In particular in these special days, when the trade and sale of plants in Germany and Europe is subject to considerable restrictions, some plant producers will probably be worried whether their already produced and ready-for-sale plant stocks can be delivered completely and if so, at what time this will happen. However, apart from the current crisis, it can always happen that plant stocks cannot be completely cleared. As gardeners, we are still very dependent on the weather, despite an...Read more
As in so many industries and areas of everyday life, the trend is moving towards more online-based advertising and paperless communication. However, at the moment, we do not want to do without print media entirely. Last autumn, for example, we were already able to present our current young plant catalogue for 2020. Many of you have already received the printed version and at the same time our young plant catalogue is also available at luberaedibles.com in the download area.
The exclusive Lubera...Read more
A few months ago, by analysing the strawberry sales figures of our sister company Lubera, we tried to give some indications of a standard distribution of strawberry types (white flowering, red flowering, June bearing and everbearing, etc.). We are testing the same again with raspberries and blackberries in order to give you an overview of the demand. The corresponding figures can then serve as a reference point for your own assortment planning, as they are based on real sales figures. Of course...Read more
What, another new variety? We often hear such and similar remarks. And they are not completely unfounded. We are currently propagating no less than 70 varieties of raspberry. However, the (too) large number is rather due to the fact that we do not succeed in simply abandoning old varieties, as there is still a stable demand for them. This observation also suggests that we should take a closer look at the subject of “new varieties”.
What speaks against new varieties?
Of course, there are countless...Read more
Blackberry varieties are among the most important young plant crops. With our growing assortment, which meanwhile includes more than 20 different varieties, it is easy to lose track of them. This article is intended to introduce you to our wide range of blackberry varieties and to structure them for a better overview.
Thornless blackberry varieties – and the questions about aroma
The majority of varieties in our assortment are thornless varieties. The old but persistent prejudices that thornless...Read more
With Lubera® and Lubera® Edibles we are asked again and again, why we would have our own elaborate breeding programmes when there are so many fruit and berry breeding programmes worldwide from which one could use. Our short answer is this: because worldwide there are no fruit and berry breeding programmes that are especially geared towards the home garden. Almost the entire breeding efforts of universities, research stations and increasingly also of private breeders are aimed at...Read more
With the founding of our young plant distribution company Lubera Edibles GmbH, we have not only aligned our marketing concept and our online presence with that of our sister company Lubera, we have also taken over key elements from the former distribution company. One of these key elements was, is and remains the availability list. Previously only updated from time to time and delivered upon customer request, the newly revised availability list with a similar layout is now always accessible on...Read more
As the new company name, Lubera Edibles®, already suggests, we are expanding our range of young plants from classic soft fruits, such as raspberries, blackberries or blueberries, to anything that can be consumed in any way. This includes edible fruits like kiwis, apples and pears. Or edible roots such as horseradish, Jerusalem artichoke or potato. But also edible leaves, petioles, flowers such as sea kale, tea or rhubarb. We would like to introduce our most important groups of crops in the...Read more
This video explains all about the young berry plant range from 'Lubera Edibles. These include: blackberries, strawberries, raspberries, kiwis and gooseberries. 'Lubera Edibles' is the young plant division of Lubera, it provides a large selection of delicious fruit varieties to growers. The companies of Robert Mayer and Lubera have joined forces to produce these young plants through the breeding of new edible varieties at Lubera which are then coordinated with the product development and in-vitro...Read more
Markus Kobelt MD of 'Lubera' and Rupert Mayer MD of 'Mayer', who together make up the young plant producers of the brand new 'Lubera Edibles', discuss the difference between 1 and 2 year old blackberry young plants.
1 year = Spring propagated plant
2 year = Overwintered plant
'Lubera Edibles' is the young plant division of Lubera, it provides a large selection of delicious fruit varieties to growers. The companies of Robert Mayer and Lubera have joined forces to produce these young plants through...Read more