4 Super Fruits and How They Grow
Every few years another food is labeled a "super food" because of its high levels of antioxidants, vitamins and nutrients.
- Excerpted from How to Grow Practically Everything
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Jostaberries are not fussy about soil but will benefit from plenty of organic matter. Choose a sheltered spot in full sun. They are self-fertile and also resistant to many of the pests and diseases that affect gooseberries and black currants. Their vigor makes them useful as informal hedging. Birds love the fruit, so net the plant well at ripening time. USDA Zones 3b to 7
Excerpted from How to Grow Practically Everything
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