They are an integral part of a healthy diet: super berries! From now on you can pull many varieties of these vitamin bombs on the balcony.
Super Berries (German: super berries) are rich in important nutrients, vitamins and antioxidants. Not only do they support your health, they are also fat burners (German: fat burner) and simply taste fantastic. Whether in a shake, as a salad, homemade ice cream or in a cake – super berries are a hit!
Wouldn’t it be great to grow them yourself on the balcony and be able to prepare meals “fresh from the harvest”? You will be surprised how easy it is. From domestic to exotic, we have put together a list of super berries that you can grow on the balcony with little effort.
Blueberries are small health stars. The myrtillin contained in them, the dye that ensures their blue color, supports the elasticity of the blood vessels. The high vitamin C content ensures a healthy immune system and the existing tannins help the intestines. The little blue berries are also good for the skin and mucous membranes. Fortunately, our blueberry plant won’t grow big and if you don’t want to go looking for the berries in the forest, you can also plant the bushes in a large pot on your balcony. In well-stocked garden houses you can even find extra small shrubs for growing on balconies.
The blackberry is one of the berries rich in vitamins and nutrients in our latitudes. Your vitamin cocktail made from vitamins C, E and the B series binds free radicals, ensures a youthful appearance and strengthens the immune system. It is also rich in potassium, calcium, pectin and fruit acids. You can also grow the blackberry on the balcony.
All you need is an extra large pot and the ability to let the blackberry bush climb up. There aren’t any balcony versions that stay extra small yet, but that shouldn’t stop you from growing this power berry on the balcony. Your health will thank you.
The aronia, also called chokeberry, also comes from our latitudes and is primarily known for its rejuvenating effect. It has a high concentration of the antioxidant anthocyanin, the pigment that gives the berry its color. Antioxidants bind free radicals that can damage your cells. This has a positive effect on your skin, your immune system, your blood pressure and is even supposed to prevent cancer from developing. The Aronia nero grows on a shrub that, thanks to its tight ramifications, is called Privacy screen can be used. The shrub is perfect for one large, sunny balcony suitable.
The goji berry, also called common wolfberry, is also very rich in nutrients and vitamins. It counteracts high blood pressure, protects our eyesight and slows down the aging process of the skin. It was traditionally used in Chinese medicine, but is now increasingly finding its way into our kitchen. The goji berry grows on a shrub in sunny position can be easily planted on your balcony.
If you have a green thumb and are familiar with plant growing, then you can grow the goji berry from seeds. It is a light source and accordingly demanding when it comes to the relationship between earth and light. But you can also try soaking a dried goji berry in water (about 12 hours) and then stick it in a pot of earth – who knows, maybe it will turn into a beautiful little shrub? The shrub needs a lot of sun and nutrient-rich soil, then nothing stands in the way of a successful harvest.