Best time to Plant Blackberries - Knowledgebase Question

Windsor, MO
Question by hagerty7
February 20, 1998
When should I plant blackberries and will they produce the same year they are planted? Do I need two varieties for cross-pollination?


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Answer from NGA
February 20, 1998

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In your climate, you can plant blackberries in late winter -- early spring at the latest. Blackberries do not need a second variety for a pollinator so you only need to plant one variety. The berries are produced on side shoots that grow the second year,so you will not get any fruit until next summer.

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