Rubus subgenus Rubus Watson 'Loch Mary'
Plants are thornless
Bushes have semi-erect canes
Fruit weight is 8 g
Berries have a oblong shape
Fruiting habit - floricane fruiting (summer-bearing)
Flowering on floricanes starts in the first week of June
Ripening date (regular) - third week of July
Productivity is 12 kg per plant
Cold hardiness is moderate
Heat tolerance is low
Country of origin - United Kingdom
Current status - modern or widely used
The berries are collected with a brush and have a round or elongated shape. Fruit color is black, glossy. The average weight of one berry is 8 g. Sometimes there are large fruits of 10-15 g. Fruits are medium-dense, but have firm surface. Drupelets are large with small seeds. The taste of the berries is sweet, the aroma is felt. The yield from one bush is about 12-15 kg. The ripening season is relatively early. Mass fruiting begins until mid July.
Drought resistance is average, it is better to give the plantings regular watering. Winter hardiness of the variety is low, before the frost the plants should be covered. The minimum temperature that an open plant can withstand is minus 15 C. At temperatures below minus 15 C unprotected bushes die.