raspberry and blackberry - Knowledgebase Question

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


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Answer from NGA
April 13, 2008

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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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