Osage Blackberry – New!

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Description

Osage blackberry is the 13th cultivar of thornless blackberry to come out the University of Arkansas. Exhibits high disease resistance, drought tolerance, and adaptability to many soil types. Osage is an easy-to-grow berry bred for exceptional blackberry flavor! The delicious, medium-sized berries ripen mid season.

It tolerates heat and humidity, making it a top choice for Southern gardens. Grows 4-8 ft. tall with a 3-4 ft. spread and erect canes.

Recommended for ORGANIC GROWING

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

Ripens: Mid Season (Around mid July in KY).

Site Requirements: Blackberries grow best in full sun.  Well-draining, rich soil is a must.  Avoid wet areas.  Primocane blackberries do not handle intense late summer heat well.

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

Resistant to: Strongly disease resistant to orange rust and anthracnose. 

Crops in one year from planting!

Plant Size: 1 Year, 12-18″ tall plant with excellent root systems.

Zones 5b-9b