blackberry 'Apache'

blackberry

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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: any soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Other features: Extremely large sized, juicy fruit (late August to late September)
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Apache is an excellent variety for the home gardener. It produces really big fruit that have a very sweet flavour, on erect, thornless canes. Bred at the University of Arkansas, each fruit will weigh around 7-10g each. They are produced mid-season and will keep well after being picked.

  • Garden care: Prepare the ground well before planting. Remove all weeds and dig in plenty of well-rotted manure. Allow 2m between each plant and 2m between rows. Each spring, mulch well with well-rotted manure. Plants flower on one-year-old wood, so the new canes need to be separated from fruiting ones. After cropping, cut the fruiting canes down to the ground and tie in the new ones that have grown that year.

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  • Q:

    Vegetable suggestions for a shady veg. garden!

    Hello I have raised beds for veggies in my new garden. One bed gets sun most of the day whilst the other gets only a little sunshine .Could you please help with a list of fruit and veg to grow in each of them. Many thanks
    Asked on 4/7/2010 by Judith

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    • A:

      Hello There, I'm afraid you will have trouble getting a bumper yield of any of the edible crops if the bed receives little sun, as most of them need full sun. Ones that tolerate some shade include radish, potato, borage, horseradish, blueberry, blackberry and tayberry - all the others will flourish in the sun. I hope this helps. Helen Plant Doctor

      Answered on 4/8/2010 by Crocus Helpdesk
  • Q:

    Can I plant Blackberry and Raspberry canes in November?

    Can you help please? Should the Blackberry and Raspberry canes be planted out now in November? Thank you
    Asked on 12/7/2009 by K Win

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    • A:

      Hello There, They should go in the ground as soon as possible, but avoid planting during periods when the soil is either frozen or waterlogged. I hope this helps. Helen Plant Doctor

      Answered on 12/8/2009 by Crocus Helpdesk
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