Blackberries - Comparative table

COMPARATIVE TABLE
Name Hardiness Productivity Cane Period Size Weight Color
Chester variable good vigorous, spineless mid-August September very good 3.5 g black
Hardy Black very good good medium, spiny mid-August September good black
Illini Hardy good very good thorny mid-August September very good 3.5 g black
Perron noir medium very good vigorous, spineless August September good 3 to 4 g black
COMPARATIVE TABLE
Name Flavor Firmness Uses Appreciation
Chester good very good fresh market, processing, freezing Fruit has good flavor even if it is not quite ripe.
Hardy Black sweet good fresh market, processing Very hardy variety bearing, large fruit.
Illini Hardy good very good fresh market, processing, freezing Resistant to Phytopthora.
Perron noir good very good fresh market, processing, freezing Fruit are very large, very firm with good flavour.