Prime-Ark 45 Blackberry ®
This revolutionary Prime-Ark 45 Blackberry ®, new, primocane variety bears abundant crops of berries on current season wood. No pruning required, just cut plants to the ground in the fall. From an Arkansas breeding program, Prime-Ark ® fruit ripens in early to mid-September and is large and sweet with classic Blackberry flavor (PPAF).
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
Sunset Western Zone: 2-24
Sunset Northeast Zone: 31, 32, 34-41