Gloria blackberry variety

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Sweet firmness blackberry cultivar with wild berry flavor from Poland

Botanical designation

Rubus subgenus Rubus Watson 'Gloria'

Variety denomination

Variety denomination - 'Gloria', tested as NR145301

Plants are

Plants are thornless

Bushes have

Bushes have semi-erect canes

Fruit weight is

Fruit weight is 7 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 fourth week of May

Ripening date (regular) -

Ripening date (regular) - third week of July

Cold hardiness is

Cold hardiness is excellent

Heat tolerance is

Heat tolerance is low

Country of origin

Country of origin - Poland

Current status

Current status - modern or widely used

Gloria (NR145301) is one of the new blackberry cultivar from Poland, selected by Niwa Berry Breeding Company, the private breeding company in Poland.
Plants of this variety are fully thornless, semi-erect, have medium height, fruits on floricanes. Gloria is early ripening variety - middle July in the open ground and about fourth week of June in tunnels. Berries are big, average berry weight is about 7 g, reaches 10 g. Color is shiny black with little purple shade. Taste is sweet with notable flavor of wild blackberry. Unripe fruit haven't tart taste. Firmness is very good. 
Gloria blackberry cultivar is not very susceptible to red drupelet disorder, spider mites, anthracnose.
Gloria's berries are dessert and very well for fresh market. Due to big tasty fruits this variety also could be useful for amateur production. Post harvesting characteristics are wonderful - fresh berries can be stolen up to 10 days in refrigerator.

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