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Season: Mid-early season ripening
Main characteristic/s: Large berries, highly tolerant to low winter temperatures
Very large fruit size (average 9.3g)
Very sweet, aromatic berries
High fruit yields
Good disease resistance
Mid early season ripening period.
The berries are very large, averaging 9.3 g (individual reaching 15.4 g). They are shiny black, firm, long, cylindrical; very sweet and aromatic, easily separating from the strig when fully ripe.
Under favourable growing conditions, the number of quality fruits exceeds 20 tonnes per hectare.
Use of the Variety
Berries are suitable for fresh use, freezing and processing. Transportability is excellent.
Blackberry is a prickly bush with perennial rhizomes and biennial overhead shoots, belonging to the family of rosaceous. The flowers are white, large, collected in the corymbose inflorescences. Blackberry fruits are large, with a lot of seeds, very similar to raspberries, especially red undersized berries. Ripe blackberry berries are bright black, sometimes with a purple hue. They taste sweet and sour. Blackberry is a good honey plant.
Blackberry berries are a natural “multivitamin complex.” In the blackberry is a lot of vitamin C, there are vitamins E, P, PP, K, provitamin A, vitamins of group B. In addition, berries contain mineral substances (potassium, sodium, magnesium, calcium, iron, phosphorus, nickel, copper etc., fiber, sugar (fructose and glucose), organic acids (citric, malic, salicylic and wine), tocopherols, pectins. Seeds contain fatty oil – more than 12%.
Blackberry leaves are rich in vitamin C, tannins, minerals and amino acids.
In medicine, all parts of the plant are used.
Fresh berries of blackberries strengthen immunity, improve metabolism, normalize all body functions. Blackberry fruits are used in the treatment of kidney diseases, diseases of the bladder and with gastric and intestinal diseases. They are also useful in diabetes and articular diseases. Blackberry has a positive effect on the work of the brain and nervous system.