Autumn is the best time to purchase Lignonberry plants, for sale from online nurseries for immediate planting. Lignonberries are also known as Mountain Cranberries, Cowberry and Foxberry. Used to make sauces and jams and as an accompaniment to Swedish meatballs.
Grow your own in a well drained humus rich soil. They like filtered sun and will spread by underground runners. Avoid heavy fertiliser as they seem to resent this.
A small evergreen shrub it loves a cold climate and is sort of a woodland fringe dweller.
Lignonberries are a favorite in Scandinavian Countries and a re a low growing woody shrub, cultivars include : Susi, Sanna, Splendor and Red Pearl.
Lignonberry are available for sale from the following nurseries
WALCOT ORGANIC NURSERY - phone & Fax: 01905 841587
Lower Walcot Farm, Walcot Lane, Drakes Broughton, Pershore, Worcs, WR10 2AL