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‘Loch Ness’ Blackberry

$16.00$40.00

Glossy black berries are big on size and flavour! The 4-6 ft. semi-erect canes bear delicious, monster-sized berries in mid to late July that are ideal for fresh eating, preserves and juices. Thornless canes are easy to manage and resistant to double blooms. Plants can reach yields of 8lbs each!

Bare-root bundles (5) and #2 potted

Bare-root bundles qualify for shipping!

Reserve yours now with a 50% deposit or purchase in FULL for pickup this spring!

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Glossy black berries are big on size and flavour! The 4-6 ft. semi-erect canes bear delicious, monster-sized berries in mid to late July that are ideal for fresh eating, preserves and juices. Thornless canes are easy to manage and resistant to double blooms. Bred in Scotland SCRI (1988). Plants can reach yields of 8lbs each! Plants can reach yields of 8lbs each! Thornless semi-erect canes may need support under heavy fruit load. Summer-bearing floricane. Mid-late season. Heat-tolerant. Self-pollinating.

Bare-root bundles (5) and #2 potted

Bare-root bundles qualify for shipping!

Plant Details

Latin: Rubus fruticosus ‘Loch Ness’

Hardiness Zone: 5 – 9

Height: 5′ – 6′

Spread: 4′ – 5′

Bloom Time: May

Ripens: July-August

Flower Colour: White

Fruit Colour: Black

Foliage Colour: Green

Light Requirements: Full Sun

Soil Requirements: Organically rich, well-drained. Heavy feeders.

Attributes:

  • Edible Fruit
  • Self-pollinating
  • Thornless
  • Butterfly Attractant

Special Considerations: Will require trellis or fence to contain canes. Produce flowers on second-year canes.

Spring Plant Reservation Policy

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We make it easier to grow your best garden!
What sets us apart from most nurseries, aside from our production growing experience with our products, is that we help you plan well in advance of the growing season by offering to reserve your plants for pickup or delivery in the spring! As a part of our Spring Plant Reservation program, you have the option to purchase in full or place a deposit on your order and pay the balance at pickup. Our SPR program has helped hundreds of customers secure their gardening desires since 2013!

RESERVATION:

We require a 50% minimum deposit to reserve your order. Orders may also be paid in full to reserve. Any outstanding balance is due at pick up or before shipping or delivery.

Orders will be reserved once a deposit or full payment has been received. Deposits (50% of order value) cannot be refunded after April 5th, 2021

Payment can be made by cash, cheque, email money transfer or credit card. Please follow the instructions on your invoice.

ORDERING:

We strongly recommend ordering before April 5th, 2021 to secure your order. Orders are dependent on available inventory. Some stock may have limited available quantities. We reserve the right to offer a substitution or refund if stock becomes unavailable. 

Some items are available to be purchased in bulk quantities. Please contact us for bulk orders.

Looking for something in particular that we don’t offer on the website? We are able to source different product sizes and cultivars for special orders.

DELIVERY & PICKUP:

DeliveryNEW 2020! Free Delivery on orders over $500, within 30 minutes from Krestova! Please contact us to arrange a delivery date.

Bare-root Perennials stock: Bare-root perennial stock will be available for pickup from the farm in Krestova from March to May. We will send an email confirming the available times for pickup closer to this date.

Bare-root Tree Fruit stock: Bare-root tree fruit stock will be available for pickup from the farm in Krestova in May. We will send an email confirming the available times for pickup closer to this date. We are unable to ship bare-root trees at this time.

Potted Nursery & Transplant Stock: All potted SPR orders under $500 must be picked up May from the farm in Krestova. Please click here to see the dates and times. We will send an email confirming the available times for pickup.

Centralized Delivery-Pickup: Now offering a drive-thru plant pickup to Nelson, Castlegar and Winlaw. Dates TBA. Click here to learn more!

SHIPPING:

Some items may be available to ship via Canada Post. You will be able to select a shipping method at checkout if your order qualifies.

SPR shipments will be sent out according to our Shipping Policy.

For more information please read the Spring Plant Reservation Policy.

Bulk Orders

We strongly recommend placing bulk orders in December and early January. Some items may be available to order as late as April, however typically not the case. Orders are dependent on available inventory. Some stock may have limited available quantities. We reserve the right to offer a substitution or refund if stock becomes unavailable. 

Crop  Per cultivar bulk counts Deadline to Order
Asparagus Crowns 100/bag January
Strawberry Crowns 250/bag January
Bare-root Brambles 25/bundle January
Bare-root Vines 25/bundle January
Bare-root Fruit Trees 5-10 January
Seed Potatoes 14kg/bag January
3″ Potted Fruit Stock 32 February
#1+ Potted Stock 50 February
Vegetable Transplants Please Contact February
Sweetpotato Slips 100 March

Please CONTACT US for a quote to place a bulk order before order deadlines for the best selection. You can also inquire after the deadline to see what is available.

Looking for something in particular that we don’t offer on the website? We are able to source different product sizes and cultivars for special orders.

Pickup & Delivery

PICKUP & DELIVERY:

Bare-root Perennials stock: Bare-root perennial stock will be available for pickup from the farm in Krestova from March to May. We will send an email confirming the available times for pickup closer to this date.

Bare-root Tree Fruit stock: Bare-root tree fruit stock will be available for pickup from the farm in Krestova in May. We will send an email confirming the available times for pickup closer to this date. We are unable to ship bare-root trees at this time. 

Potted Nursery & Transplant Stock: All potted SPR orders under $500 must be picked up May from the farm in Krestova or scheduled for a centralized delivery location. Please click here to see the dates and times. We will send an email confirming the available times for pickup.

Centralized Delivery-Pickup: Now offering a drive-thru plant pickup to Nelson, Castlegar and Winlaw. Click here to learn more!

DeliveryNEW 2020! Free Delivery on orders over $500, within 30 minutes from Krestova! If your order qualifies, please contact us to arrange a delivery date.

For more information please read the Spring Plant Reservation Policy.

Shipping Policy

SOME ITEMS QUALIFY FOR SHIPPING

Bareroot cane bundles are available to ship via Canada Post Expedited. Please inquire before purchasing via our website. View our SHIPPING POLICY to learn more. You will be able to select the shipping method at check if your entire order qualifies.

Potted stock cannot be shipped and is only available for pick up. All potted SPR orders under $500 must be picked up May (TBA) from the farm in Krestova or scheduled for a local pickup site in Nelson, Castlegar or Winlaw. We will send an email confirming the available times for pickup closer to this date.

Don’t want to ship? You can still select Farm Pickup at checkout!

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Reserve yours now with a 50% deposit or purchase in FULL for pickup this spring!

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