Cheyenne blackberry variety

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Old US blackberry variety with large fruit for small commercial and private growers

Plants are

Plants are thorny

Bushes have

Bushes have erect canes

Fruit weight is

Fruit weight is 7 g

Shape

Berries have a oblong shape

Fruiting habit

Fruiting habit - floricane fruiting (summer-bearing)

Begins to bloom in the

Begins to bloom in the fourth week of April

Harvest season starts in the

Harvest season starts in the second week of June

Cold hardiness is

Cold hardiness is extremely high

Country of origin

Country of origin - United States

Current status

Current status - obsolete or rarely used


Cheyenne is old blackberry variety (presented in 1976 as cultivar for private gardeners and small commercial farming) from Arkansas, United States. 
Stems of this variety is very thorny and erect. Height of bush is around 150-170 cm. First berries ripen around the beginning of June (first or second week). Cheyenne has large berries with very good aroma and high yield. Taste is sweet and low-acidic with raspberry aftertaste. Because fruit are firm, machine-harvesting is applicable.
Cheyenne have excellent winter hardiness and is usable for cultivation in cold northern areas. It is resistant to orange rust and tolerant to several other diseases.

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