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Once you have chosen which varieties of haskap you want to plant, the next step is deciding how you wish to grow them. 

Planting Distance

It is recommended that you plant them 3’- 4.5’ apart within a row. Depending on the variety and how they are pruned, having plants cl...

Sour cherry breeding began in the 1940’s, to produce a cherry capable of withstanding harsher climates. Sour cherries were created from crossing sweet cherry with the Mongolian cherry, which does occur in nature. The sour cherry was then crossed again with a different...

“Royal Frost” (Betula sp.) birch gets the best traits from each of its parents. The beautiful white exfoliating bark from “Whitespire” birch and the deep purple leaves from “Crimson Frost” birch make this tree a wonderful accent piece that provides year-round interest....

Prunus klondike, a new amur cherry for North America

The “Pacific Agriculture Show” takes place in "Abbotsford, British Columbia Canada" every year. Over the course of three days, businesses and associations engage visitors at their booths, promoting their products and services.

The “British Columbia Haskap Association” p...

In this blog we share with you some historical facts on origin of one of the oldest but still a most preferred pear rootstock by growers in the Western Canada. 

In search of a fireblight resistant pear tree around the world Professor F. C. Reimer of Oregon State Un...

We often get inquiries from the growers on which is the best time of the year to plant haskap in the field. There are two preferred options: actively growing plants in spring (early May to end of June), and dormant plants in fall (early September until six weeks before...

The climate of the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia, Canada, is highly suitable for growing tree fruit and wine grapes, both of which are booming industries in the region. Most tree fruit, like wine grapes, are not one whole plant but composed of two parts: the uppe...

Fourth Annual Biology Graduate Symposium,

University of British Columbia, Kelowna, BC, Canada 

September 13, 2018

Hosted by the University of British Columbia Okanagan's (UBCO) Department of Biology, the Biology Graduate Symposium offered an opportunity for students purs...

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