Wild Blackberry Bush

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    Posted by David Vols on Mar 08, 2018

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We dig plants when your order is received, and ship immediately via US Priority Mail. You will receive a tracking number via email when plants are shipped. All plants are packed to be safe in their packages for up to 3 days after receipt.

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We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This provides superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

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Wild Blackberry Bush is a Beautiful Berry Producing Hedge

Wild blackberry bush planting may be done in late fall for warmer climates, but if you live in a cold area, waiting until early spring is recommended, especially for hybrids that are susceptible to shallow temperatures. Erect, or trailing, the Wild Blackberry is an attractive, bushy-looking plant thick with leaves. Planted in fertile soil with good drainage and full sun, these plants tend to thrive with minimal effort on the gardener’s part once established. If you have doubts about the quality of your soil, fertilizing with organics is a good idea. Mature height depends on the variety you choose. Allegheny’s, common in the eastern U.S., can grow from 3 to 6 ft., the Californian from 2 to 5 ft., Highbush and leafy flowered are 3 to 6 ft. Tall. The blooming period of the Wild Blackberry depends on the weather and the variety of the plant. Warmer climates bloom from mid-April to early May and in colder areas as late as the end of May. When properly maintained, these hardy plants can live for decades, continuing to produce the luscious black fruits they are known for. They make beautiful hedges and are a convenient source of pure, healthy nutrition. Caution should be taken when picking the berries, as the wild plants do have sharp thorns on them. Not only are the berries tasty for human consumption, but for animals as well. Birds, deer, and bears tend to be attracted to them. When the animals eat the berries, it will disperse the seeds allowing more plants to grow.

Wild Blackberry Bush is a Convenient Source of Pure, Healthy Nutrition

The dark purple blackberries grow on small bushes, called brambles, and produce ripe fruit in late summer and fall. The shrub starts to bloom in the late winter months as an announcement that spring is coming soon. They begin to flower and set the fruit. They continue to flourish 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. Make sure they have good drainage available and plants in direct sunlight for optimum results. In warmer climates, you can often expect two or three harvests a year, which means you can enjoy more dishes and desserts made with this tasty fruit.

USDA Climate Zone 5 – 9

Tree Height: 6 – 9 feet

Tree Width: 4-5 feet

Growth/Year: 5 – 6 feet

Soil Type: loamy, gravelly, acidic

Sun: Full Sun

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