Veronique blackberry variety

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This is a clone of Loch Ness as fact, which has all characteristics of parent cultivar

Originated from a cross of

Originated from a cross of Loch Ness x Unknown variety

Plants are

Plants are thornless

Bushes have

Bushes have semi-erect canes

Fruit weight is

Fruit weight is 8 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 first week of June

Ripening date (regular) -

Ripening date (regular) - second week of July

Productivity is

Productivity is 9 kg per plant

Cold hardiness is

Cold hardiness is good

Country of origin

Country of origin - United Kingdom

Current status

Current status - obsolete or rarely used

Veronique was selected from Loch Ness and got most of it's characteristics, such as large fruits, winter hardiness and earliness of ripening. The primary difference is pink color of flowers on Veronique plants.
Bushes are vigorous and thornless. The fruits are conical in form and large. When fully ripe they have a black color with glossy plating. The flavor is typical of blackberries with slight acidity. Fruit weight of Veronique blackberry is typically approximately 5-6 g but ranges up to approximately 8-10 g. Fruit dimensions commonly range from approximately 25 to 40 mm in length and from approximately 20 to 30 mm in breadth. Berries are firm, have good storage capability.
A typical yield is about 9 kg per plant.
Winter hardiness is good. This variety is not widespread in the world.

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