Boysenberry plants produce delicious, large reddish-black fruit that is easy to harvest, the fruit borne on the second-year canes in mid-summer. Remove fruiting canes after harvest, choosing the best new canes for next year`s fruit bearing. Boysenberry plants are deciduous, preferring full sun. Enjoy rapid growth to about 5 to 6 feet. Plant this tasty berry near a fence, wall or wherever you can provide plenty of support. Grow the boysenberry as a freestanding shrub in a large garden bed and stake canes. Boysenberries are an excellent addition to the fruit and kitchen garden. Hardy to USDA zone 5. Shipped potted in soil to ensure a healthier start when planted in yard or garden. Use for fresh eating, tasty jam, or to top a bowl of your favorite ice cream.