Photo Courtesy of Briggs Nursery

Rubus fruticosus Chester (Thornless Blackberry)

Large sweet, thornless blackberries grow on thin stems bearing bright green serrated foliage. The fruit grows on two-year growth. Great for making jams, jellies, as filling for pies, or just as a snack on their own! Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring
3-5 ft tall x 3-5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun
Moisture Moderate Moisture