- Thornless canes, easy picking
- Huge fruit yields
- Disease-resistant variety
The first berries of the season are eagerly anticipated—and that's why blackberry growers treasure Arapaho Thornless Blackberry plant. It's one of the earliest ripening blackberry plants, producing fruits in early to mid June. The large, 1-2 inch berries are firm, with good flavor and small seeds—so it's a good choice for making jam. The berries are also delicious for eating fresh or cooked into pies and cobblers. The fully erect, disease resistant canes grow 5-8 ft. tall and are thornless, so picking is easy. There is also no need for a trellis or support. Mature plants produces 8-10 quarts of berries. Zones 5-9.