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Aronia: a rising star!

22 January, 2018
What is Aronia, you ask? This little-known berry grows on shrubs that are cold resistant and suitable for mechanical harvest. It matures in September, later than honeyberries, blueberries and cherries. Mr. Raynald Drapeau, a Saguenay—Lac-St-Jean researcher, conducted a study on this fruit over several years. See his conclusions at: https://www.agrireseau.net/documents/81436/la-culture-de-l_aronia-au-saguenay-lac-st-jean Discover this emerging cultivar today!
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New Haskap variety from Honey Berry Unlimited!

22 January, 2018
In 2017, Végétolab became an authorized multiplier of Haskap varieties produced by Berries Unlimited (BU). We now have a beautiful new selection of BU cultivars for you! Discover our novelties, such as Blue Banana Haskap, the perfect companion to Aurora (U. Saskatchewan) and Happy Giant, which produces honeyberries up to 3.50 cm long! To complete…
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New “Boreal” series: the fruit of the future.

22 January, 2018
Mr. Bob Bors, of the University of Saskatchewan, has developed a very promising Haskap series. Indeed, the Boreal series, which includes the Beauty, Blizzard and Beast varieties, will produce berries weighing between 1.86 and 2.81 grams, twice the size of Indigo berries! The hybridizer focussed on two essential aspects when developing the Boreal series: the…
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