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Rubus fruticosus 'Ouachita'

 
Common name blackberry
Family rosaceae
Life cycle shrub (Z5-9)
Flowers white
Light sun
Cultural notes well-drained soil

Plump blackberries borne on thornless upright canes. We bought our plant at the Fort Bend Master Gardeners fruit tree sale, and planted it along our back-yard fence in an area where our dog likes to bark at the neighbor dogs. Perhaps we should have selected a thorny variety instead!
Fruit ripens in June on second-year canes, and the plants are self-pollinating.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: houston back yard

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