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Rubus 'Chester'

CATEGORY  Blackberries

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Thornless, semi-erect habit
  • Highly productive
  • Large flavorful berries
  • Resistant to stem blight
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HEIGHT:

4-10 Feet

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun

ZONE:

5-9

PURPOSE:

· Aesthetics/Decor
· Food Production

APPLICATIONS:

· Containers
· Patio & Garden
· Edible Garden
· Commercial Food Production

FEATURES:

· Self-fertile
· Easy to Grow
· Fast Growing

TYPE:

· Thornless
· Floricane (2nd Year Wood)

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun

SOIL MOISTURE:

· Moist, Well-Drained

HABIT:

· Semi Erect

BLOOMS:

· Spring

FOLIAGE COLOR:

· Green

FLOWER COLOR:

· White

FRUITING SEASON:

· Summer

FRUIT QUALITIES:

· Superb Flavor
· Large

COMMERCIAL MARKET:

· Process
· Local or You Pick
· Fresh
· Jams & Jellies

'Chester' thornless blackberry is an excellent self-fertile variety due to its resistance to stem blight, huge yields, sweet fruit, and good cold hardiness.

Fruit Grower Information

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PURPOSE:

· Aesthetics/Decor
· Food Production

APPLICATIONS:

· Containers
· Patio & Garden
· Edible Garden
· Commercial Food Production

FEATURES:

· Self-fertile
· Easy to Grow
· Fast Growing

TYPE:

· Thornless
· Floricane (2nd Year Wood)

EXPOSURE:

· Full Sun

SOIL MOISTURE:

· Moist, Well-Drained

HABIT:

· Semi Erect

BLOOMS:

· Spring

FOLIAGE COLOR:

· Green

FLOWER COLOR:

· White

FRUITING SEASON:

· Summer

FRUIT QUALITIES:

· Superb Flavor
· Large

COMMERCIAL MARKET:

· Process
· Local or You Pick
· Fresh
· Jams & Jellies

GROWING INFO:
4" Crop Time: 6-8 weeks
6" Crop Time: 8-10 weeks
8" Crop Time: 10-12 weeks
12" Crop Time: 12-14 weeks
pH: 5.8 - 6.2
EC: 1.5 - 2.5


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