Washoe Master Gardener Berry Plant Sale

We are thrilled to provide a Washoe County Master Gardener online plant sale this year! The Master Gardeners will use the proceeds to update equipment used to identify insects and plant problems, as well as equipment for community outreach!

Order Online

To order online, please visit: www.washoemastergardenerplantsale.eventbrite.com.

Strawberry Varieties

strawberry plants

Honeoye

The Honeoye strawberry plant combines winter hardiness, high productivity, with a great firm, large-sized berry. The large berries are easier to pick, and produce high yields over a long fruiting season.

strawberry plants

San Andreas

San Andreas is day neutral strawberry that will continue to set and ripen fruit all summer long. San Andreas also has a good disease resistance profile. Typically high-quality fruit early in the season, together with a low chilling requirement.

strawberry plants

Seascape

Seascape fruit is large and flavorful with an attractive glossy finish. Seascape produces large berries with excellent flavor over a long season, but is concentrated in late spring with high yields in the fall. Low chilling requirement.

Variety
Season
Berry Size
Flavor
Firmness
Winter Hardy
Zones
Honeoye Early Mid-Season Large Good Firm Good 3 to 8
Seascape Day Neutral Large Good Medium Firm Good 4 to 7
San Andreas Day Neutral Large Good Firm Good 4 to 7

Raspberry Varieties

Jewel Black Raspberry

Jewel
Black Raspberry

Jewel is a black raspberry that produces yields of high quality berries rich in antioxidants. The fruit is glossy black in color, a large size, and has a delicious raspberry flavor. It is a great choice for use in jams and jellies.

Joan J Raspberry

Joan J
Red Raspberry

Joan J is a high-yielding, thornless, early primocane raspberry variety. The fruit is large and holds its size well. Berries are firm, easy picking with good flavor. Highly recommended for planting when early fruit is required.

Polka Red Raspberry

Polka
Red Raspberry

Polka is primocane raspberry variety with a more upright growing habit than other varieties. Berries are large, very firm, and have good flavor. This raspberry plant bears some fruit the first fall of planting year, and either summers or falls after that depending on care.

Variety
Season
Berry Size
Flavor
Firmness
Winter Hardy
Thornless
Zones
Jewel Black Floricane*/Summer Bearing Large Excellent Firm Good Light hair-like thorns 5 to 8
Joan J Primocane*/Fall Bearing Large Good Firm Excellent Yes 4 to 8
Polka Primocane*/Fall Bearing Large Good Very Firm Good Light hair-like thorns 4 to 8
*Floricane indicates summer bearing varieties that produce fruit one year after planting.
* Primocane indicates fall bearing varieties that produce fruit on first year canes.

Blackberry Varieties

Natchez

Natchez blackberry is the earliest ripening thornless variety with very high production potentials. Large good tasting berries. This summer bearing blackberry plant bears fruit 1 year after planting.

Chester

Chester Blackberry is winter hardy and productive thornless Blackberry. This blackberry produces large, high-quality fruit that ripens in early to mid-August. The fruit has good flavor when fully ripe. This plant bears fruit 1 year after planting.

 

Variety
Season
Berry Size
Flavor
Firmness
Winter Hardy
Thornless
Zones
NatchezFloricane/Summer BearingVery LargeExcellentFirm Yes5 to 9
ChesterFloricane/Summer BearingLargeGoodFirm Yes5 to 9
*Floricane indicates summer bearing varieties that produce fruit one year after planting.
* Primocane indicates fall bearing varieties that produce fruit on first year canes.