Wild Blackberry

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Wild Blackberry (Rubus allegheniensis) brings a touch of the wild to gardens with its small, intensely flavored fruits. This thorny variety offers a taste of nature, perfect for those seeking an authentic berry experience.

6-12″ Bareroot

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 4-9
Soil pH: 5.5-6.5
Soil Type: Well-drained
Water Requirements: Moderate, consistent moisture
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Heat Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: 300-500 hours

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 3-6′ tall, 3-6′ wide
Plant Spacing: 3-6′ apart
Growth Habit: Erect, semi-erect, trailing
Rootstock: Fromn Seed

Pollination and Flowering

Pollination Requirements: Self-pollinating
Pollination Mechanisms: Insects (bees)
Bloom Time: May-June
Flower Color: White

Fruit Characteristics

Berry Size: 0.5-1″
Berry Flavor: Sweet, tart
Berry Color and Appearance Glossy black, small to medium
Harvest Time: Early July to Mid August
Yield & Storage: High, store in a cool, dry place
Years to Bear: 2-3

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Anthracnose: Varies
Cane Blight: Varies
Orange Rust: Varies
Rosette Disease: Varies
Raspberry Crown Borer: Varies
Aphids: Varies

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Erect, semi-erect, trailing
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Orange-red
Lifespan: 10-15 years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Native to North America
Nitrogen Fixing: No