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Arapaho Thornless Blackberry Plant

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Arapaho Thornless Blackberry Plant

First to Ripen

  • 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.
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Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2022 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE All Other Fruits
1A-4B 9/12/22 - 10/28/22
5A & 5B 9/12/22 - 10/28/22
6A & 6B 9/26/22 - 10/28/22
7A & 7B 9/26/22 - 10/28/22
8A & 8B 9/26/22 - 10/28/22
9A-10B 9/26/22 - 10/28/22
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 24, 2022

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The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

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Product Details

Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Rubus fruticosus 'Arapaho'
  • Height: 5 - 8 Feet
  • Spacing: 4 feet apart in rows 10 feet apart.
  • Depth:Same depth as they were in the nursery.
  • Spread:3 - 5 feet
  • Light Required:Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Pollinator:Self pollinating.
  • Yield: Approximately 8 - 10 quarts per plant. Bears fruit on a 2-year cane.
  • Color: White
  • Size: 3" Pot
  • Blooms: Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring, All Spring
  • Fruit: 1-2 inch berries.
  • Zone: 5-9
  • Form: Fruit, Blackberry
  • Flower Form: Small, 1/4 - 1/2 inch white flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • 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.
  • Foliage: Dark green foliage.

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