Fruit Thornless Blackberry 'Apache' ® (Own Root)

Grower's Comments: A new variety introduced in 1999. It produces higher yielding and larger fruit than other Arkansas thornless, erect varieties.

Summer; Upright

Varies, semi trailing

None noted

USDA Zone 6 to USDA Zone 9

Full sun


FUN FACTS

All Arkansas upright berries should be tipped at 42 inches to encourage fruit to lateral and avoid the need for more than the minimum of support.

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SizePrice
5g$17.00
3g $13.85
2g $12.00
1g$9.85

An excellent choice for the home garden, the Apache Blackberry Thorn-less (New Patent #11865) is a very sweet blackberry. This newly released thorn less, Apache Blackberry produces larger fruit and higher yields than any of the other previously released blackberry cultivars.

Apache Thorn-less Blackberry will ripen 10 days or more later than Triple Crown. The Apache Thorn-less Blackberry fruit are blocky and conical with a very attractive glossy black color. Early reports show Apache Thorn-less Blackberry's fruit to be larger than Triple Crown with eating and holding characteristics to be about the same.

Among the latest blooming and heaviest bearing of its kind.