raspberry and blackberry - Knowledgebase Question

highland, Ca
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Question by wenrocklein
April 13, 2008
Is it possible to grow raspberry/blackberry in the container?

Answer from NGA
April 13, 2008
Raspberries and blackberries (also called brambles) are not well suited to container growing because they spread rapidly through their root systems. I'm afraid that if you kept them in a container they would quickly outgrow their space and would die off at a young age. You might try planting in a half-whiskey barrel and they would probably be happy for a few years, but after that their health would suffer.

How about growing strawberries in containers instead??

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