Garden Berry

Garden Berries

Except where noted, grow garden berries just like tomatoes, starting indoors 4 weeks before frost. Or direct sow about the time of last frost. Heirloom berry seeds are usually tiny, so be careful not to cover too deeply.

Garden Huckleberry

Garden Huckleberry GR103

(Solanum melanocerasum) 75 days. Large purple berries that are cooked and... Read More
Ground Cherry

Ground Cherry GR101

(P. pruinosa) 70 days. Huge yields of tart-sweet berries. This is the common... Read More

Naranjilla GR104

(Solanum quitoense) A really unique fruit from the Andes; delicious swee... Read More

Wonderberry GR105

(Solanum burbankii). 75 days. Developed by Luther Burbank; tasty, small... Read More
Strawberry Spinach

Strawberry Spinach GR107

(Chenopodium capitatum) An old-fashioned plant that dates to 1600 in Europe.... Read More
Giant Cape Gooseberry

Cape Gooseberry GR108

(Physalis peruviana) The cape gooseberry is native to Brazil and was grown... Read More
Chinese Lantern Gigantea

Chinese Lantern Gigantea GR125

(Physalis franchetii) This lovely 2-foot perennial produces pretty seed... Read More
Blackberries (Schwartzenbeeren)

Blackberries (Schwartzenbeeren) GR133

(Solanum nigrum) 75 days—Also called “blaubeeren.” Attractive 2- to 3-foot... Read More
Otricoli orange Nigrum garden berry web

Otricoli Orange Berry GR131

(Solanums nigrum) 70 days. Here’s a most unusual Nightshade plant, collected... Read More
Aunt Molly Ground Cherry

Aunt Molly's Ground Cherry GR132

65 days. Polish heirloom variety has unusually fine flavor—very sweet with... Read More

Jaltomato GR111

Jaltomata sp.) Used in Mexican cuisine, Jaltomatos are native to Central... Read More
Attila Strawberry

Attila Strawberry GR220

(Fragaria vesca) It’s an alpine strawberry that makes runners! Ever-bearing... Read More
Litchi Tomato / Morelle De Balbis

Litchi Tomato or Morelle De Balbis GR112

(S. sisymbriifolium) This was a favorite with customers who saw and sampled... Read More
Pepino Melon

Pepino Melon GR117

(Solanum muricatum) This eggplant relative produces fruit that are the... Read More
Tamarillo or Tree Tomato

Tamarillo or Tree Tomato GR118

(Cyphomandra betaceae) This fruit is extremely popular in Latin America... Read More

Yellow Wonder Wild Strawberry GR122

This creamy yellow-fruited variety is a favorite of many in Europe. The... Read More

White Soul Alpine Strawberry GR129

(Fregaria vesca) An improved form of species Alpine Strawberry, White Soul... Read More
Red Lulu #1

Red Lulu Eggplant JS223

The lulu is a fruit that is closely related to tomatoes and the so called... Read More
Alexandra Strawberry

Alexandria Strawberry GR221

(Fragaria vesca) Deep scarlet, egg-shaped fruits weigh two to three grams... Read More

Tzimbalo Melon Pear GR135

This wild relative of Pepino is similar to it, and may even be Pepino's... Read More
Dwarf Tamarillo

Dwarf Tamarillo GR136

Miniature version of our regular Tamarillo, and a close relative. But this... Read More
Baron Sole Macher

Baron Von Solemacher Strawberry GR222

Antique German variety yields dainty clusters of berries that are very... Read More

Regina Strawberry GR223

Intensely red, sweet and very richly flavored. Fruits are wide-shouldered... Read More

Ashwaghanda Garden Berry GR138

Indian native plant that is indispensable in Ayurvedic medicine. Widely... Read More
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