Looking to add some berry plants to your garden this year? Check out our report on the best plants for your zone! At Treenurseryco.com, we know gardening and want to help you make the most of your outdoor space. Whether you're looking for delicious strawberries or fragrant Blueberries, we've got you covered. Read on for our top picks for each type of berry plant!
Berry Plants for Zones 1 – 2
Zone 1 and 2 regions tend to be warmer than the rest of the United States. If you're looking to plant berry plants in these zones, you'll need hardy bushes that are manageable in the cold. We recommend planting: Blueberries – These tasty treats can handle light frosts, which could come as early as Thanksgiving in Zone 1. Look for varieties with colorful hues to enjoy all year round!
While raspberries may be less resilient than Blackberries, they still perform well in Zones 1 and 2. They make an excellent choice for planting near blueberry bushes to save space.
Berry Plants for Zones 3 – 6
For these zones, your best bets are strawberries or blackberries. Blueberry plants are likely to suffer from colder weather, so try growing them annually.
These berries do well in most US regions but delight in warmer conditions. Planting strawberries is easy—lay out their roots and cover them with soil! Watch for everbearing varieties to enjoy a summer and fall crop.
If you're a fan of the classic blackberry cobbler, this is the berry plant for you! As long as your soil drains well, these plants will reward you with an attractive yield of plump berries.
Berry Plants for Zones 7 – 8
Zone 7 and 8 regions tend to have a mild spring, so your berry plants must be hardy. We recommend: Blueberries – Zone 7 and 8 blueberries can tolerate colder weather than most other places in the country. Look for varieties that bloom earlier in the year, like Bluecrop, to plant in early spring.