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Apache Thornless Blackberry

Huge Fruit Big as a Quarter

Jumbo-sized fruits with jumbo-sized flavor! Extra-fertile flowers, so you get more berries that are perfectly formed. Canes stand erect and are thorn less. Ripens mid to late June.Potted. Zones 5-9. PP11865.
  • Zone 5 - 9 (-10° F.)
  • Height 4 -6 feet
  • Shade Required Full/part Sun

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  • Botanical Name: Rubus occidentalis 'Apache'; Family: Rosaceae (RoseFamily)
  • Height: 4 -6 feet
  • Spacing: 3 ft
  • Depth: Same depth as they were in the nursery.
  • Sun/Shade: Full/part Sun
  • Pollinator: Self-pollinating
  • Fruit: Large, round, firm, juicy, black berries
  • Form: upright
  • Flower Form: White
  • Soil Requirements: Organic, well-drained, slightly acidic, sandy loam
  • Seed Count: Black
  • Comments: Very disease resistant. Very large fruit size. Released from the University of Arkansas breeding program. Plant patent 11865. If planted in heavy soil, add peat moss, dehydrated cow manure, or compost. Hold plant in the hole, spread roots, plant crown 1" below soil; Fill 1/2 way; compact soil; complete filling; compact soil; water well. Susceptible to verticillium wilt. Do not plant where tomatoes, potatoes, eggplant or peppers have been grown in the past 3-4 years; Plant as far away from these vegetables if growing them. Can train to trellis. Berries are ready to pick when they separate easily from the stems. Birds will eat the berries. RESTRICTED STATES, AE, AK, GU, HI, PR, MA

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