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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
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There are so many varieties of berry plants that can be grown in a home garden.
From strawberries to raspberries to blackberries, there is a garden for them all. Depending on your garden conditions, location, and space, you can begin growing berry plants today.
These are some basic planting tips to know before adding berry plants to your garden.
Berry Plant Description
Berry plants come in all shapes and sizes, with some growing on vines, small ground plants, and even on shrubs.
Depending on what type of berry you are growing you will find berry plants are hardy, have thick stems or branches, and their berries tend to grow in clusters towards the tips of the plants.
Hardy Zone of Berry Plants
Berry plants need the right temperature to grow and produce berries, and hardy zones 3 to 9 provide the perfect conditions. Berry plants grown outside of these zones produce less and smaller berries.
Bloom Season of Berry Plants
Berry plants will produce small blooms right before they bear fruit, so it will be early in the growing season from May to July.
Berry Plant Bloom Color
Each type of berry plant will produce a different bloom color, but the majority of berry plants produce small white or yellow flowers.
Berry Plant Height
Berry plants can grow anywhere from half a foot tall to over four feet tall depending on what type of plant you are growing. Some larger shrub varieties can be up to five feet tall and wide.
Soil Type Preferred by Berry Plants
Berries are going to love being grown in soil that is wet but well-draining.
Sun or Shade
Most types of berry plants require sun, but some varieties can grow in some shade. Again, the less sun they can receive, the less fruit they can produce.