Origin: Origin: Scottish Crop Research Institute, Scotland Loch Ness is a thornless, high yielding blackberry with a
large fruit size and good shelf life.
Season – In Scotland, picking begins around mid-August, 10–14 days later than Loch Tay.
Fruit Quality – Loch Ness has large fruit, 5g and is firm, glossy black in colour, has an excellent flavour when ripe
and excellent storage capabilities.
Disease resistance – Good tolerance to purple blotch and botrytis but can be susceptible to downy mildew.
Field characteristics – Loch Ness is thorn-free with semi-erect canes that are well presented and easy to manage.
Available forms of seedlings:
LONG - CANE