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Osage Thornless Blackberry

Tolerates Heat and Humidity
  • SKU: 65094
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Osage Thornless Blackberry

Thornless blackberry variety produces high yields of delightfully sweet fruit with excellent flavor and storage capability. The glossy, black, medium-sized berries are excellent for fresh eating or making into jellies, jams and juice. Osage Blackberry exhibits high disease resistance and is sure to be a favorite of home gardeners and market growers. Developed by the University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture, this adaptable, easy-to-grow berry tolerates heat and humidity, making it a top choice for Southern gardens. Grows 4-10 ft. tall with a 3-4 ft. spread and very erect form. Self-pollinating. Zones 6-9. PP26120
Product Details
  • FormVery erect
  • LightFull Sun
  • Height4-10 feet
  • Spread3-4 feet
  • SpacingSpace 3-4 feet apart.
  • Zones6-9
  • FoliageDeep green foliage.
  • Flower Formsmall white flowers
  • FruitMedium-size, glossy black berries, with excellent flavor and sweetness, and great storage quality.
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained, rich, moist soil. 5.5- 6.8 pH.
  • PruningAt the end of each year, prune out the floricanes, which were the branches that flowered and fruited that season. The next year, the previous season's primocanes will be floricanes, flowering and fruiting-and the cycle continues. As a reminder to you as to which canes flowered and fruited, tie a string or ribbon around them to know which canes to remove at the end of that season. Rule of thumb: If the cane/limb hasn't flowered, DO NOT cut if off. Summer tipping (trimming off the tips of the cane
  • PollinatorSelf-pollinating
  • CommentsThis thornless variety produces wonderfully sweet fruit with excellent flavor quality and storage capability. Adaptable and easy to grow-great for the home garden or local market. Developed by the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, this blackberry is heat and humidity tolerant; a great choice for the Southern garden. Gorgeous, glossy black, medium-size berries are a delight to eat fresh.
  • YieldHigh yields
  • Botanical NameRubus fruticosus 'Osage' PP26120
  • DepthDig a hole twice as big as the root system. Plant so that all roots are firmly in the soil.
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2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONE All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 5/5/19 - 6/21/19
4B 5/5/19 - 6/21/19
5A 4/1/19 - 6/21/19
5B 3/18/19 - 6/21/19
6A 3/11/19 - 6/21/19
6B 3/4/19 - 6/21/19
7A 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
7B 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
8A & B 2/19/19 - 6/21/19
9A & B 2/19/19 - 6/21/19
10A & B 2/11/19 - 6/21/19
Last Order Date 1A-7B: 6/17/19
8A-10B: 6/3/19

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