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Waimate Berries

Waimate Berries resemble loganberries.

They are large, long berries with dark red skin and a tart taste. They can be hard to pick because they are so soft.

The thornless bushes are high yielders. Commercially, Waimate Berries are considered good to grow for processing and for pick your own operations.

Cooking Tips

Waimate Berries freeze well; good for jams.

History Notes

Waimate Berries are a cross between a Raspberry and a Blackberry.

Language Notes

Waimate Berries are named after Waimate, New Zealand, 100 miles (160 km) from Christchurch.

See also:


Açaí Berries; Akala Berries; Aronia Berries; Baba Berries; Barberries; Berries; Bilberries; Black Currants; Black Gooseberries; Blueberries; Buffalo Currants; Bumbleberries; Cape Gooseberries; Cloudberries; Cranberries; Devil Spits Day; Egton Bridge Gooseberry Show; Elderberries; Garden Huckleberries; Gooseberries; Haw Flakes; Hawthorne Berries; Huckleberry; Hudson Bay Currants; Jostaberries; Lingonberries; Mulberries; Otaheite Gooseberry; Raspberries; Red Currants; Saskatoon Berries; Sea Buckthorn; Serendipity Berries; Strawberries; Sunberries; Tayberries; Thimbleberries; Ugni; Waimate Berries; White Currants; Wineberries; Wonderberries; Worcesterberries

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Oulton, Randal. "Waimate Berries." CooksInfo.com. Published 24 May 2005; revised 02 December 2007. Web. Accessed 03/20/2018. <http://www.cooksinfo.com/waimate-berries>.

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