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Out of Season Arapaho Thornless Blackberry

Arapaho Thornless 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. Zones 5-9.
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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
  • Light Required: 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.
  • Zone: 5 - 9
  • Form: Upright, erect canes.
  • Flower Form: Small white flowers.
  • 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.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

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.

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE All Other Fruits
1A-4B 9/4 - 11/2
5A & 5B 9/4 - 11/2
6A & 6B 9/4 - 11/2
7A & 7B 9/4 - 11/2
8A & 8B 9/4 - 11/2
9A-10B 9/4 - 11/2
Last Order Date All Grow Zones: Oct 29, 2018

Additional Shipping Notes:

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.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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