Category: Small Fruits

Blueberry

This popular small fruit bears plenty of berries that are delightful when eaten fresh, used in pies, muffins, or pancakes, or added as a fruit topping for breakfast cereals. Also, blueberry plants...

Muscadine Grape

Muscadine grapes (Muscadinia rotundifolia; formerly Vitis rotundifolia) are truly a fruit for the South. Native to the Southeastern United States, they were discovered by the early colonists and...

Blackberry

Blackberries are divided into classes by their growth habit and are described as trailing, semi-trailing or erect. The trailing varieties (sometimes called dewberries) are thorny; the semi-trailing...

Growing Strawberries

Cultivation Soil & Site: Choose a well-drained location in full sun. Strawberries are shallow-rooted and grow best in sandy loam soils, which drain well, are well-supplied with humus and have a...

Strawberry Types

Strawberries can be grown anywhere in South Carolina. They are the first fruit to ripen in the spring and no other small fruit produces berries as soon after planting as strawberries. In proportion...

Bunch Grapes

Two primary species of bunch grapes are commercially grown in the United States: the European bunch grape (Vitis vinifera) and the American bunch grape (V. labrusca). South Carolina’s climate...

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