blackberry 'Oregon Thornless'

blackberry Oregon Thornless

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Buy blackberry 'Oregon Thornless' blackberry Oregon Thornless: A thornless variety

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: any soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A popular variety with ornamental leaves and thornless stems. The saucer-shaped, white flowers flushed with pink are produced in summer, followed by medium-sized fruit with a mild and juicy flavour in late August to late September. It is a good variety to grow where people are likely to brush past the stems or trained over an arch or trellis.

  • Garden care: Prepare the ground well before planting. Remove all weeds and dig in plenty of well-rotted manure. Allow 3m between each plant and 1.8m between rows. Once planted, shorten the canes to about 23cm (9in). 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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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

Judith

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

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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

K Win

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

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Can I grow a blackberry in a container? Hello Can you tell me if the Blackberry 'Oregon Thornless' you have for sale is suitable to grow in a container. Many thanks

patty

Hello There, This will grow in a container, but it would need to be a really big one and you will need to make sure it is kept well fed and watered. A better blackberry however would be Loch Ness as it is more compact. http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/fruit/bush/blackberry/kitchengarden/fruit-and-berries/cane-fruit/blackberry-loch-ness/classid.1885/ I hope this helps. Helen Plant Doctor

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