This self-fertile British-bred blackberry produces firm, glossy-black, conical fruits on short, upright, thornless canes. 'Loch Ness' is a heavy cropper is capable of producing up to 3.6kg (8lb) of fruit per bush and is perfect for the smaller garden. The fruits can be harvested from mid-August until the first frosts. Blackberries establish quickly and are easy to grow, producing flavoursome fruits to add to desserts or for jam-making. Height: 2m (6'). Spread: 2.5m (8').
Estimated time to cropping once planted: 16-20 months.
Estimated time to best yields: 28-32 months.
Height Up to 200cm (79in)
Spread Up to 250cm (98in)
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1 blackberry plant in 9cm pot (V15504)
2 blackberry plants in 9cm pots (V63253P)
Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.
Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.
Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.99.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.
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Van Meuwen strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3
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