Blackberry - Thornless Chester

Rubus ursinus

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Large, flavorful, very sweet, high quality fruit; hardy, productive, disease resistant. Not the wild blackberry. Prefers cooler climates for best fruit production.

$14.90 ($14.90-$17.90 choose a size)

Specifications of Blackberry - Thornless Chester

Preferred Climate Warm Temperate, Cool TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From CuttingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 1-2m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes (Often below -2)

Amount of leaves in Winter? No Leaves (Deciduous)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months December


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Blackberry - Thornless Chester Reviews & Tips

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Jan Edwards
2y ago

Caringbah, NSW, Australia

Blackberry - Thornless Chester

if I cut tje top off my chester at 2 metres can I force it to h sturdy stem that allows an erect habit

Potty Bob 1
★★★★ 2y ago


Nice fruit a little sparse in first year of fruit .

★★★★ 3y ago


Potted for 2 weeks. Started growing some shoots at the tip of 1 lateral shoot and 1 shorter cane.

★★★★★ 4y ago


First attempt at growing a blackberry bush. I received it as a dormant plant in winter from bunnings. Since waking up from dormancy it'd covered in leaves and growing vigorously! Its fed weekly with 1/2 dose of blood and bone liquid plant food. Diy pot...

★★★★ 5y ago

VIRGINIA , QLD, Australia

Just planted a week ago. Too soon to tell 

★★★ 7y ago


It seems to be growing fine as long as I make sure to not let it get waterlogged, Watch mould from things around it. I had it going up through a bamboo trellis that ended up growing some sort of black powdery mould, My blackberry then started going b...

★★★★ 8y ago

Burnside, VIC, Australia

I bought this because it was thornless and non-invasive. The first year saw the 1 foot plant grew to 1.2 meters in heights. It gave a couple of cluster of blackberries. The fruit wasn't as sweet as I hoped it to be (could be because I picked it too ear...

★★ 11y ago

Mulbring, NSW, Australia

poor fruiting so far

★★ 11y ago

Kealba, VIC, Australia

can't recall. It was a little while ago now :)

★★★★ 12y ago

Grenfell, NSW, Australia

Lovely Berries!!  Over watered & over fed, canes were over 4cm thick.

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