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An early ripening thornless blackberry with very large high quality berries.

Origin: USA, 1998

Pollination: Natchez is self-fertile and a pollinator is not necessary for producing a crop.  Pollination partners

Natchez blackberry and hybrid berries produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but it is available through our custom bud-grafting service.

Propagation is carried out in late July / early August, and the grafted trees would be available for supply in December the following year (approximately 14 months later). You can choose the number of trees and the rootstock(s) you want the trees grafted on.

Read more about our Grafting service here.

If you wish to order a grafted tree of this variety please fill in our contact form in the first instance.

History and description of Natchez

Natchez is a thronless blackberry raised at the University of Arkansas Fruit Research Station, USA in 1998. It produces good crops of very large berries of up to 9g average weight. The fruit is sweet with a fruity flavour and good balancing acidity. It ripens from mid July into August. The canes are completely thornless, semi-erect and easy to train.

Characteristics of Natchez blackberry and hybrid berries

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Tree vigourModerate
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Pollination date0
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PollinatorsPollination partners

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