Burnt Ridge Nursery Winter 2022 Catalog

Burnt Ridge Nursery Winter 2022 Catalog
The 2022 Burnt Ridge winter 2022 catalog is available. Shipping to the eastern states extends to June 30, while it is November to June to the west coast.

The company specializes in woody plants and vines that produce edible fruits or nuts. Look for the index on page 1 with the plants listed alphabetically by common name. This features so many wonderful kinds of fruit plants that I can only mention a few.

The catalog contains lots of helpful information on growing fruit plants. Besides selling sciionwood and fruit tree rootstocks, it also has lots of books and videos on fruit growing.

Gardeners will find very helpful lists of plants for various purposes, regions, and the like on the inside of the front and back covers There are species for shade, wet soils, very cold areas, hot, dry areas, and ones for wildlife, honey bees, etc.
New nut plants include Marrisard chestnut and various kinds of hazelnuts.

New apple varieties include Cinnamon Spice. Hardy to zone 5, this apple is medium to large with a spicy aroma and spicy taste that is hard to beat. These fruits are ready to harvest in late October.

The catalog is introducing a new apple variety from New Zealand, Monty’s Surprise apple. The nursery has a waiting list for the trees whenever USDA allows the plant out of quarantine, which was scheduled for February 2022. (CHECK). This bears extremely large, juicy, great tasting, juicy fruits. Reports indicate this is one of the most nutritious apples around.

The catalog has a huge number of new and returning grape varieties. The new wine grapes include Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir, Gewurztraminer, and Siegerrabe.

This has six or so other new grape varieties as well, including Marquuis, Hope, Agria, and Interlaken. Black Monukka grape is hardy to zone 6. These thin skinned grapes are great tasting with crisp flesh. The plant does best in areas with hot, dry, long summers. The fruits are borne in large clusters.

Steuben grape is hardy to zone 4. This disease resistant plant brings bright color in autumn. The fruits are perfect for eating fresh and juice. They resemble Concord grapes.

New and returning pears include Red Sensation Bartlett and Summercrisp. Summercrisp pear is hardy to zone 4 and originated in Minnesota. The fireblight resistant plant bears crisp, utterly sweet, medium sized pears. They can be stored for several months.

Red Sensation Bartlett is hardy to zone 5. The compact tree is very high yielding. The pears store fairly well. They’re red and quite juicy with a sweet flavor.

New and returning cherry varieties for 2022 include White Gold cherry and Gold cherry. White Gold cherry originated at Cornell University and is hardy to zone 4. The disease resistant plant is a cross of Emperor Francis cherry and Stella cherry. The self fertile tree is late to bloom. The cherries have a soft yellow skin blushed with red. The flesh is also yellow.

Early Bird mulberry is also new. Hardy to zone 4, this ripens very early. The fruit is blackish-red.

New European elderberry varieties include Sampo and Mascherg. Sampo elderberry is hardy to zone 4. This can serve as a pollinator for Samdal and other European elderberries. The plant is high yielding and originated in Denmark. The black fruits are quite delicious.

Royalty Purple black raspberry is also new. Hardy to zone 4, this originated by crossing a red raspberry with a black raspberry. The vigorous canes aren’t as likely to spread as most raspberry plants do. The plant bears very sweet, firm, large fruits with a great flavor.

New blueberry varieties include Cabernet Splash, Polaris, and O’Neil. The latter is a southern blueberry variety. Polaris is hardy to zone 3 and originated at the University of Minnesota. The plants are around 4 feet tall with a matching spread. This is a Northern highbush blueberry that ripens early. The firm fruits are medium sized and firm.

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