Black Diamond Floricane Thornless is a popular for milder climates railing high-yielding variety. This varioety was selected in Corvallis Oregon in 1997. Cross was made in 1991. Kotata x NZ8610L -163 (E90 x N-71 made by H. Hall of New Zealand HortResearch Inc in New Zealand and tasted as NZ 9128R-1. Kotata is a commercial culticar of eastern and western blackberry parentage. Machine harvests very well, fruit dark, uniform, attractive. Classic trailing blackberry sweet flavor. Maturity date begins in late June in Aurora, Oregon and extends for about four weeks. Plants are less vigorous than most trailing types, so should be planted closer within the row. Processed fruit quality is excellent, and hand harvested fruit is firm enough for local fresh market sales. Zone 6-9. 1 gal. Size.