Navajo Blackberry

$25.98
Item #2043.
Availability: In stock

Medium sized fruit. Thornless. Superior fruit quality with a flavor that is less tart other thornless blackberries. Ripen June to July.


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USDA ZONES: 5-9 Outdoors
 
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Is This Plant Self Pollinating?

Navajo Blackberry is self-fertile, but the fruit crop will be larger if the tree is planted with a second tree.

Description

Rubus occidentalis

The Navajo shows us there is strength in numbers. This variety offers slightly smaller berries, but in abundance. And you'll have no thorns to contend with when it's harvest time - earlier in the Summer than other blackberries. Prepare for sweet and juicy taste treats, perfect for pies, preserves and gobbling fresh.Medium sized fruit. Thornless. Superior fruit quality with a flavor that is less tart than other thornless blackberries.
Characteristics
Fruit Color:
Dark Red / Black
Ripens:
August - September
Sun/Shade:
Full Sun/Partial Shade
Water Needs:
regular water
Soil Type:
well-draining
Soil pH Level:
pH of 6
Tree Size:

4' - 8' height with 3' spread

Years to Bear:
1
Pollination:
Self Pollinating
Bloom Color:
Cold Hardy:
N/A
Primary USDA Zone Range:
5 - 9
Secondary USDA Zone Range:
N/A
Chill Hours:
600 - 800
Size & Spacing

4' - 8' height with 3' spread

Plant in rows 6' apart to form a sturdy hedge or train the plants on a trellis

Planting & Care

Choose a well-drained, sunny location with no standing water. Prepare the soil before planting by mixing compost or other organic matter in with the soil. Work the soil deeply. Space plants 3' apart in rows 6' apart. Dig each hole to twice the size of the root mass. Blackberries require sun with afternoon shade in hot climates. Protect the roots from drying out by watering regularly and mulching. Thornless blackberry plants are upright, orderly and easy to maintain. Growing 4' - 8', the plants can form a sturdy hedge, but can benefit from the support of a trellis with a heavy crop. Thornless blackberries need to be pruned after each harvest to prevent the spread of diseases.

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