Rubus fruticosus 'Chester'

Thornless Summer Bearing Blackberry

Ordering plants has concluded for the season. The selection on our website is what is overwintered at the nursery. Our Spring 2024 plant catalog will be available later this winter.
Chester is the hardiest thornless blackberry. It produces very large, high-quality berries, up to 1" long, with exceptional flavor. The berries stay firm on the canes longer than most varieties. Chester is disease resistant and self fertile.
Secondary Name:
Thornless Summer Bearing Blackberry
Plant Type:
Fruit & Nut Small Plants
Hardiness Zone:
Not Native
Sun Exposure:
Ultimate Plant Height:
HT 4-8'
Ultimate Spread:
SP 4-6'
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