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Cranberry Bush 'Earliblack'

Cranberry Bush 'Earliblack'

Cranberry Bush 'Earliblack' Code: BLU005

£12.50 12.5000 In Stock New

Vaccinium macrocarpon 'Early Black'

The most widely grown variety of cranberry on account of its reliability. The fruits are dark red, almost black and have a good tangy flavour.  More resistant to frost and disease than other varieties.


Pollination: Self-fertile.


Plant size: 9cm pot.


Available for delivery: all year.

 

Apart from being fruitful, cranberry bushes have year round ornamental appeal with pretty pink flowers in the summer, dark red berries in the autumn and rich red evergreen foliage in the autumn and winter. Their trailing habit makes them perfect for rockeries, pots, window boxes and hanging baskets. Lingonberry bushes have a more upright habit but will only reach a maximum height of 15-20cm (6-8in) and can be spaced 30cm (12in) apart. Both these plants are acid loving and therefore make wonderful companions for pot grown blueberries (cranberries will spread along the top of the compost and hang down the sides). Cranberry and Lingonberry bushes are container grown and available for despatch throughout the year.

Carriage & packing charges

Our standard delivery charge to mainland UK is £8.95. Some items (where stated) are p&p inclusive. If you are only ordering items that are p&p inclusive, the standard delivery charge does not apply.
 
Some deliveries to the Scottish Islands and Highlands, Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Scily Isles may incur surcharges. If a surcharge is applicable, we will contact you prior to despatch. We regret we are unable to deliver outside the British Isles.
 

Despatch Dates

We regret we are unable to give precise delivery dates as weather conditions can affect the despatch schedule. The following information (which applies to orders placed online and over the phone) should only be used as a guide and on the understanding that we may not be able to keep to these dates precisely. Please note, delivery usually takes longer when payment is made by cheque.
 
COVID-19 UPDATE: We are currently experiencing a very high volume of orders but will endeavour to deliver your order in the timeframe as outlined below. Please note we only have a small team in the office (all working remotely from home) and we regret at this time we are not able to answer enquiries requesting updates on how an order is progressing.

 

Fruit trees, soft fruit bushes, ornamental trees & hedging (bare root)

Bare root fruit trees, soft fruit bushes, ornamental trees and hedging will be despatched from late November until late April.
 
Orders placed before the 15th November will usually be despatched by mid/late December.
 
Orders placed between 16th November and 31st December will usually be despatched late December/January. For guaranteed Christmas delivery before Christmas please order before 10th December and quote "Christmas Gift" in the comments box when you checkout.
 
Orders placed after the 1st January will usually be delivered within 28 days of the order being placed.
 
Orders placed from early April onwards will usually be despatched within 14 days.
 

Fruit trees & soft fruit bushes (pot grown)

Pot grown fruit trees, gooseberries and currants are available April to late August and will usually be despatched within 14 days.
 
Blackberries, blueberries, cranberries, elderberries, honeyberries, lingonberries, figs, goji berries and grapes are normally available throughout the year. If ordered April to late September they will normally be despatched within 14 days unless ordered with plants that are due to be despatched at a later date. Under these circumstances, to avoid additional carriage charges, the entire order will be sent together when everything is available. Outside this period, delivery may take up to 28 days or longer if ordered with plants that are due to be despatched at a later date.

 

Cell Grown Raspberries

Cell grown raspberries are available from late May to mid August and will usually be despatched within 14 days.
 

Strawberry plants (Runners)

Fresh dug strawberry plants will be despatched from late October to late November. Coldstored strawberry plants will be despatched from March to early July. Orders placed during these periods will usually be delivered within 28 days. Some varieties are only available as coldstored plants (see product description for availability).
 

Strawberry plants (Misted Tips)

Misted Tips are available from late August to mid October and will be despatched within 28 days.
 

Vegetable Plants

Vegetable plants are available from mid May to late July. As a vey rough guide, plants ordered before the end of April will usually be despatched by late May. Plants ordered after May will usually be despatched by early June.
 

Asparagus crowns

Asparagus crowns will be despatched from late March/early April to late May. Orders placed during this period will usually be despatched within 14 days.
 

Hardware

Hardware is usually despatched within 14 days unless ordered with plants that are due to be despatched at a later date.
 

Biological Controls (Natural Predators) & Bumblebee Hives

Natural Predators and Bumble Bee hives are only despatched at the appropriate time of year (see product description for detailed information). When "in season" they are despatched direct from our supplier in batches on a weekly basis -  we send orders to our supplier every Thursday and they despatch these orders Wednesday the following week. Natural Predators are sent by first class post, bumblebee hives are sent by carrier.
 
 

 

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