Nettleton Creamy White blackberry variety

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Upright plants, characterized by having a creamy white colored fruit with the absence of anthocyanin coloration in the canes and of leaves of the plant

Originated from a cross of

Originated from a cross of Mutation of the common wild blackberry

Plants are

Plants are thorny

Bushes have

Bushes have erect canes

Fruit weight is

Fruit weight is 2 g


Berries have a rounded shape

Fruiting habit

Fruiting habit - floricane fruiting (summer-bearing)

Flowering on floricanes starts in the

Flowering on floricanes starts in the second week of June

Ripening date (regular) -

Ripening date (regular) - third week of July

Cold hardiness is

Cold hardiness is excellent

Country of origin

Country of origin - United States


Patent US PP20,234 P3 dated August 24, 2009

Current status

Current status - obsolete or rarely used

The plants of the Nettleton Creamy White lack the anthocyanin pigmentation (red colored pigments) in the plant canes and leaves and the fruit is of a creamy white color when mature, which is unlike the normal purple coloring found in wild or commercial brambles. This variety of blackberry is similar to other upright varieties of blackberry. After the fruit production season, the second-year canes die off. Nettleton Creamy White is distinguished by its cane and leaf coloring. A light-green coloring as it grows and matures the green darkens to a bright green, as do the leaves. The floricanes change color from the bright green to a woody brown color. Average height of the upright canes are from 150 to 180 cm depending on soil conditions. Canes are medium sized and upright with thorns up and down the canes and along the leaf stems. Date of bloom is the second week of June. The flowers have white color. Flowers are large in diameter, about 55-60 mm. Ripening time is third week of July. Berries have creamy white color. Average weight of berry is 2 g.
This blackberry variety was renewed and now is selling under the trademark Polarberry.

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