Key Growing Information

Blackberries | Key Growing Information

Learn how to grow blackberry bushes from bare-root primocanes, including the basics of soil pH and light needs, planting, culture, and harvesting the berries.
John R Clark, PhD, cane fruit breeder and Professor of Horticulture at the University of Arkansas, describes the world's first thornless blackberry variety that flowers and fruits on 1st-year canes. Prime-Ark Freedom, released by UA's Division of Agriculture, features exceptionally large, exceptionally early, flavorful berries in abundance.