Brzezina blackberry variety

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Early-ripening thornless erect-growing blackberry cultivar from Poland

Botanical designation

Rubus subgenus Rubus Watson 'Brzezina'

Variety denomination

Variety denomination - 'Brzezina'

Plants are

Plants are thornless

Bushes have

Bushes have erect canes

Fruit weight is

Fruit weight is 4 g


Berries have a conical shape

Fruiting habit

Fruiting habit - floricane fruiting (summer-bearing)

Flowering on floricanes starts in the

Flowering on floricanes starts in the third week of May

Ripening date (regular) -

Ripening date (regular) - first week of July

Productivity is

Productivity is 2 kg per plant

Cold hardiness is

Cold hardiness is excellent

Heat tolerance is

Heat tolerance is moderate

Country of origin

Country of origin - Poland

Current status

Current status - cultivated (actual)

Brzezina is thornless erect blackberry cultivar from Experimental Station Of The Institute Of Horticulture, Brzezna, Poland. This is the most early-ripening variety from all cultivars of Institute. Brzezina is very vigorous plant without substitution canes. Stems are thick and strong, up to 3,5 m in length and up to 25 mm in basal diameter. New canes are bright green in color, but soon become hardwood. Strongly recommended to lay the canes on the trellis timely for prevent canes damage. Laterals usually are short. First ripen berries appear at the beginning of July. The harvest season continues up to three weeks. Fruits of Brzezina are medium-large in size, saturated glossy black in color, firm and have cylindrical shape. Taste is sweet with good flavor. Average berry weight is about 4 g. Yield is medium, about 2 kg from plant. Fruit quality is good, transportability is high. Brzezina has superb winter hardiness up to minus 30 C. In south region there is no necessity to use winter shelters. But it is recommended to use light covers like nonwoven materials.

Diseases resistance

What diseases is blackberry Brzezina resistant to?

Brzezina has very good resistance to diseases such as Orange RustRosette or Double-BlossomVerticillium Wilt
Diseases susceptibility

What diseases is blackberry variety Brzezina vulnerable to?

Brzezina is quite prone to diseases such as Grey MoldSpur Blight or Purple Blotch (Didymella Applanata)
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