Harvest: Spring Bearer.
Fruit: Large, shiny, firm black berry that is sweeter and less tart than others.
Facts of note: Vigorous grower, very productive.This berry is a great fresh treat and is perfect for jams & desserts. Ripens Late May to Early July. 2–year old plant. Developed in 1935 at the University of Oregon a cross between a Loganberry and a Youngberry, two cane berry hybrids themselves.
Cane berries prefer a deep, well–drained, fertile soil and typically bear fruit on 2–year old wood with everbearers producing on first–year wood. They thrive in most soil types. Cane berries are versatile and hardy in the coldest climates where other fruits fail. Plant late winter to early spring. Space 2’–3’ in a row with 8’–10’ between rows.