Cheyenne, Blackberry Plant
Botanical NameRubus spp.
Learning Download: How to Grow Blackberries
Blackberries are one of the easiest fruits to grow. Blackberries can grow just about anywhere in the United States as long as they receive enough sun exposure.
Before Planting: Blackberries are self-fertile, so multiple plants will not be needed to produce the fruit.
Planting: Plant the blackberries shallowly. Planting should be done in early spring so cold winter months don’t kill the transplants.
Watering: Blackberries like plenty of water, especially when the berries are ripening. Be sure the blackberry plants receive at least 1 inch of water per week.
Fertilizer: Fertilize blackberries in the early spring with an all-purpose, 10-10-10 or 16-16-8 fertilizer.
Days to Maturity: Blackberries are ready to pick once they are fully black. (See varieties for days to maturity)
Harvesting: Blackberries should be harvested during cooler parts of the day, and they will only last a few days after harvest.
Tips: Blackberries must be pruned.
Blackberry plants will ship at the appropriate time for your planting zone. The chart below estimates when your blackberry plants will arrive. You will receive an email notifying you when your strawberry roots ship giving you a few days to prepare for planting.
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*This product is perishable and does not ship outside the United States.
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