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9408 Congress Saint Exd
Trumansburg, NY, 14886
United States

607.342.4953

Edible Acres is a permaculture nursery and food forest farm located in Trumansburg, NY.  Focused on perennial, hardy, useful, edible and resilient plants, we use low and no tech solutions to grow out hundreds of different types of plants for our community and beyond!  We're excited to share what we do with you!

Thornless Blackberry

Plants for Spring 2018 Shipping

Your order will ship Spring 2018, generally late March to early April depending on our local weather conditions.  You'll get notification and tracking details as soon as your order ships.  For local pickup, please email sean@edibleacres.org to make arrangements.   Please feel free to email with any questions you may have as well!

Thornless Blackberry

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Thornless Blackberry

from 8.00

Rubus Fruticosus
 We’ve been amazed at how productive, vigorous and surprisingly hardy our thornless blackberries have been for our site.  Probably not as rugged as a truly thorny blackberry, but they’ve survived some pretty harsh winters with minimal damage and still producing fruit the next year.  

These plants are truly thornless, top to bottom, and all divisions and propagations make thornless plants.  Smooth to the touch with massive fruits sometimes 6-10 times larger than wild types, who wouldn’t want to grow these!  We’ll be trialing them as living fences for some of our woodland plantings this next season, and have high hopes in seeing them become a naturalized competitor with some of our wild thorny blackberry patches as they exhibit higher vigor in many cases.  This is a very worthy plant to grow, especially if you have young children or want a hands-friendly patch to harvest wonderfully flavorful and large fruit from!

Size:
Canes can grow 10’+ feet a year!  Can be trained to a fence or allowed to ‘lope’ along

Site Preference:
Loves sunny site with rich soil, but we get decent production even into the woods.  Great candidate for the forest garden edge.

Hardiness:
Zone 6 (but in our zone 5B area they generally grow and fruit beautifully every year.  Not recommended for colder than 5B)

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