• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Upright, rounded growth; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Thornless Dwarf Blackberry
    Blooms:
    Spring, followed by midsummer fruit.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ROO-bus
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth habit:Round
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Upright, rounded growth; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Spring, followed by midsummer fruit.
    Flower color:White
    Garden styleCottage, Rustic
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsRosemary (Rosmarinus); Yarrow (Achillea); Salvia (Salvia); Lavender (Lavandula); Russian Sage (Perovskia)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide fertile, mildly acidic, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish extensive root system. Feed in early spring, and again in summer. In late spring, remove all dead canes. After harvest, prune to ground older canes that have fruited, leaving one-year-old canes to produce next season's crop.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    Bred by the University of Arkansas and jointly selected to join a a decades-long program that has focused on finding exciting new berry plants for the home gardener that are simple to grow, exceptionally beautiful, and delicious. Also included in the collection are Raspberry Shortcake® Dwarf Raspberry, Jelly Bean®, Peach Sorbet®, Pink Icing™, and Perpetua Blueberry.
    Lore:
    Awarded Best in Show at Farwest 2016 New Varieties Showcase, produced by the Oregon Association of Nurseries.

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