Ouachita Thornless Blackberry
|Soil Type||Acidic, Adaptable|
|Mature Height||4-5 Feet|
|Mature Width||4-5 Feet|
Introducing the Ouachita Blackberry to our berry collection! This exceptional cultivar is a good producer of sweet, firm berries. The canes are upright and thornless, making these yummy berries very easy to pick. The Ouachita is an excellent blackberry variety for backyards. You are going to love the long harvest period. This fruit plant continuously produces berries for 5 weeks or more!
Other than some minor pruning here and there, this blackberry bush is very easy to maintain. It is extremely hardy and disease resistant. It is also self-fertile! You will only need one plant to get plenty of healthy, homegrown blackberries for your family.
- Easy to pick. Ouachita Blackberry bushes are thornless. High quality fruit. The berries are very sweet, firm, and flavorful.
- Healthy fruit. Blackberries are good for you. They are filled with antioxidants, fiber, anthocyanins, vitamin C, and manganese. You will love sharing this superfood with your family. This plant can even be grown without chemicals or pesticides.
- Long harvest period. The Ouachita Blackberry plant fruits for 5 weeks or more! That is over a month of homegrown blackberries!
- Disease resistant. This cultivar has proved highly resistant to diseases including double blossom rot and orange rust.
Our Ouachita Blackberry plants are healthy, hardy, and ready to plant. Order yours today!
When Does This Blackberry Bush Bare Fruit?
Expect juicy berries in mid to late June that will keep fruiting for 5 weeks. That is over a month of homegrown, organic blackberries!
How Do I Winterize My Blackberry Plant?
Pruning your blackberries back in winter is part of the winterizing process. Ensure the roots are protected by adding a thick layer of mulch around the base of the shrub and construct a windbreaking barrier if colder winds are expected.
Where Should I Plant An Ouachita Blackberry?
This adaptable shrub loves well drained acidic soil and thrives in full sun to part shade conditions in grow zones 5-9. This variety is self pollinating but you can plant with other varieties if bigger yields are desired.