Plants By Type
Wild Blackberry Bush (Thorns)
The Wild Blackberry Bush (Thorns) is part of the Rosaceae family and grows best in climate zones five through nine. This plant will grow to be anywhere from four to six feet tall and can grow fast. It can reach full growth in just a year! It will need canes to help it with building and space them about three feet apart. It will require soils that are rich and moist but well drained in their compositions and will appreciate a full sunlight environment. It is also known as the Chickasaw Blackberry and was first introduced in 1989. It has colossal and juicy fruit that your whole family can enjoy. These are gorgeous shrubs that can be planted in gardens and also can be located on a lawn. When there are a couple of these planted together, they produce tons of delicious berries to enjoy. The berries are a black in color as they mature and become ready to be picked. They are very sweet and delicious and are loved by a large variety of birds. These plants bring a special appearance as they bloom and display gorgeous white flowers before the berries appear. The berries from this bush are wonderful and can be used in a lot of ways. They can be used to create delicious jellies and jams and also wonderful cakes and pies. This shrub does produce a thorny texture on the limbs as it matures. They can also be found growing wild along the edges of wooded areas and also sometimes where the grass and brush are very thick. They can be cared for easily and does not require any special maintenance.