#7 ‘Snowbank' White-fruited Blackberry (Rubus ‘Snowbank’)

posted Jan 11, 2012, 4:56 PM by Western Sonoma County Historical Society   [ updated Jan 16, 2012, 1:02 PM ]

‘Snowbank' White-fruited Blackberry

Introduced in 1916 as an improved form of his original White blackberry, Iceberg (1894). Developed as something of a joke, it nonetheless represents 21 remarkable achievement. The is translucent, milky-white and tastes like a normal blackberry. Nearby is the Mammoth blackberry, a once popular local variety that bears very large fruit.