Get ready for an easy-to-grow delicious delicacy that you can pick right off the tree and enjoy fresh!
The Ouachita thornless blackberry bush features an upright habitat that bears medium-sized fruit. The full crop fruiting season will begin to ripen in June. This blackberry cultivar is disease resistant and heat tolerant making an ideal choice for warmer climates in the south. Desirable characteristics of Ouachita Thornless Blackberry Bush include consistent high yields and good postharvest keeping quality.
The Ouachita is self-pollinating and prefers full sun and loamy, well-drained soil. Its fruit is deliciously sweet with black skin and a firm texture. It requires around 400 chill hours.
Harvest these berries in mid June – this summer fruit producer can keep producing for 5 weeks after that. Giving you more time to enjoy this delicious fruit!
Grown great as Ouachita Blackberry trellis. Saves space, improves efficiency when picking, controls plant size, improves insect/disease control – just a few of the many benefits if grown on a trellis. The erect berries on the fruiting canes will cling onto the trellis whether it be wire or wood.
Shipped rooted in soil in a pot (not bare root). You will see the difference in fruit quality. Blackberry plants are easy to grow – you will not be disappointed.
Rubus fruticosus 'Ouachita'
- Lots of edible, sweet berries
- Heat tolerant
- Disease resistant