Rowanberry/Sorbus/Mountain Ash/... For Human Consumption

jplaylandNovember 24, 2013

I'm trying to grow pretty much any decent tasting edible berry that can grow in my yard. I can't find much in English about varieties for fresh consumption and varieties best for preserves. I'm looking for the best fruit bearing sorbus species/cultivar.

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floral_uk z.8/9 SW UK

You could look up Sorbus domestica which has been cultivated for human consumption in the past.

    Bookmark   December 28, 2013 at 12:31PM
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Jennifer_Ruth(Z 10, Sunset Z 23)

One Green World Nursery carries six varieties of Mountain Ash and its hybrids chosen for good-tasting fruit; four of them are listed as hardy to Z 2, and the others to Z 4.

Raintree Nursery carries three of the varieties.

Here is a link that might be useful: One Green World Nursery

    Bookmark   February 13, 2014 at 9:15PM
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