Thornless Blackberry (Rubus 'Navaho') in the Rubus Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 4 to 5 feet
Plant Spread: 4 to 5 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Summer
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Butterflies
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Closeup of a unripened balckberry

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Location: Thomasville, GA USADate: 2019-05-11Closeup of a unripened balckberry
By Tom_F_GA
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Location: Indiana  Zone 5Date: 2011-08-05produces large berries
By gardengus
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Location: Indiana  Zone 5Date: 2010-08-08the fruit is very attractive to the fruit eating butterflies
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Date: 2014-07-29
By Paul2032
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Location: Indiana  Zone 5Date: 2010-04-12
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Location: Indiana  Zone 5Date: 2010-04-12first leaf buds in spring
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Location: Indiana zone 5
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Date: 2014-07-29
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Location: DFW, Texas (zone 8)Date: 2016-04-14
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gardengus On May 18, 2016 Bloomed
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Your Image of Thornless Blackberry (Rubus 'Navaho') by Sunbny May 23, 2020 5:05 PM 1

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