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Apache Blackberries

Apache blackberries

Apache blackberries

Apache blackberries

Apache blackberries

This variety, developed by the University of Arkansas, is a thornless blackberry bush variety that is erect, meaning it grows upright and is sturdy and self-supporting although it may need minimal trellising to keep canes from arching over when fruiting. Apache’s berries are large and glossy black; quality is considered good, with ripening occurring from July to early August. Canes are vigorous and prolific.

  • Large conical fruit
  • Resistant to orange rust
  • Hardiest of thornless blackberries
  • Fruit is well presented for picking

Have you tried growing Apache blackberries? How do you use them? Please tell us your experiences.


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