Rubus fruticosus 'Chester'
Considered one of the more winter hardy and productive thornless varieties available, Chester blackberry produces large, high-quality fruit that ripens in early to mid-August. Fruits on second year canes.
Sold as plant plugs. Self pollinating.
Growth Rate: Fast - 12+" per year once established
Soils: Clay, Sand, Loam
Moisture: Moist, well drained
Shade Tolerance: Full to Part Sun
Mature Height: 3-5 ft.
Hardiness Zones: 5 - 8
Deer Damage Potential:
Origin: European blackberry
Other: Birds, Butterflies, Food
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