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Blackberry Bush 'Chester Thornless'New Product

Blackberry Bush 'Chester Thornless'

Blackberry Bush 'Chester Thornless' Code: BKB008

£15.95  £14.35
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Rubus 'Chester Thornless'

One of the best late season blackberries! A combination of high quality fruit, exceptional yields and superb flavour have resulted in this being one of the most widely grown blackberry varieties in the UK. Chester Thornless produces bumper yields that are unequalled by any other variety. The large, shiny black fruits are deliciously sweet and juicy. Plants are extremely vigorous producing semi-erect thornless canes. Disease resistance is excellent. Plant 2-2.5m (7-8ft) apart.

RHS Perfect for Pollinators


Season: mid Aug - mid Oct.


Plant size: 3 litre pot.


Available for delivery: all year.


 

Blackberries and hybrid berries (arising from crosses between raspberries and blackberries) will thrive under a wide range of site and soil conditions and need not take up much room in your garden. They will tolerate sun or shade and are useful for covering a north facing wall, trellis or fence. With a selection of different varieties it is possible to harvest fruit from early July until the autumn. Although bursting with flavour when eaten fresh, surplus fruit freezes well and can be used to make excellent jam and crumbles! Trained plants can grow and be maintained to a height of 1.5-1.8m (5-6ft) and should be planted 1.8-2.4m (6-8ft) apart. Pot grown blackberry bushes are available for despatch throughout the year.

 

Don't forget to include a Gripple Wire Tensioning Kit on your order, the easy way to support blackberry bushes.  For better establishment we strongly advise using Rootgrow when planting (as recommended in RHS planting guidelines).

 

Carriage & packing charges

Our standard delivery charge to mainland UK is £7.95. Some items (where stated) are p&p inclusive. If you are only ordering items that are p&p inclusive, the standard delivery charge does not apply.
 
Some deliveries to the Scottish Islands and Highlands, Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Scily Isles may incur surcharges. If a surcharge is applicable, we will contact you prior to despatch. We regret we are unable to deliver outside the British Isles.
 

Despatch Dates

We regret we are unable to give precise delivery dates as weather conditions can affect the despatch schedule. The following information (which applies to orders placed online and over the phone) should only be used as a guide and on the understanding that we may not be able to keep to these dates precisely. Please note, delivery usually takes longer when payment is made by cheque.
 

Fruit trees, soft fruit bushes, ornamental trees & hedging (bare root)

Bare root fruit trees, soft fruit bushes, ornamental trees and hedging will be despatched from late November until late April.  Orders placed before mid November will usually be despatched by mid December. Orders placed after mid November will usually be delivered within 28 days of the order being placed. Orders placed from mid April onwards will be despatched within 14 days. Orders received from the 1st May onwards will be despatched in the autumn.
 

Fruit trees & soft fruit bushes (pot grown)

Pot grown fruit trees, gooseberries and currants are available May to September and will usually be despatched within 14 days.
 
Blackberries, blueberries, cranberries, elderberries, honeyberries, lingonberries, figs, goji berries and grapes are normally available throughout the year.  If ordered May to late September they will normally be despatched within 14 days unless ordered with plants that are due to be despatched at a later date.  Under these circumstances, to avoid additional carriage charges, the entire order will be sent together when everything is available.  Outside this period, delivery may take up to 28 days or longer if ordered with plants that are due to be despatched at a later date.
 

Bilberries

Bilberries are available from February to late September and will usually be despatched within 14 days.
 

Cell Grown Raspberries

Cell grown raspberries are available from late May to mid July and will usually be despatched within 14 days.
 

Strawberry plants (Runners)

Fresh dug strawberry plants will be despatched from October to late November. Coldstored strawberry plants will be despatched from March to late June. Orders placed during these periods will usually be delivered within 28 days. Some varieties are only available as coldstored plants (see product description for availability).
 

Strawberry plants (Misted Tips)

Misted Tips are available from late July to mid September and will usually be despatched within 14 days.
 

Asparagus crowns

Asparagus crowns will be despatched from late March/early April to late May. Orders placed during this period will usually be despatched within 14 days.
 

Hardware

Hardware will be despatched within 14 days unless ordered with plants that are due to be despatched at a later date.
 

Biological Controls (Natural Predators) & Bumblebee Hives

Natural Predators and Bumble Bee hives are only despatched at the appropriate time of year (see product description for detailed information). When "in season" they are despatched direct from our supplier in batches on a weekly basis -  we send orders to our supplier every Thursday and they despatch these orders Wednesday the following week. Natural Predators are sent by first class post, bumblebee hives are sent by carrier.
 
 

 

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