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Prime-Jim® Blackberry

Rubus x 'APF-12' PP #16,989

Pronunciation: ROO-bus
SKU #06787
4-8

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OVERVIEW
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.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Fast growing canes reach 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Showy Fruit, Edible, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Fast
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Barrier, Container, Espalier, Hedge
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Lavender (Lavandula); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Salvia (Salvia); Yarrow (Achillea)
CARE
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.
HISTORY
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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