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Blackberry - Chester (Thornless) (Each)
Item Number: FV303

Blackberry - Chester (Thornless) (Each)

One of the Most Cold Hardy Thornless Varieties

Regular price
$7.99 /Ea
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$7.99
Sold out for the season. Available again in December 2020/January 2021.

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Description

  • Latin Name: Rubus laciniatus
  • Zones: 5-9, but worth trying in zones 8-9
  • Harvest: Late Summer Bearer
  • Fruit: Large black fruit with very good flavor. Sweet, high quality and firm.
  • Facts of note: One of the most hardy thornless varieties to -12°F. Semi-upright. Will not soften, leak or lose color in hot weather. Most resistant to cane blight. Self Fertile. Ripens late summer with a very long production season. Good for fresh eating, jams, jellies and pies.
  • Plants are 2 year, grade #1

Blackberries prefer a loose textured, well-drained soil. Avoid sites with a high water table where water sits for long periods of time, especially during winter months. Blackberries will thrive in most soil types and are cold hardy in most areas of the United States. Plant late winter to early spring. Space 4-6’ in a row with 6-8’ between rows. The older stems or tops of the transplants can be cut back several inches.

Features

  • Container Compatible
  • Plant Spreads
  • Self-fruitful
  • Thornless

Characteristics

USDA Zones :
5 - 9
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Summer
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Summer
Growth Habit : Semi-erect
Plant Quantity : Single Plant
Planting Time : Spring
Planting Time : Winter
Time to Fruit Production : 2-3 Years
Fruit is Good For
canning, freezing, fresh eating, jam/jelly, pies/cobblers

Shipping

Cannot ship to the following states: HI, AK, PR, GU, VI

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Shipping Weight: 2.0 lb

Dimensions: 16"L x 3"W x 3"H

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