Blackberry Bush

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Planting Zones 3-10
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Blackberry Bush Description

Blackberry Bush, Rubus is a Berry Producing Shrub       

These bushes have been known to live for over 20 years. It prefers to grow in acidic soil but can quickly adapt. They also need to be planted in an area that has good drainage. Although it can often take time to change to different soil types, it prefers to be in sandy or clay-based soil. The pH level of the ground should be between 5.5 and 7 for optimal growth.

The best time to grow them is during early springtime. The fruit yield will be more significant and more productive when it gets water regularly. The roots do not prefer lots of water, but regular watering to get it established is preferred. The foliage is dark green with small white blooms. The fruit can grow dark in color and up to 3 inches long.


Blackberry Bush, Rubus Requires Moist Soil and has a Long Growth Time.

It requires moist soil and has a long growth time. These Bushes are survivors of many kinds of weather and are dense with foliage. It is used to create ambiance and grow berries. Blackberry Bushes are thick and green, with thorny or thornless vines featuring white flowers which blossom into blackberries. The blackberry bush is also known as the Rubus villosus. The best planting zones for this plant are 3-10.

The growth rate is up to 20 feet typically. Blackberry needs staking up to grow upright without being complete and comprehensive, or you can plant it and let it go. This bush can grow up to 20 feet, but most homeowners prefer to keep it cut down unless they have a way to run or climb it. It prefers full sun with little shade. Although it can tolerate some shade, planted in an area that receives too much shade, it will not produce any berries. It is preferred not to plant this bush near other vegetables or plants because they can cover them up and drown them. 

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Native Blackberry 

The native blackberry is a favorite berry filled with antioxidants, rich in vitamins A, E, K, and B. It has a variety of minerals and only 60 calories per cup, which gives you incredible nutrients with a sweet, tart, juicy flavor. Blackberries are originally native to Europe, but today, they are found across the U.S. and worldwide. Mexico is considered the leading producer of blackberries, and the country grows them to export to the U.S.and Europe in the off-season.


 Blackberries are very similar to raspberries as each berry is made up of tiny globules carrying one seed. Many of these tiny globules make each berry, and to tell the difference between the two berries, simply pick one from the bush. If the inner core remains with the fruit, it is a blackberry. If it stays with the stem and creates a hole in the center of the fruit, it is a raspberry despite the color.


 The dark purple blackberries grow on small bushes, called brambles, and produce ripe fruit in late summer and fall. The bush starts to bloom in the late winter as an announcement that spring is coming soon. They begin to flower and set the fruit. They continue to bloom and form berries, which change colors from white to pink to red to dark purple, and then they are ready to harvest. The best months for harvesting are September and October, though they may start in late summer.


 Blackberries are a great addition to any garden. They require little care, and the blackberry brambles grow well in almost any soil. Ensure they have good drainage and are planted in direct sunlight for optimum results. In warmer climates, you can often expect two or three harvests a year, so you can enjoy more dishes and desserts made with this tasty fruit. 


Reviews (1)

  • 5
    Just lovely

    Posted by Josh Gattis on Mar 08, 2018

    I love this berry bush! Very juicy!

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