Obsidian Blackberry is a superior trailing variety that is very disease resistant and early ripening. Obsidian produces exceptionally heavy crops of large, delectable berries, which are great for eating fresh and for making delicious preserves. A great addition to your cane berry patch.
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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: July
Yield: 10-15 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Blackberries do not suffer from significant pest or disease problems.
USDA Zone: 6-8