Lubera Win the Only Fruit Award At ‘Plantarium 2017’

by | Aug 30, 2017 | News | 0 comments

The Lubera team are over the moon to have won the ONLY fruit medal given at the?Plantarium Trade Show in Boskoop, Gouda in the Netherlands?this year.

The award was presented to Lubera for their own bred Lowberry Raspberry ‘Baby?Dwarf’. ?’Baby Dwarf’ is the shortest raspberry ever and sees heavy fruiting on new and old canes.

This was the?only fruit plant that was awarded a medal?and only one of four awards going to foreign nurseries.

Lubera, who have exhibited at?Plantarium for the last?seven years, provide?a whole host of plant products which are exceptional in their?fresh approach?and breeding concepts. ?Compact fruit plants for small space growing have?always been high on the agenda for their breeding programmes.

?The Plantarium?Trade Show is so important to us?and to win such an illustrious?award is a real privilege. ?This year we have displayed an array of?superb fruit plants, which aim to enthuse the end consumer, whilst at the same time?making growing them a pleasure, whatever the growing area they may have”. says?Markus Kobelt?Founder and Managing Director,?Markus continues????Through our innovative?fruit breeding programmes we?produce varieties which have better taste,?colour and growing habits, for a stress free gardening experience and we cannot wait to give the consumer a chance to grow our ‘Baby Dwarf!”

Lowberry Raspberry ‘ Baby Dwarf’ plants will be available to buy in the summer of 2018.

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