Ponca Thornless Blackberry

Reliable Harvests of Sweet, Flavorful Blackberries

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Ponca Thornless Blackberry

Reliable Harvests of Sweet, Flavorful Blackberries

  • Outstanding flavor
  • High yielding
  • Produces good crop of secondary buds which ensure a crop even if the primary blooms get frosted
  • Sweetest blackberry out of the University of Arkansas
Get ready for your best blackberry harvest yet. The latest release from premier breeder Dr. John Clark, from the University of Arkansas, Ponca is one of the sweetest, most flavorful blackberries we've seen! Its thornless, 4-6 feet canes grow erect. A trellis is not needed for support, but it will make harvesting easier and will help keep the plant tidy. Fruits on old canes. It also has excellent yield potential, which makes it perfect for home and commercial gardens alike. Zones 5-9.

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.

Spring 2022 Shipping Schedule
ZONE All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 5/2/22 - 6/24/22
4B 5/2/22 - 6/24/22
5A 4/11/22 - 6/24/22
5B 3/28/22 - 6/24/22
6A 3/14/22 - 6/24/22
6B 2/28/22 - 6/24/22
7A 2/24/22 - 6/24/22
7B 2/21/22 - 6/24/22
8A 2/17/22 - 6/10/22
8B 2/14/22 - 6/10/22
9A & B 2/7/22 - 6/10/22
10A & B 2/7/22 - 6/10/22
Last Order Date 1A-7B: 6/20/22
8A-10B: 6/6/22

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.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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Product Details

Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Rubus fruticosus 'Ponca'
  • Color: Black
  • Size: 4" Pot

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