Rubus fruticosa Chester (Thornless)
Common Snowberry is a small deciduous shrub with characteristic white to pink flowers and clusters of white fruit.
Chester Thornless Blackberry is a self-pollinating fruit-bearing shrub. In mid-summer, the Chester Thornless Blackberry produces large, sweet-tasting, heart-shaped blackberries that are perfect for fresh eating. It is a semi-erect blackberry plant that requires little support from a trellis to keep its fruit off the ground. Don't forget to protect your berries. The birds love this shrub almost as much as you will.
COMMON SNOWBERRY QUICK FACTS
CHESTER THORNLESS BLACKBERRY QUICK FACTS
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
Bark: red-brown shredded bark
Toxicity: berries toxic to humans
Other Names: common snowberry
Other Names: chester blackberry, hardy blackberry
Tags: All Items, Flowering, Native Alberta Plants, Native North America Plants, Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, SPECIALS, Waterside and Riparian Zone Plants, Wildlife Attracting