Triple Crown Blackberry
The Triple Crown Blackberry is a remarkably disease-resistant blackberry and easy to grow. This outstanding variety can produce over 30 lbs. of large, juicy, flavorful fruit. Good for fresh eating, it also makes delicious pies, sauce and jam. Upright and thorn-less this variety can produce canes over 12ft long that need wire trellis. Nursery taste test winner for best flavor. Fruit can be up to 2 inches long making it one of the biggest blackberry fruits. Small seeds and firm core give it the best texture too. Some say it taste like blackberry apple juice.
Latin Name: Rubus hybrid
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 10ºF.
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