Apache Thornless Blackberry
The newest introduction from the University of Arkansas, Apache is similar to Arapahoe but with even larger and later ripening fruit! Selected for its huge fruits, great flavor and high yields, Apache is sure to become a popular and favorite thornless blackberry.
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Latin Name: Rubus spp.
Site and Soil: Blackberries like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Blackberries are self-fertile.
Hardiness: Blackberries are hardy to minus 10 F.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 6 ft. in height on trellis.
Bloom Time: April
Ripening Time: June-July
Yield: 10-15 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Blackberries do not suffer from significant pest or disease problems.
USDA Zone: 5-9