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Cascade Trailing Blackberry

Original price $13.99 - Original price $13.99
Original price
$13.99
$13.99 - $13.99
Current price $13.99
SKU E520

Rubus ursinus

Every summer from Alaska to Northern California, fruit lovers "in the know" pick (and trip over) our sweet, especially tasty, native trailing blackberries. We offer a selection found in the wild that is among the biggest and sweetest ever found, although still small.

Grow them on a trellis, so they won't be underfoot and so you can pick lots of fruit which is otherwise only available in the wild - and fetches a very high price when wildcrafted! We offer female plants that are self fertile. USDA Zones 7-9.

Size: 4" Pot

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

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  • How can it be both only female and self-fertile ? Is it actually monoecious ?

    Most blackberries, and many fruiting plants (like Asian plums), are monoecious. Some plants are parthenocarpic however, like figs and mulberries, and bear fruit without any pollination.

  • How far apart do I plant the Cascade Trailing blackberries if at the foot of a hoop shaped cattle panel trellis? Should I then direct them just upwards and over, or should they be instead planted & directed to go up & out along a 4' x 16' horizontally placed cattle panel trellis? How long do the vines get? I have only seen them all over the ground. I have ten plants. Thank you for supplying these!

    You can. They are more easily trellised on a horizontal wire setup, but a cattle panel or utility panel works fine too. As they are thorny, they should be trellised for ease of access, to avoid discomfort while harvesting.

  • I have very thin trailing blackberry vines with fine thorns. Some vibes have heavily serrated leaves and some have "regular" blackberry leaves. They bloom but I have never seen fruit. Are they male natives? Are they useful? Do I add females?

    There are yes! Those are obviously male vines. Cascade Trailing is a self-fertile cultivar of the native Rubus ursinis.

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Cailyn M.
Great blackberries!

Love these blackberries. Bought this plant last year & it grew some good canes to fruit this year. Next year's canes are even more vigorous! The berries this year are DELICIOUS. PNW, ripening in early July. Almost unnoticeable seeds and a sweet, distinctly perfect "blackberry" flavor. The berries are a nice cone shape a little over an inch long. A good Goldilocks size. We have pretty terrible clay soil and it got leaf spot, but it's still doing great. Next summer it should make a lot of berries!

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