Fruit for eating are best left to completely ripen on the tree. Harvesting takes place between late August and September depending on the cultivar. Once the berries turn very dark, leave for a few more days before harvesting. Pick individual berries as and when they ripen including the white middle “plug” or cut with stalks using scissors. try not to handle the berries too much when picking.
- Loganberries are succulent berries that are delicious eaten out of hand or made into pies, jellies and jams. They don’t ripen all at once but gradually and they have a tendency to hide underneath leaves.
- Loganberry harvest time is fairly lengthy since the fruit ripens at different times, so plan on picking the fruit several times over the course of two months or so.
- Before harvesting loganberries, dress appropriately. Like blackberries, loganberries are a tangle of thorny canes hiding hidden gems of fruit.
“Loganberries are succulent berries that are delicious eaten out of hand or made into pies, jellies and jams.”