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. Self-pollinating. Rubus fruticosus 'Apache' PP11865
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 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