Growing Guide: Low-Chill Blackberries

Plant Type:
Perennial Fruiting Shrub

The roots of the Snowbank and Natchez Blackberry 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: