Gazda blackberry variety

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Very vigorous late-ripening blackberry cultivar with numerous substitution canes

Plants are

Plants are slightly thorny

Bushes have

Bushes have erect canes

Fruit weight is

Fruit weight is 2 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 June

Ripening date (regular) -

Ripening date (regular) - second week of August

Productivity is

Productivity is 2 kg per plant

Cold hardiness is

Cold hardiness is excellent

Country of origin

Country of origin - Poland

Current status

Current status - cultivated (actual)

Blackberry Gazda is erect-growing floricane-fruiting cultivar from Experimental Station Of The Institute Of Horticulture, Brzezna, Poland. Gazda is very vigorous plant with numerous substitution canes. Stems are thick and strong, up to 2,5-3 m in length with curved endings. Gazda cultivar has some thorns. 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 August. The harvest season continues up to the end of September or up to first frosts. Berries of Gazda cultivar are medium in size, saturated glossy black in color and have round shape. Taste is sweet without acid. Average berry weight is about 2 g. Yield is medium, about 2 kg from plant. Blackberry Gazda has excellent winter hardiness. In many not northern regions there is no necessity to use winter shelters. But it is recommended to use light covers like nonwoven materials.

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