Rubus x 'APF-12' PP #16,989
|Description||A primocane-fruiting blackberry that will produce fruit on first-year canes. Medium-sized, firm berries are ideal for home garden use. Offers an extended harvest from mid-June through to frost. Upright, thorny canes work well planted in hedgerows. Performs well in containers. Deciduous.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Fast growing canes reach 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Showy Fruit, Edible, Benefits Birds|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Container, Espalier, Hedge|
|Companion Plants||Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Lavender (Lavandula); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Salvia (Salvia); Yarrow (Achillea)|
|Care||Provide fertile, mildly acidic, well-drained soil. Best in cool summer regions. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Feed before new growth begins in spring. After harvest, prune to ground older canes that have fruited, leaving one-year-old canes to produce next season's crop. Train newer canes on a trellis.|
|Lore||Blackberries are notable for their high nutritional contents of dietary fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, folic acid - a B vitamin, and the essential mineral, manganese.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8
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