicious, sweet, tangy flavour. The large, glossy green leaves turn orange and yellow in the autumn.
Season: from early July.

 

• Vitis vinifera Grape vines have been grown in Britain since Roman times. They are very hardy plants that require only a little space and can be planted along a south-facing wall or fence, or trained over an arch or pergola. With modern cultivars, it is now possible to plant grapes outside in most UK areas, which can be used for eating fresh or making wine.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grape vine Black Hamburgh    Offer Price £14
This very old dessert grape is the same as the 1768 Great Vine at Hampton Court Palace. Large, dark red/purple, juicy and sweet fruits. Will ripen in a cold greenhouse but will benefit from heat in cooler areas.
Season: September.

Grape vine ‘Poloske Muscat’    Offer Price £14
A modern, white dessert/wine grape that can be grown outdoors in most UK areas. The yellow-green fruits are sweet with a light muscat flavour. Mildew resistant. Heavy cropping. Season: September.

Grape vine ‘Muscat Bleu’    Offer Price £14
New, dessert grape, popular for its reliability and fruit quality. For an outdoor cultivar it produces very large fruits with a rich, muscat flavour. Crops well in most UK areas. Good disease resistance.
Season: September.

 

How to order
• By phone: 01255 440410, with your credit or debit card, quoting offer code GL7BGP.

• Online at pomonafruits.co.uk/GL7BGP.

• By post: you will find an order form to complete and send offin the July issue (262) 

• Postage & packing Please add £7.95 p&p to your total order.

• Offer closes 31 August 2018. Available to UK mainland only. Delivery within 14 days.

• See Pomona Fruits' full range at pomonafruits.co.uk

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