Best Blackberry bushes for USDA Zone 4
Through the years we’ve grown small test plots of different blackberries to
find the best blackberry bushes zone 4 that were easy to care for and provided a good harvest. We have planted test beds of Prime Jim/Jan, PrimeArk, Chester and Black Satin. We’ve have had the best success over the years with Black Satin, which is an old cultivar from the University of Illinois. The Black Satin has had a better survival rate than the other blackberry bushes we’ve planted and good production. The berries are sweet and large. Continue reading “Best blackberry bushes zone 4”
Our Idaho berry plants for sale are available in 1 gallon and 2 gallon size. These berry plants are typically zoned for Idaho’s USDA Zone 3-5. If you have any questions please send us an email or call and we’ll be happy to assist you.
Delivery starts mid April because of our cold weather and the desire to supply plants specifically to USDA Zone 3-5.
1Gal- $8 2Gal – $15
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The Chester Blackberry is a semi-erect berry that produces medium to large, round berries that are very deep black in color and super sweet.
They are considered a high quality, high yield berry with uses ranging from eating them fresh, using in preserves or blackberry wine. Being the hardiest of the thornless blackberries they are easy to grow and and the potential of 10′ canes means that you will need to train them on a trellis.
Pruning the Chester blackberry and cutting the previous year’s growth to maintain the plant will keep your berry patch healthy and happy.
Hardiness in Zones: 3-8
Space: 3′-4′ apart
Sun/Shade: Full Sun