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Chester Thornless Blackberry

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Great all-around blackberry


Chester Thornless Blackberry (Rubus fruiticosus ‘Chester’) is a champion for the home edible landscape. Easy to grow and tolerating a wide range of temperatures and soil types, Chester was designed to please. This is the most productive plant of its kind, giving you weeks of fresh berries in July. You’ll have plenty of fresh goodness to share with your neighbors.


Strong-willed Chester is easily grown in the challenging heat and humidity of the south and the mid-west. The big berries are firm and sweet without a trace of tartness. Perfect for fresh eating and jams. They will stay firm on vine, too, without getting soft and leaky like other blackberries are prone to do in high heat and humidity. They also have good disease and pest resistance and rarely need spraying or coddling once they are established.


Chester is self-pollinating so it doesn’t need a pollinator - a single vine will produce for you. But we’ve never heard of anyone being satisfied with just one Chester vine! Order two or three to really enjoy the bounty.


Nature Hills ships out strong, thick-stemmed Chester vines that guarantee a good beginning to your berry patch. Don’t wait to order yours!


* Thrives in humid heat
* Juicy sweet berries stay firm on the vine
* Easy care for the home garden

 

Plant Facts

Family Rubus 'Chester Thornless'
Foliage Green
Mature Height 3 - 4 feet
Mature Spread 4 - 5 feet
Soil Well Drained
Zones 5-8
Mature Form Upright
Growth Rate Fast
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Flower Color White
Fall Color Good
Flowering Date May

Chester Thornless Blackberry.

Rating: 4.4/5 based on 3 review(s)
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Easy to harvest Review by Redi
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Compared to other blackberries, my chester thornless is dream to pick--no thorns!
Mulch Review by Jumper
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Be sure to use mulch on these plants. My Chester thornless blackberries began producing heavily after I applied the mulch.
Presentation Review by Cesar
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Very inviting! Nice to have one, Good to eat and help in the digestive system.

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