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Black Magic™ Blackberry
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Black Magic™ Blackberry

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Delicious Berries Times Two!

Enjoy big, richly flavored berries not once, but multiple times a season! This double-cropping variety will set a large summer crop and a later fall crop, and may even produce fruit throughout the entire summer depending on conditions! Upright, self supporting and lightly thorny canes are easy to maintain and have impressive heat tolerance we've seen them breeze through 100+ degree days, still pumping out the fruit. Huge yields of fruit, delectable flavor and ease of care are sure to make Black Magic a favorite!. Zones 5-9. PP24249.

Zones: 5 - 9
Height: 4 feet.
Shade Requirement: Full sun.

Black Magic No. 1, 1-yr Plants
  • 76168
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  • For each offer ordered, get 1 plant.
  • $19.99

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Black Magic™ Blackberry Product Details

Botanical Name: Rubus fruticosus 'Black Magic' PPAF

Height: 4 feet.

Spacing: 3 - 4 feet.

Depth: Plant at same depth as in shipping container.

Spread: 4 feet.

Sun/Shade: Full sun.

Pollinator: Self pollinating.

Yield: Approximately 4 - 6 quarts at maturity.

Foliage: Dark green foliage.

Fruit: Glossy deep wine to black, large fruit, most well over quarter size in diameter.

Form: Upright, erect, self-supporting canes.

Flower Form: White single blooms, first flush in May, with blooms intermittently throughout the Summer, and then again in August/September.

Soil Requirements: Well-drained, rich, moist soil. 5.5- 6.8 pH

Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.

Pruning: How you should prune erect and trailing blackberries varies slightly. All cultivars require very little pruning or training during the planting year. Differences in pruning and training between erect and trailing blackberries: Top the primo canes of erect cultivars during the Summer. Don't top trailing cultivars during the growing season. Shorten the laterals of erect cultivars.

Comments: Double cropper, excellent heat tolerance, blooming & setting fruit in Arkansas in August at 101 degree F temperatures, still good setting- compared to all of the other varieties that have shut-down at this point in the heat (if they set flowers, the blooms burn up), doesn't have the post harvest quality that commercial industry needs (only because some of the berries may turn red in storage), shorter self-supporting plants, good quarter plus sized, chunky fruit, firm, nice flavor- rich, complex, sweet-tart, perfect balance of sugars & acids. Slightly thorny plants. Unable to ship to AE, AK, GU, HI, MA, PR.

Enchant your garden with Black Magic™ Blackberry plants. Each of these hardy double-croppers will grace your kitchen with a 4- to 6-quart yield of berries in summer and another full harvest in late fall. These 4-foot tall bushes can tolerate extremely high temperatures while supporting masses of large, shiny black fruits. The Black Magics' delightfully sweet and tangy flesh make for exceptionally rich and refreshing berries.

These vigorous blackberry plants are hardiest in zones 3 through 9. To produce the most plentiful bounty, position your Rubus fruticosus 'Black Magic' plants in a sunny area with well-drained, moist, rich soil. Bury your plants at around the same depth that they arrived in their shipping container, and space them 3 to 4 feet apart to allow them to spread out as they mature.

These succulent berries are a stunning snack on their own, but they are also wonderful added to breakfast bowls and smoothies. Mix them with other seasonal fruits to create a delectable salad, or treat yourself by baking a blackberry galette or pie. If you can't stand to see your blackberries go, cook them down into a jam or preserve to keep their rich taste around throughout the winter. Prepare to fall under the spell of Black Magic blackberry plants.

Unable to ship to: AE AK FL GU HI MA PR

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Great Plant & Roots
Reviewed By: Jodi (Sacramento, CA)
This is the best blackberry plant with the largest roots I have ever seen from a blackberry plant I have purchased anywhere. The canes are also very strong. I am leaving this at four stars because I planted this today, after soaking and I need to see how it performs after being in the soil for the spring and summer.

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Reviewed By: Jacob Fox (Payson, UT)
This berry is huge (some were 2-3 inches long) and delicious with small seeds. The thorns are smaller but still annoying. Mine began producing in June and kept producing until frost drove it into dormancy. It produced consistently, even when it was very hot, but never had a ton of berries at once. It's fruiting habit was more consistent with an everbearing raspberry, but had a much heavier yield.

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Black Magic WOW!!! Still picking berries in December.
Reviewed By: Wayne Sysock (Orlando, FL)
I live in Orlando, FL. Purchased these plants in June 2013 and today is December 10th, 2013. They are still flowering and growing berries. Just picked some this morning. Love this plant.

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Huge blackberries
Reviewed By: Caroline (Perkins, OK)
This is the only blackberry variety that is producing in the hot summer heat. The berries are plump, large, plentiful, and tasty. It does have large seeds and the plant is thorny however. It's a small trade off for fruit.

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better years ahead
Reviewed By: Tim (Livermore, ca)
This is the most productive plant in my garden. If you like blackberries, or like me have little ones that like blackberries this is essential. This is my 1st year it can only get better!

Black Magic No. 1, 1-yr Plants
  • 76168
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1 plant.
  • $19.99

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