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A late season thornless blackberry from Scotland widely grown in the UK.
Pollination: Loch Ness is self-fertile and a pollinator is not necessary for producing a crop.
History and description of Loch Ness
Loch Ness blackberry was raised by the Scottish Crop Research Institute. It is one of the most widely grown varieties in the UK and is also grown in Europe and North America. It is heavy cropping producing up to 3.6 Kg fruit per plant. The berries are quite large averaging 5g each. They are of excellent quality, glossy black and have good flavour. The cropping season is long lasting from mid August until the first autumn frosts. The canes are thornless, semi-errect and easy train. It is one of the hardiest varieties.
Characteristics of Loch Ness blackberry and hybrid berries