We Sell Plants Not Seeds - Anyone Can Order at Low Grower Prices - We Ship Everywhere

Blackberry Bush

(1 review) Write a Review
Shipping:
Calculated at Checkout
$7.99
Bloom Color
White,
Bloom Season
Summer,
Height At Maturity
Under 20 Feet
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8,
Ships
November 1st Through April 15th
Exposure
Full Sun,
Usage
Edible,

Reviews (1)

  • 4
    Bought young

    Posted by Sarah Land on 5th May 2016

    I purchased this 3 years ago and the wait was worth it! Now I am covered in berries

Helpful Gardening Tips

Goes Well With

Shipping

Shipping Information

We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.

Shipping Dates
Ships November through April

Description

Blackberry Bush--Rubus genus Rosaceae family

Blackberry bush is botanically from the species Rubus genus in the Rosaceae family. Many different strains come from the same genus Rubus, with some being bread without thorns, while others are hardier for harsher climates. The bushes can be found growing wild in most states but do not transplant from nature well and should be bought from a nursery for yard planting. These are bushes that once established will produce fruit for 25 to 20 years and will provide several quarts of edible berries a few times per season. The beans will appear white, turn red as they grow and as they mature they will turn to a purple-black when ripe. The stems of the bush become stable over time, but this is a bush that may need to have the trunk staked or grows well using a trellis or fence. If not staked or grown near a structure the bush can spread with branches on the ground until the trunk matures. The leaves are medium to dark green with toothed edges that widen in the middle with pointed tips.

The Blackberry Bush will often get fruit the first year, though not in a significant amount.

The following year they will have a higher yield of berries. The bush should be planted in well-draining soil that has a pH level between 5.5 and 7 for optimum growth and yield. The forest should be fertilized early in the spring, and in drought conditions, the wood should be watered weekly. The berries are edible raw, cooked, baked or made into jelly and a favorite of many species of birds. The shrubs can be grown in large planters as a landscaping feature that also provides edible berries with either a trellis built in the farmer or room for the bush to sprawl. 

Blackberry Bush produces small white flowers that grow in clumps and once faded the seed will begin to develop. 

Goes Great With