The earliest summer harvest, with a bonus harvest in fall. Enjoy easy-to-pick berries fresh from the patch or in desserts and jams. They also freeze well. This sturdy, erect variety is productive and vigorous. Disease-resistant to phytophthora root rot. Cold-hardy. Fall-bearing (everbearing) primocane with a bigger summer crop. Floricane berries ripen in June. Primocane berries ripen in September through frost. Self-pollinating. A licensed variety of Cornell University. May be covered by U.S.P.P. #11747 or other patents. Do not plant Red, Gold or Purple raspberries within 75-100 feet of Black raspberries. Black raspberries may be susceptible to viral diseases carried by aphids from nearby raspberry plants.