Harvest: Early Summer Bearer.
Fruit: Large, long fruits that ripen to a deep maroon. Juicy, sweet-tart berry with delightful aroma.
Facts of note: Perfect for freezing, canning, jams, jellies, and eating fresh. June harvest. Likes mild winter areas. 2–year old plant. Boysenberries were developed from European raspberries and three different varieties of native blackberry. Boysenberries are the fruit that made Knott's Berry Farm of Buena Park, California famous.
Boysenberries were developed from European raspberries and three different varieties of native blackberry. Boysenberry vines prefer deep, well–drained, fertile soil. Boysenberries bear fruit on 2–year old wood. These brambles thrive in most soil types but they do not tolerate poor drainage. Boysenberries are versatile and hardy but are not as cold hardy as other brambles. Boysenberries are successful in USDA Zones 7-11. Plant late winter to early spring. Space 2’–3’ in a row with 8’–10’ between rows. Sold by the individual plant.