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You really can’t beat the sweet, intense flavour of a blackberry! Eaten straight from the plant, used in a fruity jam or frozen to be used another day, the sweet and tangy flavour is wonderful! However, their sprawling habit hasn’t always been suited to gardens and fruit cages – until now! ‘Purple Opal’ is a breeding breakthrough. It’s the first variety bred specifically for patio pots and containers. The

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■ ‘ISHIKURA’ (Allium fistulosum) – An outstanding variety that does not bulb but forms long white stalks. It is a perennial variety that is cold hardy, very adaptable to various climates and resistant to pink root and botrytis leaf blight. It is suit