Chester Blackberry

$11.95

In stock

Chester Blackberry

$11.95

Chester Blackberry (Rubus fruticosus) stands out with its large, sweet fruits and robust growth. This late-season variety promises a bountiful yield, making it a favorite for jams and fresh snacking alike.

6-12″ Bareroot

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 5-8
Soil pH: 5.5-6.5
Soil Type: Well-drained
Water Requirements: Moderate, consistent moisture
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Heat Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: 300-500 hours

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 4-6′ tall, 4-5′ wide
Plant Spacing: 4-5′ apart
Growth Habit: Semi-erect
Rootstock: Own Roots

Pollination and Flowering

Pollination Requirements: Self-pollinating
Pollination Mechanisms: Insects (bees)
Bloom Time: May-June
Flower Color: White

Fruit Characteristics

Berry Size: 1″
Berry Flavor: Sweet
Berry Color and Appearance Glossy black, large
Harvest Time: Mid July to Early September
Yield & Storage: High, store in a cool, dry place
Years to Bear: 2-3

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Anthracnose: Resistant
Cane Blight: Resistant
Orange Rust: Resistant
Rosette Disease: Resistant
Raspberry Crown Borer: Resistant
Aphids: Resistant

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Semi-erect
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Orange-red
Lifespan: 10-15 years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Native to North America
Nitrogen Fixing: No

Chester Blackberry

$11.95

In stock