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New products at Dobies

by Sarah - June 16th, 2010.
Filed under: Dobies, New Products.

New items today at Dobies

Gooseberry Espera 1 Plant
Gooseberry Espera 1 Plant £14.95
This gooseberry produces some of the largest, juiciest gooseberries ever! It shows good disease resistance, producing healthy, very upright growth, and a heavy crop of very large, smooth-skinned, dark red fruit. The aroma and flavour is exquisite – pop them into your mouth and enjoy a sweet, juicy taste explosion! Suited to most soils. Crops from mid June. Toby’s choice – “Enjoy a sweet, juicy taste explosion!” Full growing instructions included. November onward

Apple Redlove® Circe 1 Tree
Apple Redlove® Circe 1 Tree £24.95
Dobies are proud to present to you the world’s first fine-tasting and scab-resistant red-fleshed apple, Redlove®. Representing the culmination of one man’s twenty years of hard work, it is, quite simply, a new eating experience and is outstanding in so many ways:• Uniquely coloured – Rosy-red flesh with a beautiful pattern running through it• Deliciously tasty – Crisp and juicy with a tingly summer freshness• Even better for you – Higher in antioxidants than other apples• Disease resistant – Exceptionally high resistance to scab• Attractive in the garden – Unusual, long-lasting, deep pink spring blossom• Versatile in the kitchen – Delicious eaten raw but also ideal for cooking (it retains its red colour)Grown on M9 rootstock, it will produce an easily managed tree up to approximately 2.5m (8′) tall in the garden, smaller if grown in a large container. Though not self-fertile, it’s easily pollinated by other apple trees, even up to 300m away. Supplied as a top quality 1 year old, single stem, bare root plant, with full growing instructions. Full growing instructions included. November onward
Rhubarb Stockbridge Arrow Pack of 3 Plants
Rhubarb Stockbridge Arrow Pack of 3 Plants £13.95
Arrow-shaped leaves and thick, deep red sticks (up to 60cm [2′] long when forced). Bred in Yorkshire, it produces a heavy crop (up to 2.5kg [6lb] per plant), with very few thin/waste sticks. Ideal for forcing, outdoor production and exhibition! Full growing instructions included. November onward
Apple Paradis Idylla 1 Tree
Apple Paradis Idylla 1 Tree £21.95
One of the earliest apples available – ready to pick from mid August. The apples are medium to large in size, bright pink with flashes of orange, firm fleshed and juicy, with a sweet taste that becomes more apparent as they mature. It’s a compact variety that is ideal for growing in large containers, against a wall or trellis, as well as in the garden.Lubera have spent nearly twenty years breeding apples with the aim of producing varieties that would be great-tasting, productive and easy to grow in the garden. With the Lubera Paradis range they have achieved their goal! Paradis apples are all delicious tasting, extremely productive (they produce apples in the 2nd year after planting) and very scab resistant, making them easy to grow without having to resort to fungal sprays. Grafted onto M9 rootstock, which produces a semi-dwarf tree.Buy any three apple trees and SAVE £12.00, excluding Apple Redlove®, (if ordering 6 trees you can also save £12.00 on the 6th tree). Full growing instructions included. November onward
Epimedium Lilafee Pack of 1 Bare Root
Epimedium Lilafee Pack of 1 Bare Root £6.45
A compact-growing, clump-forming variety which, like all epimediums, will thrive even in dry shade, where little else will. The green foliage is topped with bright lilac flowers in early spring. Height 20cm. Full growing instructions included. Mid February March-May Ideal for beds and borders, patio pots and containers. Prefers partial shade.
Bay Tree 1 Plant - HALF PRICE!
Bay Tree 1 Plant – HALF PRICE! £12.45
A bay tree is a handsome addition to any garden being attractive the whole year round. The glossy leaves are deliciously aromatic and can be picked and used in the kitchen in any number of dishes. Easy to grow and fully hardy, it can be pruned to keep it small or fashioned into an imposing specimen bush or pyramid. Supplied as a healthy plant in a 1.5 litre plastic pot, approximately 40-60cm (16-24″) high.HALF PRICE WITH EVERY ORDER – normal price £24.95; special price £12.45! Offer limited to one plant per order. Full growing instructions included. November onward
Strawberry Malwina Pack of 12 Plants
Strawberry Malwina Pack of 12 Plants £14.95
What makes this strawberry unusual is the distinctive bright red flesh – it’s much richer in colour than traditional varieties. The mouth-watering, conical-shaped fruit are large, juicy and packed with flavour. Plus it’s disease tolerant and will reliably provide you with a heavy crop of fruit, starting to ripen from mid June and continuing through to mid July.Buy any three packs of strawberries and SAVE £9.00 (if ordering 6 packs you can also save £9.00 on the 6th pack). Plant Strawberries 45cm (18″) apart with 75cm (2½’) between each row. Choose a sunny, sheltered spot and dig in plenty of well-rotted manure or compost. Full growing instructions included. November onward Note: At despatch time, plants will be partially dormant and some may have very little foliage. Once planted they will establish good root systems and be ready to grow away vigorously in spring.Plants supplied will be strong, open-ground runners (plants), certified under the Plant Health Propagation Scheme (PHPS). All plants will be hand graded and selected before packing.HEALTH BENEFITS: One of the most nutritious of fruits! Low in calories (approximately 90 calories per punnet). Very high in vitamin C (five berries a day provides more vitamin C than an orange!). High in folate (which aids memory and concentration). Plus high in fibre too!
Raspberry Twotimer Sugana Pack of 6 Plants (canes) - Buy 4, get 2 FREE!
Raspberry Twotimer Sugana Pack of 6 Plants (canes) – Buy 4, get 2 FREE! £37.90
This versatile raspberry earns its name from the two crops it will give you in the same year! Like other autumn raspberries, it will crop on the new season’s growth August-October, but you should leave these stems to re-crop the following June, whilst training the new stems in for the following autumn’s crop. The delicious raspberries are larger than any other autumn fruiting raspberry. Plus, with a strong, upright habit they are ideal for growing in containers on the patio. And plants show good disease resistance too! Supplied in 12cm pots with full instructions. Full growing instructions included. November onward
Orange Miniature 1 Plant - HALF PRICE
Orange Miniature 1 Plant – HALF PRICE £12.45
A miniature orange would make an attractive addition to any room in your home. With its glossy, dark green foliage, deliciously scented white flowers and attractive little fruits, it will provide a little taste of the Mediterranean! It’s also perfect for a conservatory, and can be moved out onto the patio during the summer months. Supplied as a healthy plant in a 12cm plastic pot, approximately 30cm (12″) high. OFFER LIMITED TO ONE PLANT PER ORDER. Full growing instructions included. November onward