Rubus fruticosus ‘Loch Ness’
Blackberry ‘Loch Ness’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Loch Ness’ _ ‘Loch Ness’ is a moderate-sized bush with upright thornless canes, white flowers in summer followed by dark blackberries in late summer.
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
White in Summer
Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Pale-yellow in Autumn
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
It is best to rotate crops to avoid pest and disease problems.
Aphids , Leafhoppers , Raspberry beetle , Raspberry leaf and bud mite
Prune old canes to ground level in late winter and tie in new canes.
WHERE TO GROW
Rubus fruticosus ‘Loch Ness’ (Blackberry ‘Loch Ness’) will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 2-5 years.
Add to salads, Banks and Slopes, Cake decoration, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flavouring food and drinks, Hedging/Screens
Plant outdoors in summer in well-drained neutral soil.
Clay, Loamy, Sandy
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
South, East, West