Balsors Hardy Blackberry

Balsors Hardy Blackberry

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History: Balsors Hardy blackberries were developed in Nova Scotia, where they have been grown by the Balsor family for over a century. 

Why We Grow It: This hardy variety produces large, dark berries that are sweet and juicy. To make it even better, they bear fruit over a long period of time which gives you that much more of an opportunity to enjoy these lovely berries.

Canadian Hardiness Zone: 5

Soil Preference: Loam and sandy loam, prefers soils that are moist but well-drained

Growth Habits: Vigorous and hardy, produce good crops over a long fruiting season

Class: Floricane, bears fruit in the summer and only on second year growth

Thorns: Yes

Sun/Shade: Full sun (approx. 8-10 hours of sun daily)

Pollination: Self-pollinating, this variety will produce fruit without a different blackberry variety but will produce more and better fruit if one is present   

Ripens: Mid August

Storage: Keeps up to a week when stored in the fridge

Recommended Use: Fresh eating, baking

Size including roots: 10-25cm one year plant