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Updated 22nd May 2020

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Coronavirus advice

The nursery now open for business again. The nursery is guaranteed virus-free zone, with no visitors, workers or other personnel coming onto site. Andi is handling all the nursery maintenance and is not leaving the site. Except for pallet sized orders (minimum order value 300) stock is collection-only.



3yr Aronia offer

Shrub native to Northern Asia and North America, long bred for its richly flavoured berries used in fruit juices and jams, or eaten raw. Important bee plant. Now known to be one of the richest sources of antioxidants, even superior to blueberries, sea buckthorn or gojiberries. Planted commericially in North America, Russia, Poland, Germany, the Baltic States and Scotland (mainly for juice production). Yields are among the highest of any berry: three times that of blueberries and ten times that of goji berries.

Aronia juice is starting to appear in health food shops in Ireland, where it sells at a premium price.

Easy to grow with good yields from the second or third year. An established bush can produce 10kg of berries per annum, with production continuing for thirty years or more). The picking season extends 4-6 weeks, from late August (in 2019 the last berries were picked 2nd November). The berries can withstand frost.

Aronia is very frost hardy (won't be killed off by a repeat of December 2010) and tolerant of most soils. However, it is not suitable for very exposed maritime situations or waterlogged ground.

We are offering 3yr plants of the variety Hugin, the most compact of the aronia varieties, with the smallest but sweetest berries, with the highest content of phenolic compounds (the compounds linked to health benefits). Maximum height 1.2-1.5m. Aronia combines very well with cranberry and/or lingonberry (see above) in a sugar-free conserve.

Hugin is particularly suitable to growing as a hedge; plant at 60cm apart. Stand alone bushes intended for maximum berry production can be planted at 1.5m spacing with 3-4m between rows. All the plants will produce berries this year (almost all of them already cropped in 2019).

The plants are sufficiently robust for planting out into a final position, or can be grown on in a bed for a further year. All will produce berries this year.

50 plants 225, 100 plants 400, 200 plants 700. Further discount negotiable for larger quantities.



Pinus cembra

Pinus cembra , the Arolla stone pine, is native to the Alps and Carpathians, where it grows at a higher altitude than any other conifer. It is a very tough tree, capable of thriving in barren stony soil. In its harsh native environment it can take decades to reach nut-bearing age but when cultivated the first nuts appear at about 12 years. Requires well-drained soil. Slow growing, adding only 6-12cm per year in the early years (about 30-40cm per year at peak growth), and eventually reaching ten to twenty metres. Best planted in small groups on your driest, stoniest land! Provided the trees are kept weed free, can be planted into final positions even at 20cm tall.

3yr trees 20-30cm in 2L pot.

Price: €10 ea, 5 trees €40, 10 trees €70, 20 trees €120


Pinus pumila

Pinus pumila, the dwarf Siberian pine, is native to the Russian Pacific coast, Northern Japan and parts of Korea and China. Closely related to Pinus koraiensis and Pinus siberica. It forms a dwarf tree or large shrub, occasionally reaching 6 metres but more typically 2-3 metres. Compared to other pinenuts, the nuts are very small. In Siberia and parts of Japan the nuts are harvested for their oil. Of the pinenut trees offered here, the most suitable for really tough situations. Very suited to mass-planting in harsh coastal or upland environments. Compared to its subalpine relatives, grows relatively quickly in Ireland and could be used for as a nurse tree for other low growing species. Hardiness Zone 5

3yr trees 15-25cm (20-25cm spread) in 5L pot

Price: €10 ea, 5 trees €40, 10 trees €70, 20 trees €120


Pinus pinea

Pinus pinea, the Mediterranean stone pine, grows well in Ireland and will produce the first nuts after 8-10 years. It is a tough hardy tree, slow growing with spreading habit, tolerant of frost to -15°C. Hardiness Zone 8. It will grow in any well-drained soil. Very good in coastal locations. This is by far the best choice of pinenut tree for Ireland. For best results for nuts, plant a minimum of 5-6 trees.

4yr trees 50-70cm in 9L airpot

Bulk offers: 5 trees €100, 10 trees €175, 20 trees €300, 50 trees: €600


5yr trees 60-80cm in 25L airpot. Similar to the 9L trees offered above but with more side branches and greater root development. The first mature cones can be expected within 5 years. Very good value

Price: €40 ea, 5 trees €150, 10 trees €250

Bulk offer 20 trees: €400



Holm oak (Quercus ilex)

This is the evergreen oak native to Mediterranean countries. The acorns have a long history of being used for food. Will produce first acorns at about 10 years. Very tough, excellent for seaside exposure. Can be grown as a hedge.

4yr trees 25-40cm, in 7L pots. 10 trees €70, 20 trees €120, 50 trees €250

3yr rootballed seedlings 18-25cm. 10 trees €35, 50 trees €125. Very good value.Sold out