Wonderful thornless blackberry variety with Prime-Ark 45 as one of the parent
Blackberry Caddo (Sweet-Ark Caddo) is the fourteenth release in a series of erect-growing, high quality, productive floricane-fruiting blackberry cultivars intended for the fresh market developed by the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture. It has Prime-Ark 45 in pedigree. Caddo was developed with the intention of advancing flavor to a higher level in an additional thornless blackberry cultivar. Canes of Caddo variety are fully thornless and erect, looks like Natchez. Caddo ripens... read more
Old Brazilian prickly cultivar, similar to Tupi, with medium-sized tasty round berries
Blackberry Caingangue is a cross between US variety Cherokee and cultivar Black 1 (cross between Shaffer tree and Brazos), presented in 1992 by Embrapa in Brazil, today is not used for commercial production.
Plants of this cultivar have vigorous erect stems. Canes are thorny. Budding occurs in the first dozen of August and the harvest extends from the second week of November to mid-December (sometimes until the end of December) in South Hemisphere. An average fruit production per plant ranges... read more
Additional or substitute variety for growers, who cultivate Tupi blackberry
Blackberry Caingua was derived in Brazil by Embrapa Clima Temperado in cooperation with Arkansas University.
The stem of Caingua is erect to semi-erect, with short internodes. It has fewer and smaller thorns than Tupi or Xingu. The plants have low to medium vigor but are very productive. Leaves are light green with small stipules. As the plants are less vigorous than Tupi, they can be planted at a higher density.
Harvest begins in the third week of November and lasts on second week of January... read more
Prickly primocane-fruiting blackberry from Chile in cooperation with John Clark
Blackberry Camila (also known as HFM-5) is prickly primocane-fruiting variety from South America, Chile. This cultivar was breed by Chilean inventors Maria Pilar Banados Ortiz and Alejandra Andrea Salgado Rojas collaboratively with John R. Clark from Arkansas University, United States. The maternal parent of Camila is Black Magic (APF-77) variety. Camila blackberry was first selected in December 2008 in the variety garden at Nogales, Fifth Region of Valparaiso, Chile.
Plants of Camila blackberry... read more
Wild blackberry cultivar from Andean highland intertropical regions
Andean blackberry (Castilla blackberry) is a traditional crop grown by small and medium producers in the highland intertropical region such as Columbia, Ecuador and other Andean countries. Fruit is medium-large, has rounded shape, reaches a size up to 20 mm in diameter. Plants are look like perennial bush-vine growing to 3 m in height. The stems are cylindrical, long, erect, without villi, light green, red or dark brown and with prickly spines curved gradually tapering from base to tip.... read more
Very vigorous thorny erect-growing blackberry variety with giant berries
Chesapeake blackberry, which has a Shawnee cultivar as parent, may be distinguished from othe large-fruited thorny varieties, such as Kiowa, by the recurvature of its spines and flavor of its fruit. It may be distinguished from Black Butte by the type of spines and its erectness, compared to the semi-erect habit of the large fruited Black Butte. The presence of thorns and the size of the fruit distinguish Chesapeake from popular thornles cultivars such as Arapaho, Navaho, Hull Thornless, Triple... read more
Very vigorous, thornless, large fruited, late ripening blackberry variety with long harvest season
Chester Thornless is a very vigorous, thornless, large fruited, late ripening blackberry variety from United States. Cross was made in 1968. This is one of the most popular blackberry variety in the world. It was recommended as a replacement for Thornfree cultivar.
Canes are semi-erect after the first year recumbent growth. Canes length typically achieves 3-4 m and needs trellis support. Harvest period continues from the end of July to the end of September. Yields of Chester Thornless vary with... read more
Old US blackberry variety with large fruit for small commercial and private growers
Cheyenne is old blackberry variety (presented in 1976 as cultivar for private gardeners and small commercial farming) from Arkansas, United States.
Stems of this variety is very thorny and erect. Height of bush is around 150-170 cm. First berries ripen around the beginning of June (first or second week). Cheyenne has large berries with very good aroma and high yield. Taste is sweet and low-acidic with raspberry aftertaste. Because fruit are firm, machine-harvesting is applicable.
Cheyenne have... read more
Large berries, high yields and excellent postharvest handling characteristics
Chickasaw is the tenth release in a series of erect-growing, high-quality, productive blackberry cultivars developed by the University of Arkansas, United States.
Canes of Chickasaw are thorny and erect, but a thorns density is less than that of Kiowa. Chickasaw can be grown in a hedgerow without trellis support, with primocanes tipped at 1.1 m to control primocane length and encourage lateral branching. This is early-ripening variety. Blackberry Chickasaw starts bloom at the end of April. In... read more
Prickless semi-erect variety with soft flexible canes and giant berries
Blackberry Chief Joseph is a semi-erect variety with flexible canes, thornless. Blackberry Chief Joseph is a vigorous plant with strong canes. Canes can achieve 3-4 m in length. The leaves are medium in size, bright green in color. The flowers are white, large, 3-4 cm in diameter. The roots are long and very strong.
Chief Joseph is middle-late fruiting cultivar. First fruit ripens at the beginning of August. Harvest season continues up to 5-6 weeks. Crop can reach up to 35 kg per plant, highly... read more