Shuofeng blackberry variety
Thornless, floricane-fruiting semi-upright plant with firm fruit, high yield
Rubus subgenus Rubus Watson 'Shuofeng'
Originated from a cross of Kiowa x Hull Thornless
Variety denomination - 'Shuofeng'
Plants are thornless
Bushes have semi-erect canes
Fruit weight is 7 g
Berries have a ovate shape
Fruiting habit - floricane fruiting (summer-bearing)
Flowering on floricanes starts in the first week of May
Ripening date (regular) - third week of June
Productivity is 15000 kg from ha
Soluble solids - 11.0%
Cold hardiness is moderate
Heat tolerance is low
Country of origin - China
Current status - modern or widely used
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Relevant documents for Shuofeng blackberry variety:
Introduction and breeding of blackberry in China. W.L. Lia, W.L. Wu, L.F. Lv and C.H. Zhang; Institute of Botany, China, 2017
Useful Growing Guides:
Berry Soil and Nutrient Management – A Guide for Educators and Growers. M. Pritts, C. Heidenreich, L. McDermott, and J. Miller; Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
High Tunnel Raspberries and Blackberries. AJ Both, Kathy Demchak, Eric Hanson, Cathy Heidenreich, Greg Loeb, Laura McDermott, Marvin Pritts, and Courtney Weber; Cornell Cooperative Extension
Raspberry and Blackberry Production Guide. L. Bushway, M. Pritts, D. Handley; Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service Cooperative Extension, Ithaca