What distinguishes the blackberries from its raspberry relatives is whether or not the torus (receptacle or stem) “picks-with” (i.e. stays with) the fruit. When picking a blackberry fruit, the torus does stay with the fruit. With a raspberry, the torus remains on the plant, leaving a hollow core in the raspberry fruit.



Blackberry should have a smooth texture and the color between purple and black, wich can vary depending on the degree of maturation. It should have no signs of wilting.


Blackberries should be kept refrigerated. Do not wash blackberries until will be consumed. If you notice any wilting in some blackberry separate from the rest. Optimal storage temperature: 34°F to 40°F Humidity: 90 to 95% Produces ethylene: No Sensitive to ethylene exposure: No


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