Plant Care: How to Grow Low Chill Blackberries

Plant Type
Perennial Fruiting Shrub

The roots of the plant are Perennial, but the top is Biennial; meaning, a branch that comes up this Spring will not fruit until next year, and after fruiting it will die back. To maximize your berry harvest, learn the simple and exciting art of pruning!

Harvest Season
Spring, Summer

Mature Size
6-12 ft depending on variety

Soil & Moisture
Rich, well-draining soil

Light Requirements
Full Sun

Self-Fertile
Yes

Growth Rate
Fast

Zone Hardiness
Outdoors 6-9; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Propagation