Skagit County Master Gardener Foundation

Cultivating plants, people and communities since 1977

Berries, Berries, Berries!  Exhibited here are Heritage, Willamette and Blackcap raspberries along with three types of strawberries. Thornless boysenberries, triple crown blackberries, black and clove currants and rhubarb round out the other small fruits.
Learn more about how to Grow Your Own Food. Check out the Planting Calendar extracted from the WSU Extension Bulletin on Home Vegetable Gardening in Washington.  The extensive Gardening Publication Library has many valuable references for gardening in the Pacific Northwest.

Small Fruits Plant List

#Botanical NameCultivarCommon NameTreeNative
1Fragaria 'Seascape'strawberry
2Rheum 'Cherry Red'rhubarb
3Ribes nigrum 'Titania'black currant
4Ribes odoratum 'Crandall'clove currant
5Rubus fruticosis 'Triple Crown Thornless'blackberry
6Rubus ursinusboysenberry*
7Vaccinium angustifolium 'Brunswick Maine'low-bush blueberry
8Vaccinium angustifolium 'Burgundy Maine'low-bush blueberry
9Vaccinium corymbosum 'Northsky'half-high blueberry
10Vaccinium vitus-idaealingonberry
11Vaccinium ovatumevergreen huckleberry