Get the Original Blackberry. Full flavored and loaded with antioxidants. This vigorous plant is disease free and very productive. One of the mainstays of Oregon’s Blackberry industry, Boysenberry is a very large, sweet and flavorful, dark maroon fruit that is great for fresh eating and makes wonderful jam, syrup, pie and cobbler. This berry is reminiscent of wild blackberry flavor but the seeds are smaller and the canes are much less thorny.
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: July
Yield: 10-15 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Blackberries do not suffer from significant pest or disease problems.
USDA Zone: 6-10
Sunset Western Zone: 2-24
Sunset Northeast Zone: 31, 32, 34-41