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Caddo Thornless Blackberry – Bundles – NEW!!!


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A superior NEW premier blackberry release from the University of Arkansas.  Caddo is a productive, large-fruited, exceptionally sweet, high-flavored blackberry,  “It has very good fruit flavor and large berries.”Caddo has very noteworthy and desirable aromatics that enhance its flavor.”  Caddo is an early-ripening cultivar, Its average first harvest date (In Arkansas) is June 8 about two days later than Natchez and two days earlier than Osage. “It has overall high fruit quality, excellent postharvest fruit-handling potential, consistent high yields and excellent plant health,” The berries are larger than Osage and Ouachita. Chill hour requirements should be around 300, with hardiness comparable to Ouachita and the other Arkansas realeases, Caddo has produced 19,000 lbs per acre in trials at the Clarksville experiment station.  Berries stay big all season, not decreasing in size as the harvest season goes on, unlike other cultivars.   All our blackberries are FIELD-GROWN which produces very large, healthy root systems for healthy and rapid establishment and growth.

Recommended for ORGANIC GROWING

Uses: Excellent fresh eating, cobblers, pies, smoothies, jams, excellent wine.

Ripens:  Early Season (Around mid-June in KY).

Pollination:  Self-pollinating but better yields with other blackberry varieties present.

Resistant to: Disease resistant. 

Resistant to Botrytis and Orange Rust.

Crops in one year from planting!

Plant Size:  1 Year, 12-24″ bare-root vine.

Zones 5-9


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