Black Diamond Blackberry
A fantastic blackberry for the home gardener, Black Diamond is an easy to grow thornless trailing blackberry. Flavor is similar to a Marionberry and plants are quite vigorous and high yielding. Disease resistant and more cold hardy than Marionberry.
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Latin Name: Rubus sp.
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 10º F.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 6 ft. in height on trellis.
Bloom Time: April
Ripening Time: late July
Yield: 10-15 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Blackberries do not suffer from significant pest or disease problems.
USDA Zone: 6-9