Loch Ness Thornless Blackberry
- SKU: 65075
- For each offer ordered, get 1 plant
- Zones: 5 - 9 (-10° F.)
- Height: Varies
- Light Required: Full Sun to partial sun.
- Plants are not available in FL MA SC
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Loch Ness Thornless Blackberry
- Unit of Measure1 plant
- FormHabit: Semi-erect, genetically thornless.
- LightFull Sun to partial sun.
- Spread3-5 feet.
- Spacing4 feet, rows 1 foot apart.
- Zones5 - 9 (-10° F.)
- FoliageDark green foliage.
- Flower FormSmall flowers.
- BloomsEarly Summer
- FruitBlack, glossy, resembling wild blackberry. Rich, sweet-tart flavor.
- Soil RequirementsWell-drained, rich, sandy loam 5.5- 6.8 pH.
- Growth RateVigorous once established; canes arching, to 3 m length.
- PruningPlants flower on one-year-old wood, so the new canes need to be separated from fruiting ones. After cropping, cut the fruiting canes down to the ground and tie in the new ones that have grown that year.
- CommentsLoch Ness is a high yielding, thornless bush that produces large, firm blackberries from mid August until the first frosts. Grow near a sunny patio, or train it against a sunny wall or fence.
- YieldLarge yields.
- Botanical NameRubus spp. 'Loch Ness'
- HeaderBig on Size and Flavor!
- DepthSame depth as they were in the nursery. Plant so the roots are below soil level.
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 Fall Shipping Schedule|
|ZONE||Blueberries||All Other Fruits||Perennials,
Bulbs & Flowers
|Trees & Shrubs||Encapsulated
|1A-4B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|5A||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|5B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|6A & 6B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|7A & 7B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/13||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|8A & 8B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/13||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|9A-10B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/13||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|All Grow Zones: Oct 29, 2018|
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.
Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.