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Amber Sweet Goji®

$27.99

Common Name: Goji berry, Yellow goji berry, Lycium barbarum Amber Sweet Goji® cultivar’s fruit has a unique amber colour that are bigger and sweet compared to species varieties. Flowers are mauve from June-Sept and fruit ripen from late summer to fall. The fruit can be eaten fresh or dried or they may be added to various foods or drinks. Fructification starts 2 years after planting. The plant is undemanding and will even grow even in poor soil, preferring sunny areas. The maximum height is 2-2.5 m. The shoots can be trained like the climbing rose over supports, e.g. trellises, or left without support...

Asparagus 'Eclipse' 10 XL crowns

$18.99

 'Eclipse' was developed at the Univ. of Guelph, Canada, and has become a major contributor to the Ontario asparagus industry. High spear count on mature plants  'Eclipse' is an early-mid season hybrid that performs at its best in temperate and cool growing regions. Spear quality is exceptional with a diameter of medium-large thickness. Trials of Guelph Eclipse show that it is a precocious hybrid, providing high yields in the first years of harvest. Initially bred to produce green asparagus, Guelph Eclipse is also now being used for white spear production  Our crowns are 100% male. Plants will produce a light harvest in the 2nd year, a larger...

Asparagus 'Millennium' 10 XL crowns

$18.99

 Millennium asparagus was developed at the Univ. of Guelph, Canada, and has become a major contributor to the Ontario asparagus industry.  High Spear count on mature plants. Millennium is a mid-late harvest variety. Eclipse is an early-mid harvest Variety.  Millennium is a mid-late season hybrid that thrives in temperate and cool growing environments. Unrivaled longevity in field situations. Yields are high with a significant proportion of production later in the season. Thought to be best adapted to heavier soils, but results from growers indicate success with a wide range of soil types.  Including sandy soil.   Our crowns are 100% male. Plants will produce a light harvest...

Asparagus ‘Sweet Purple’

$22.99

Common Name: Produces attractive purple spears with a mild and sweet flavour, when cooked the spears will lose some of their purple colour, most tender variety. Asparagus is a springtime perennial vegetable, you should eat the spears when they first appear because they are most tender at that time. Wait to harvest any spears until the second year after the crowns have been planted. Size: 10 Crowns Height: 36.0" Spread: 12.0-24.0" Flower/Foliage Description: Light Requirement: Soil Type: Hardiness Zones: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9 Attributes: Deer Resistant, Edible, Showy Display Care: Easy Care  

Blackberry 'Balsors Hardy'

$16.99

An exceptionally very hardy variety from Nova Scotia. Bearing, on long spiny canes and over a long period. Berries are very large and sweet. Ripening in late summer(August). Produces fruit the second year. Zone 4.   Blackberries are great for baking or eating fresh off the plant.  HARVEST: Mid-Late AUG SELF-FERTILE  ZONE 4/5  

Blackberry 'Chester' THORNLESS

$15.99

Considered to be one of the most winter hardy and productive thornless varieties available, Chester produces large, very sweet, high quality berries with great flavour. Excellent for fresh use, jams, jellies, and baking. The vigorous semi-trailing plant can grow canes up to 3.5 meters (12 feet) long so it benefits from trellising. Shows good resistance to cane blight. HARVEST: MID AUG SELF-FERTILE  ZONE 4/5  

Blueberry 'Top Hat' EARLY SEASON

$13.99

 Early season variety. A one-of-a kind blueberry developed at Michigan State University. This compact blueberry produces loads of good tasting berries early in the summer. Top Hat's berries are well suited for fresh eating and baking.  This compact variety can be planed in a border or garden for easy access. Blueberries add fall color to the garden with their bright red and orange foliage.While Top Hat Blueberry is self-pollinating, we recommend pairing it with another suitable blueberry to increase the berry production of both varieties. Size: 2yr old/1 Liter Pot Height: 18.0-20.0" Spread: 18.0-24.0" Hardiness Zones: 3,4,5,6,7,8 Light requirement: Full Sun Attributes: Edible

Blueberry Highbush 'Blue Gold' MID SEASON

$15.99

Common Name: Highbush Blueberry  Mid-season variety with very good hardiness and excellent productivity. Bushes are compact, 1.2 m tall. Fruit is medium in size, firm, light blue with good flavor. Firm fruit and compact bush Size: 2yr old/1 liter potted plant It is necessary to grow more than one variety to insure good pollination.

Blueberry Highbush 'Bluecrop' MID-LATE SEASON

$12.99

Mid-Late season variety. Bushes are vigourous, 2 m tall, upright. Blueberries are very large, very firm, light blue with good flavour. Popular variety. A popular shrub prized for its reliable yields of large, tasty fruit, good productivity. Size: 2yr old/1 liter potted plant It is necessary to grow more than one variety to insure good pollination.

Blueberry Highbush 'Bonus' MID-LATE SEASON

$15.99

Common Name: Highbush Blueberry Mid-late season variety with very good hardiness and very good productivity. Bushes are vigorous, 1.4 m tall, upright. Fruit is very large, very firm, medium blue with very good flavour. The largest fruit available. Size: 2yr old/ 1 liter potted  It is necessary to grow more than one variety to insure good pollination.

Blueberry Highbush 'Chandler' LATE SEASON

$12.99

Common Name: Highbush Blueberry  Mid-Late season variety. Chandler is a favorite in the home garden and is famous for producing the world's largest blueberries. It is late ripening and has an extended harvest period.   New Lower price, same great quality! Size: 2yr old/1 Liter Pot  Chandler is self pollinating but will produce a better if you grow more than one variety to increase pollination.

Blueberry Highbush 'Chippewa' MID SEASON

$15.99

Common Name: Highbush Blueberry Mid season variety with very good hardiness and very good productivity. Bushes are vigourous, 1.4 m tall, compact. Blueberries are medium large, firm, very light blue and very sweet. Size: 2yr old/1 liter potted plant It is necessary to grow more than one variety to insure good pollination.

Blueberry Highbush 'Huron' MID SEASON

$15.99

Common Name: Highbush Blueberry Mid season variety with very good hardiness and very good productivity. Bushes are vigorous, 1.4 m tall, compact. Blueberries are large, firm, medium firmness, and good flavor. Size: 2yr old/1 liter potted plant It is necessary to grow more than one variety to insure good pollination.

Blueberry Highbush 'Northland' MID SEASON

$12.99

Common Name: Highbush Blueberry  Mid season variety with excellent hardiness and excellent productivity. Bushes are very vigourous, 1.4 m tall, dense with strong suckering. Fruit medium in size, firm, light blue with excellent flavour. Good wild flavour for a highbush.  Desirable variety for cold regions. New lower price, same great quality! Size: 2yr old/ 1 Liter Pot  It is necessary to grow more than one variety to insure good pollination.

Blueberry Highbush 'Patriot" MID SEASON

$12.99

Common Name: Highbush Blueberry Mid season variety with excellent hardiness and excellent productivity. Bushes are vigourous, 1.5 m tall, dense but open. Fruit medium to large, firm, medium blue with good flavour. Desirable variety for cold regions and in heavier soils. Fruit drops in size as the season advances. New lower price, same great quality! Size: 2yr old/1 liter potted plant It is necessary to grow more than one variety to insure good pollination.

Blueberry Highbush 'Polaris' EARLY SEASON

$15.99

Common Name: Highbush Blueberry Early variety with very good hardiness and good productivity. Bushes are vigorous, 1.2 m tall, compact and spreading. Fruit is medium in size, firm, light blue with excellent flavor. Good variety for cold climates. Firm fruit and compact bush Size: 2yr old/1 liter potted plant It is necessary to grow more than one variety to insure good pollination.

Blueberry Highbush 'Spartan' EARLY SEASON

$13.99

Common Name: Highbush Blueberry Early season variety with good hardiness and good productivity. Bushes are vigourous, 1.7 m tall, open. Blueberries are very large, very firm with excellent flavour. Desirable variety for its earliness and fruit quality. Requires good blueberry soils for best performance. Outstanding flavor Size: 2yr old/1 liter potted plant It is necessary to grow more than one variety to insure good pollination.

Blueberry Low Bush 'Brunswick' 3 plants

$12.99

Common name: Low Bush Blueberry  The flavor of Brunswick is similar to wild blueberries. Brunswick Blueberry was originally from Nova Scotia and grows vigorously in zones 3 - 6. Blueberries need acidic soil to preform best. They like a organically rich to sandy, medium to wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade.  Blueberry bushes trun a beautiful crimson color on the fall adding a much needed fall element to your landscape. Low bush varties grow up to 1ft and speard 2 feet. Forming a dense ground cover when planted in groups.   Annual pruning is not necessary but they...

Boysenberry THORNLESS

$15.99

The trailing canes grow 4-6 ft. tall. Boysenberries are harvested when the fruits drop from the vine at the slightest touch. Boysenberries don't keep well—so the best way to enjoy them is to grow them yourself. For best results, plant boysenberries in well-drained, slightly acidic soil in full sun. Self-pollinating. Zones 5-10. Despite its name, the Thornless boysenberry does have thorns, but they’re smaller (more like thin hairs) and less in number than found on the Thorny variety. Said to be less hardy than their prickly cousin, Thornless boysenberry should still survive a winter in regions as low as 6, particularly if...

Currant 'Primus White'

$17.99

 Compact bushes produce long racemes of white/transparent berries. The white currant is sweeter than the tart red currant. White currants are great for fresh eating as well as cooking or preserving. Disease resistant and hardy.  Currant transplants are small, usually consisting of 1 or more stems that can be 6"-12" or longer. When planted in fertile soil they will grow quickly the first few years. Sometimes as much as 2 feet per year.  You will get a small harvest the year after planting and each harvest will increase in size.   Size: Bare root 1yr old plant Height: 3.0-4.0' Spread: 2.5-3.0'...

Currant Black 'Titania'

$17.99

Common Name: Red Currant   A very large berry with excellent taste. Developed in Europe in the 1980's, Titania is extremely hardy and disease resistant, both to mildew and white pine blister rust. Growth habit is vigorous and up- right. Fruits heavily, with a long season of ripening, beginning midsummer and ending in early September. A bit milder than other cultivars, but with typical black currant flavor. Good for jams and preserves. Fruit is easy to pick and stores very well for several months. Mature height is 3-4 feet. Space 4 to 6 feet apart.  Currant transplants are small. When planted in fertile...

Currant Pink 'Pink Champagne'

$24.99

A very old, hard to find variety that produces large clusters of light pink berries on a compact bush. Still considered by many to be the best flavoured of all currants, it is great for fresh eating as well as cooking or preserving. Disease resistant and hardy.  Currant transplants are small, usually consisting of 1 stem 5"-12". When planted in fertile soil they will grow quickly in the first few years. Sometimes as much as 2 feet per year.  You will get a small harvest the year after planting and each harvest will increase in size. They should be planted 4-6inches...

Currant Red 'Rovada'

$17.99

Common Name: Red Currant  A very productive variety from the Netherlands, Rovada bears abundant, long and striking racemes of very large, beautiful, translucent red berries. Rovada fruit is sweet and flavorful with some tartness, good for fresh eating and for making excellent jams and jellies.  Currant transplants are small, usually consisting of 1 stem 5"-10". When planted in fertile soil they will grow quickly the first few years. Sometimes as much as 2 feet per year.  You will get a small harvest the year after planting and each harvest will increase in size.   New lower price, same great quality!  Size:...

Cymbopogon citratus (Lemon Grass)

$6.49

Common Name: Lemon Grass  Lemongrass plants to be used in Thai cooking, making tea, baked goods and anywhere you want fresh lemon flavor.  This plant can be planted in the ground for the summer, or kept in containers and brought inside for the winter months.  Size: 3.0 Potted Plant  Height: 10-12" Spread: 10-12" Hardy Zones: 9,10,11 Light requirement: Full sun Attributes: Attractive foliage

Elderberry 'Bob Gordon' 1 gallon

$19.99

Common Name: Elderberry  'Bob Gordon' produces large, sweet berries. 1/4in berries are much larger then most varieties. Discovered in the wild in 1999 by Robert Gordon in the USA.  When in flower Elderberry bushes not only look amazing but smell amazing. Snip off some of the small or lower flower heads and make elderflower lemonade! Berries must be cooked prior to eating.  Size: 1 Gallon plants Height: 6'-8' Spread: 5'-8' Light Requirements: Full Sun  ZONE: 4,5,6,7,8,9 Harvest: Sept

Elderberry 'Wyldewood' 1 gallon

$19.99

Common Name: Elderberry  'Wyldewood' is a newer variety that is known for producing huge amounts of berries. The flower heads are 2" wider then most varieties at almost a foot in diameter.  When in flower Elderberry bushes not only look amazing but smell amazing. Snip off some of the small or lower flower heads and make elderflower lemonade! Berries must be cooked prior to eating.  Size: 1 Gallon plants Height: 6'-8' Spread: 5'-8' Light Requirements: Full Sun  ZONE: 4,5,6,7,8,9 Harvest: Sept

Garlic, 'Elephant' 1 Bulb

$2.29

Common name: Fall Planting Garlic  Elephant garlic is milder than other garlic and more closely related to leek. Its flavor is slightly garlicy, but without the sharp, pungent bite. This variety of garlic is perfect to use if using it raw and you are looking for a mild flavour. When cooked the flavor becomes mildly sweet.   Storage-  Expect 3-6 months.    Bulbs require well drained soil. Will not perform well if soil holds to much water.  Sold as: 1 Bulb Size: M/L Bloom time: N/A Hardy Zones: 3-8 Height: N/A Planting depth: 2" Spacing: 6+" Light requirement: Full sun Attributes: Edible Repels Deer    

Garlic, Marbled Purple Stripe 'Siberian' 1 Bulb

$2.89

Common name: Fall Planting Garlic, Hardneck Garlic  Marbled Purple Stripe tend to have stunning purplish bulb wrappers. However, the cloves within are typically more on the brown side. Marbled Purple Stripes have grown steadily in popularity due to their consistent clove size, consistent taste, dependable growth in the garden and field, and relatively long storage life (six months and more).  The flavour of Siberian is hot when eaten raw but very mild, almost creamy garlic when cooked. Considered gourmet garlic.   If you are concerned about illness, this is the garlic for you.  Siberian has one of the highest concentrations of...

Garlic, Porcelain 'Music 1 Bulb

$2.89

Common name: Fall Planting Garlic, Hardneck Garlic   Music is a staple porcelain variety. The large cloves of porcelain are great for roasting and cooking.    They have large cloves, per bulb; 6 to 4 large cloves. Skins are not difficult to peel but they are tight, which helps them to store well into the new year.  Harvest- Mid season harvest. The wrappers are pretty sturdy on Porcelains and so the bulbs can stand waiting a bit longer before harvesting, maybe when 50 - 65% of the leaves are browning. Always dig down and inspect the bulbs to make sure they're doing well...

Garlic, Porcelain 'Yugoslavian' 1 Bulb

$2.89

Common name: Fall Planting Garlic, Hardneck Garlic   Yugoslavian has good porcelain flavour. The large cloves of porcelain are great for roasting and cooking.    They have large cloves, per bulb; 6 to 4 large cloves. Skins are not difficult to peel but they are tight, which helps them to store well into the new year.  Harvest- Mid season harvest. The wrappers are pretty sturdy on Porcelains and so the bulbs can stand waiting a bit longer before harvesting, maybe when 50 - 65% of the leaves are browning. Always dig down and inspect the bulbs to make sure they're doing well...

Garlic, Purple marbled Stripe 'Red Russian' 1 Bulb

$2.89

Common name: Fall Planting Garlic. Hardneck Garlic    Marbled Purple Stripe tend to have stunning purplish bulb wrappers. However, the cloves within are typically more on the brown side. Marbled Purple Stripes have grown steadily in popularity due to their consistent clove size, consistent taste, dependable growth in the garden and field, and relatively long storage life (six months and more).  Red Russian is a consistent grower and the perfect general purpose garlic. Hot but not a scorcher.    They have cloves per bulb; 6 to 8 being common. Skins are not difficult to peel but they are tight, which helps them...

Garlic, Purple Stripe 'Chesnok' 1 Bulb

$2.89

Common name: Fall Planting Garlic    Purple Stripes varieties taste ancient ( in a good way), with an array of characteristics when eaten. The flavour of Chesnok Red is strong without being over the top. Some find the Purple Stripe group to be the best for roasting, producing a sweet and exciting sensation on the palate.    They have a fair number of cloves per bulb; 8 to 12 being common. Because of this, the cloves are a good deal smaller than those of garlic from the Marbled Purple Stripe or Porcelain families, but they are typically uniform in size...

Garlic, Purple Stripe 'Metchi' 1 Bulb

$2.89

Common name: Fall Planting Garlic    Purple Stripes varieties taste ancient ( in a good way), with an array of characteristics when eaten. The flavour of Metchi is very spicy. Considered gourmet garlic. Some find the Purple Stripe group to be the best for roasting, producing a sweet and exciting sensation on the palate.    They have a fair number of cloves per bulb; 6 to 10 being common. Because of this, the cloves are a good deal smaller than those of garlic from the Marbled Purple Stripe or Porcelain families, but they are typically uniform in size and well-formed,...

Garlic, Rocambole 'German Red' 1 Bulb

$2.89

Common name: Fall Planting Garlic    Rocambole garlic is very popular in Canada because they do well in our cold climate. Their flavour is deep and complexed which makes it a favorite with chefs and foodies. Flavour varies between varieties.    Scape removal is very important to achieve maximum bulb size. 8-10 cloves per bulb on average. Skin is thin and cloves are easy to peel  Harvest-  Siberian harvests a little later in the season. Watch for the tell-tale sign of browning in the lower leaves.  Storage-  Expect 4-6 months.    Rocamboles are more so particular than other garlic types when it comes...

Goji Berry Collection 'Firecracker' & 'Dynamite' 2 plants

$35.99

  Both 'Firecracker' & 'Dynamite' are thornless varities that are very productive. Goji berries have long, arching stems with grey-green leaves.  Harvest begins in 2 years with a full harvest n 4 years from mature plants. Plants should be supported.  Goji berries are a super food and packed with many vitamins and nutrients. Berries can be eaten fresh, cook. Also freeze and dry very well for use during the winter months.  1 plant of each, 'Firecrack' & 'Dynamite'. These will pollinate each other and increase your yields.  HARVEST: Sept ZONE: 3,4,5,6,7,8  

Gooseberry 'Black Velvet'

$17.99

This is not the like any gooseberry you have had before. It is considered the champagne of gooseberries for its outstanding, rich, blueberry tinged flavour. This award winning selection produces high quality, large, sweet, deep purple berries. The vigorous, mildew-resistant bushes are extremely productive. Gooseberry plants are small usually consisting of a  thin stem when you plant them. Will be two years before you harvest a notable crop.  Size: 2 year old, bare root. ZONE: 4,5,6,7,8 4 SELF-FERTILE HARVEST: MID-LATE JULY

Grape, seedless 'Himrod'

$15.99

 Common Name: Table grape, Seedless grape       Size: Bare root vine Height:  Spread:  Light Requirements: Full Sun  ZONE: 5,6,7,8,9 Self-Fertile  Harvest: Sept

Grape, seedless 'Vanessa'

$15.99

Common Name: Table grape, Seedless grape       Size: Bare root vine Height:  Spread:  Light Requirements: Full Sun  ZONE: 5,6,7,8,9 Self-Fertile  Harvest: Sept

Grape, seedless ‘Sovereign Coronation’

$15.99

Common Name: Table grape, Seedless grape       Size: Bare root vine Height:  Spread:  Light Requirements: Full Sun  ZONE: 5,6,7,8,9 Self-Fertile  Harvest: Sept

Haskap 'Aurora' MID SEASON

$16.99

Common Name: Haskap, Honey Berry Midseason variety with excellent productivity, very hardy bush of 1,7m in height. Large size berries with a good taste are easy to pick.  Size: 2yr old/1 liter potted plant It is necessary to grow more than one variety to ensure good pollination.

Buy Edible Plants Online

Design a sustainable garden in your yard by planting fruits, vegetables, and other types of edible plants. Getting started is easy—you can buy edible plants online from The Gentlemen’s Backyard Garden. Best of all, the plants you desire will be delivered right to your door. Although the needs of individual plants differ, there are several easy-maintenance berry, vegetable, and flower options within our selection. By buying edible plants online from our garden supply store, you’re guaranteed to receive quality plants that—when looked after properly—will provide tasty produce in no time. View all available edible garden plants in the selection below or choose your preferred subcategory of plant, price, or color from the sidebar.

 Our edible plants and berries not only look great but also taste great and are great for you! All of our edibles are sourced from Canadian growers with the exception of some varieties of lavender. Choose from asparagus, blackberry, blueberry, currant(white and pink), raspberries(red, black and yellow), strawberries, sweet potatoes, rhubarb, garlic, potatoes and more.

 Edible plants and berries are a great investment or gift. Nothing adds flair and personality to something you’ve cooked than ingredients straight from your garden.

About Berries

 Several of our edible berries have specific harvest times. We recommend you closely read the product description to pinpoint the best harvest time for your fruit.

About Edible Plants

Our edible plants, such as our sweet potatoes and asparagus, feature specific harvest instructions. Be sure to do your research on the particular crop you are planting. 

Have a question? Simply email info@thegentlemensbackyard.com  I am always happy to assist gardeners in planning their edible garden. 

 

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