The Q&A Archives: Blackberries for California

Question: I live in Riverside, California, what's my zone? Is it possible to grow blackberries here?

Answer: You're in zone 9, with minimum temperatures of 20F to 30F in the winter. You can grow a wide variety of blackberries, including "Boysen", "Logan", "Marion", "Olallie" and "Tayberry". They should be available asbare-root plants at local nurseries in just a few weeks.

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