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Silver Creek Nursery

Balsor's Hardy Blackberry

Balsor's Hardy Blackberry

Species: Rubus sp

History: Balsor's 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 

Bloom Colour: White 

Ripens: Mid August

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

Recommended Use: Fresh eating, baking

Height Above Soil Line: 10-25cm 

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Shipping vs. Pick Up

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Shipping: Every year we ship thousands of trees across Canada (except BC due to CFIA regulations). We carefully bag roots in damp sawdust, then box them and send them out via courrier. CLICK HERE to see our shipping policy.

Pick-up: We also have thousands of trees picked up from our nursery each year. The pick-up options is free, though you must wait until you have been emailed a confirmation that your order is ready to pick up, which will have further information such as hours, locations, etc. We really appreciate if you can make an appointment to pick up, then we can be as organized as possible during our busy season.

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