Blackberry Growing Guide
Crop Rotation Group
Rich soil with compost dug in. Prefers a pH of 6.
Fine in a shady position.
Not normally required but if leaves start to yellow then add a liquid feed.
Single Plants: 2' 11" (90cm) each way (minimum)
Rows: 2' 11" (90cm) with 2' 11" (90cm) row gap (minimum)
Sow and Plant
Buy plants or use offshoots from an existing plant and cut them to 6 inches after planting.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalized calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.
Need supporting on wires or tied against a fence. Train the briars onto wire supports from 3 feet high and above. Each fall add some compost.
Pick over a long season as ripe.
Planting and Harvesting Calendar
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