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Osage Thornless Blackberry

  • SKU: 65094
  • For each offer ordered, get 1 plant
  • Zones: 6-9
  • Height: 4-10 feet
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Plants are not available in FL MA SC
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Osage Thornless Blackberry

Description
Tolerates Heat and Humidity
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. No. 1 1-year plant. Zones 6-9. PP26120
Product Details
  • SeasonSpring
  • Unit of Measure1 plant
  • 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
  • HeaderTolerates Heat and Humidity
  • DepthDig a hole twice as big as the root system. Plant so that all roots are firmly in the soil.
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. 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 Spring Shipping Schedule for Plants
Zones Tomatoes & Peppers Potatoes Sweet Potatoes Onion Plants
1A-4A 5/14 - 6/1 3/26 - 6/15 5/21 - 6/8 4/2 - 5/11
4B 5/14 - 6/1 3/26 - 6/15 5/21 - 6/8 4/2 - 5/11
5A 5/14 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 5/14 - 6/8 3/26 - 5/11
5B 5/14 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 3/26 - 5/11
6A 4/23 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 3/5 - 5/11
6B 4/23 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 2/26 - 5/11
7A 4/23 - 6/1 2/26 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 2/19 - 5/11
7B 4/2 - 6/1 2/26 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 2/12 - 5/11
8A & B 4/2 - 6/1 2/19 - 6/15 4/23 - 6/8 1/29 - 5/11
9A & B 4/2 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/15 4/23 - 6/8 1/2 - 5/11
10A & B 4/2 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/15 4/16 - 6/8 1/2 - 5/11
Last Order Date 5/28 6/11 6/4 5/7
Zones Bareroot Roses Large Bareroots, Trees & Shrubs Tender Annuals All other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 4/16 - 6/1 4/2 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 4/30 - 6/22
4B 4/16 - 6/1 4/2 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 4/30 - 6/22
5A 4/1 - 6/1 3/19 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 4/2 - 6/22
5B 3/19 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/22 3/30 - 6/8 3/19 - 6/22
6A 3/5 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 3/5 - 6/22
6B 3/5 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 3/5 - 6/22
7A 2/26 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/22 4/2 - 6/8 2/26 - 6/22
7B 2/26 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/22 4/2 - 6/8 2/26 - 6/22
8A & B 2/19 - 6/1 2/12 - 5/25 4/2 - 6/8 2/20 - 5/25
9A & B 1/22 - 6/1 2/12 - 5/25 4/2 - 6/8 2/12 - 5/25
10A & B 1/22 - 6/1 2/12 - 5/25 4/2 - 6/8 2/12 - 5/25
Last Order Date 5/28 1A-7B: 6/18 6/4 1A-7B: 6/18
8A-10B: 5/21 8A-10B: 5/21

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