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Arapaho Blackberry

First to Ripen

Fully erect and thornless, quickly forms a full fruiting row.Ripens in early to mid June, so you can enjoy 8 to 10 qts. of luscious berries before the hot "dog days" of summer. Very disease resistant and noted for ease of picking. No. 1, 1-yr. plants. Zones 5-9. U.S. Patent No. 8510. Not available in FL, MA.
  • Zone 5 - 9 (-10° F.).
  • Height Varies
  • Shade Required Full sun to partial shade.

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  • Botanical Name: Rubus spp. 'Arapaho'
  • Height: Varies
  • Spacing: 4 feet apart in rows 10 feet apart.
  • Depth: Same depth as they were in the nursery.
  • Spread: 3 - 5 feet.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • Yield: Approximately 8 - 10 quarts per plant.
  • Color: White blossoms.
  • Foliage: Dark green foliage.
  • Blooms: Spring
  • Fruit: 1 - 2 inch berries.
  • Form: Upright, erect canes.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, rich, sandy loamy soil. 5.5 - 6.8 pH.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • 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.
  • Size: 1/4 - 1/2 inch blossoms.
  • Comments: Fully erect and thornless. Exceptionally small seeds. Large berries. Unable to ship to: AE, AK, CA, GU, HI, MA, PR.
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK FL GU HI MA PR

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