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Apache Thornless Blackberry

Big quarter–sized berries

  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun
  • Height/Habit: 5 - 8 feet
  • Zone: 5-9
  • Flowering Date: Early summer
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Apache Thornless Blackberry

Boasting extra-fertile white flowers which result in more perfectly formed berries, these jumbo-size fruits have jumbo-size flavor and exceptionally small seeds! Tall, thornless canes stand erect with new canes coming up from the roots to increase productivity. These sweet, blackberries ripen in June and grow best in full sun and loamy, well-drained soil. Apache Thornless Blackberry ships established in its own container. For each offer ordered, get 1 plant. Self-pollinating. Apache Thornless Blackberry ships established in its own 1 gallon pot. Rubus fruticosus 'Apache' PP11865
Product Details
  • Season Fall
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameRubus 'Apache' PP#11,865
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun
  • State RestrictionsAE AK FL GU HI MA PR SC
  • Spread36 - 48 inches
  • Spacing36 - 48 inches
  • Hardiness Zone5-9
  • Flowering DateEarly summer
  • Planting InstructionsPlant at the same depth it is growing at in the container. Firm well and water in thoroughly
  • Winter CareA winter mulch around the crown is advantageous in colder climates
  • Flower Color:white
  • Flower FormOpen single rose-like flowers, 5 - 10 to a cluster and 1 - 2 clusters per cane
  • Foliage TypeCompound, mid green, pubescent
  • Soil RequirementTolerant of a wide range of soils, will do best in a well drained, humus enriched one
  • PruningTrim canes to 42", remove unwanted ones Early spring
  • Additional InformationU.S. Patent No. 11865.
  • Unique CharactersticsGardens Alive: Enjoy perfectly formed berries, thanks to the extra fertile flowers found on this jumbo-sized variety! These big berries, with even bigger flavor, ripen in mid-to-late June, with erect, thornless canes.
  • Shipped1 GALLON POT
  • Height/Habit5 - 8 feet
  • Growth RateFast once established, which takes approximately 3 - 5 weeks
Shipping Information

When will my order ship?

Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

2017 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants
1A-2B 9/5/2017 – 11/3/2017
3A-10B 9/5/2017 - 11/17/2017
Last Order Date Zones 1-2: 10/30/2017
Zones 3-10: 11/13/2017

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