Blackberries

Baby Cakes® Blackberry: Dwarf, thornless blackberry with compact, rounded growth habit to 3-4 ft., ideal for patio pots. Large, sweet berries. Est. chill requirement 400 hours. USDA zones 4-8. U.S. Plant Patent #27032.

Black Satin Blackberry: Vigorous, very productive plant. Large berries. Midseason producer, July in most areas. Requires some support due to heavy cropping and limber, semi-trailing plant structure. USDA zones 6-9.

Boysenberry: Rubus ursinus var. loganobaccus, a hybrid of blackberry, raspberry, dewberry and loganberry. Very large berry up to 2.5", dark maroon in color with an intense, tangy, sweet flavor. Excellent quality with few seeds and a pleasant aroma. Vine-like trailing growth habit. Harvest through summer. Self-fruitful, best in zones 5-10.

Chester Blackberry: Thornless, semi-trailing. Large, very sweet, flavorful even when firm. Fruit retains color and quality even in the heat.  Chester is the most winter hardy thornless blackberry and is very resistant to cane blight.  Provide support for the vines. USDA Zone 5-7 (possibly 5-9).

Marion Blackberry: Medium to large size firm, sweet, bright berries. Excellent for fresh and dessert use. Rated by many as the best pie berry. Long harvest June through summer.  Very long, vine-like canes require support. Self-fruitful. Best in zones 6 - 9

Olallieberry: A cross between Youngberry and Loganberry, classified as a blackberry. Large, elongated fruit with unique sweet-tart flavor: a long-time California fruit stand favorite for fresh-eating, pies and jams. Vine-like (trailing) structure, requires support. Lower chilling requirement than Boysen. Takes up to two years to bear. Zones 7-9, possibly 6-10.

Prime Ark Freedom® Blackberry: First thornless primocane blackberry, from U of Arkansas. Large fruit with good flavor, floricane bloom ripens early July. New canes (primocanes) begin fruiting mid-August in years when summer heat is not excessive. For home gardens and local markets; short storage life. Upright growth habit, but may require some support. USDA Zones 5-9. Pat. No. 26990.

Triple Crown Blackberry: Semi-trailing, thornless. Medium to large flavorful berries. Dense foliage prevents sunscald. Vigorous vines to 15’ require support. Very productive, reliable harvests. Widely adapted, excellent home garden variety. USDA Zones 5-12.

Raspberries

Baba Red Raspberry: Everbearing Red Raspberry - Extra large berries up to 1 1/2" long. Fine flavor and good for all uses. Bears heavy crop May-July with a smaller late summer crop through fall. Hardy to zero degrees. Self-fruitful. Best in zones 4-11.

Raspberry Shortcake®: Raspberry Shortcake® offers a new, easy way to grow your own raspberries. Its compact, rounded, thornless(!) growth habit to 2-3 ft. is perfect for patio container growing or any sunny, well-drained spot in the landscape. Est. chill requirement 800 hours. USDA zones 4-9. U.S. Plant Pat. #22141.

Heritage Raspberry: Everbearing - Large, sweet, dark red berries. Mild flavor and excellent quality. Good for all uses. Moderate early crop in June, July. Heavier late crop August through fall. Berries keep well on or off the vine. Upright growth habit. Self-fruitful. Best in Zones 4-11.