Cloudberries can grow in many different climates. They can grow in swampy areas, in plains, by the sea, and even in the arctic on mountains! Cloudberry plants grow mainly in mountainous areas.
Cloudberry plants grow hardy in the cooler zone 2, but needs full sun. Cloudberry plants prefer growing in well drained, moist acid soil. A native to the Northern Hemisphere you can find the fruit baring Cloudberry plant.
Cloudberries are very high in vitamin C and are often made into jams and juices. Cloudberry fruit is a golden-yellow when ripe. The fruit is tart, so is often combined with sugar and cream for delicious condiments and deserts of cloudberries.
The binomial name for Cloudberry is Rubus chamaemorus. Cloudberry is usually called Bakeapple in Canada and Knotberry or Knoutberry in England, and Averin or Evron in Scotland. Fruit production by a female cloudberry plant requires pollination from a male cloudberry plant. The cloudberry plant can withstand cold temperatures well below -40C.
It may be possible to find any cloudberry farms near your location. We have built a map that will show all of the berry farms in our directory!
From farm to table in the Norwegian fjords
... pelmeni and cured lamb from Hellesylt, a town near the picturesque Geirangerfjord. On the dessert menu are cloudberries (delivered by an elderly lady from Finnmark), sea buckthorn (a type of berry) and aquavit (a spiced spirit) ice cream, from ... Telegraph.co.uk [ story ]
They gather wild berries, for example the cloudberry, which is an amber-coloured fruit similar to a raspberry. They have one hot meal a day, which is supper. The men spend their time herding, hunting and making boats, sleds and tools. The women herd ... The Daily Herald (press release) [ story ]
St John's, Canada: how to spend a weekend in the Newfoundland capital
Look out for early summer bakeapples (wild cloudberries) and later plump blueberries, bitter partridge berries and wild cranberries that carpet the hillsides. Back in town, Bacalao (001 709 579 6565; bacalaocuisine.ca) serves up fresh seafood and ... Evening Standard [ story ]