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Arapaho Thornless Blackberry

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Arapaho Thornless Blackberry

The first berries of the season are eagerly anticipated—and that's why blackberry growers treasure Arapaho Thornless Blackberry plant. It's one of the earliest ripening blackberry plants, producing fruits in early to mid June. The large, 1-2 inch berries are firm, with good flavor and small seeds—so it's a good choice for making jam. The berries are also delicious for eating fresh or cooked into pies and cobblers. The fully erect, disease resistant canes grow 5-8 ft. tall and are thornless, so picking is easy. There is also no need for a trellis or support. Mature plants produces 8-10 quarts of berries. Zones 5-9.
  • Hardiness Zones 5-9
  • Plant Lighting Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Spread 36 - 60 inches

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Product Details

  • Botanical Name :

    Rubus fruticosus 'Arapaho'
  • Zones:

    5-9
  • Colors :

    White blossoms.
  • Light Required :

    Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Spread :

    36 - 60 inches
  • Offer Size :

    Dormant 3" Pot
  • Form :

    Shrub, blackberry
  • Foliage :

    Dark green foliage.
  • Flower Form :

    Small white flowers.
  • Blooms :

    Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring, All Spring
  • Fruit :

    1 - 2 inch berries.
  • Soil Requirements :

    Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Growth Rate :

    Medium growth rate.
  • Pollinator :

    Self pollinating.
  • Yield :

    Approximately 8 - 10 quarts per plant.
  • Depth :

    Same depth as they were in the nursery.
  • Pruning :

    In late Winter, early Spring, prune and thin your blackberry plants. Any time of the year, you can prune out dead or diseased canes.

Shipping Information

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

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3A-4B 5/1/2023 6/2/2023
5A 4/10/2023 6/2/2023
5B 3/27/2023 6/2/2023
6A 3/13/2023 6/2/2023
6B 2/27/2023 6/2/2023
7A 2/23/2023 6/2/2023
7B 2/20/2023 6/2/2023
8A 2/16/2023 5/13/2023
8B 2/13/2023 5/13/2023
9A-10B 2/6/2023 5/12/2023

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