Originated from a cross of Rubus canadensis x Rubus canadensis
Plants are thornless
Bushes have trailing canes
Fruit weight is 5 g
Berries have a conical shape
Fruiting habit - floricane fruiting (summer-bearing)
Flowering on floricanes starts in the second week of June
Harvesting begins in the fourth week of July
Soluble solids - 9.1%
Acidity - 0.84%
Cold hardiness is extremely high
Country of origin - Canada
Patent Plant 7,251 dated June 18, 1990
Current status - obsolete or rarely used
Per Can is totally thornless plant, it has parents from the wild growing Canadian blackberries.
Per Can is vigorous and strong, canes are biennial, trailing, and may reach a length of about 3,5 m in good and heavy garden soil.
The leaves, when fully developed, have a yellow/green color and are slightly pubescent on both sides. During the maturing process, the leaves have a yellowish periphery. The plant canes are two-toned. The portion of the cane exposed to the sun has a grey/purple color.
Flowers are white, numerous, grouped in clusters. Per Can starts to bloom in the middle of June.
Fruits of Per Can ripen from mid-July to late September. The berries are round and slightly conical, length about 30 mm, diameter about 20 mm. The weight of one berry ranges from about 4 g to 9 g with the average weight of one berry being about 5 g. The berries of the Per Can variety have a reddish color. When fully ripe, the fruit has a dark black color. Per Can yields berries characterized by an excellent taste (slightly acid, slightly sugary), a very fresh appearance and appealing texture, with a real blackberry aroma and no noticeable aftertaste. It also has a very fresh appearance and appealing texture. The variety produces drupelets of about 6 mm in diameter.
Per Can blackberry variety exhibits excellent resistance to temperatures as low as minus 40 C.
Download Per Can patent US00PP7251