- Partial Shade to Full Sun (At Least 3 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 4 - 5 Feet
- Mature Spread 3 - 4 Feet
- Growing Zones 5 - 8
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Triple Crown Blackberry Bush has everything you might want in a blackberry bush: abundant, delicious fruit, vigorous growth habit, and disease resistance! This robust and thornless grower produces large, glossy, black fruit with small seeds. Triple Crown Blackberry is a summer-bearing floricane with one large harvest from mid July to mid August. Clusters of pinkish-white flowers will bear sweet and tart fruit! Triple Crown Blackberry Bush is heat tolerant with a semi-upright and trailing habit.
Triple Crown Blackberry Bush Care
Triple Crown Blackberry Bush canes can be planted from late fall through early spring. Choose a location with full sun or partial shade. Space plants 5-6 feet apart and provide an adequate trellis support at the time of planting to help the stems support the heavy fruit load from July to August. Plants prefer loamy, well-drained soil with a pH of 6-6.8 Triple Crown Blackberry Bush plants are self-pollinating and require 300-450 chill hours below 45 degrees Fahrenheit to set fruit. Prune or top new canes when they reach 5-6 feet high and keep side shoots at 3-4 feet wide. Remove old fruiting canes after harvest. Triple Crown Blackberry Bush is disease resistant and heat tolerant.
Growing Triple Crown Blackberry Bush
Triple Crown Blackberry Bush takes 1-2 years to mature and bear fruit. This plant performs best with 5-6 hours of sunlight a day. Triple Crown Blackberry Bush will reach 4-5 feet in height and spread 3-4 feet. The plant is hardy from zone 5-9. Triple Crown Blackberry Bush should not be grown indoors.
Triple Crown Blackberry Bush grows well in a container. Use a large container that is about 5 gallons or larger. Select a container size that provides at least 6 inches of additional space around the base for root spread. Provide a trellis to support Triple Crown Blackberry Bush’s upright and trailing habit through the season. Place the potted Triple Crown Blackberry Bush in a location that gets 5-6 hours of sunlight a day.
Watering Triple Crown Blackberry Bush
Water Triple Crown Blackberry Bush regularly during the drier part of the summer. Check the soil moisture by inserting your finger into the top inch of soil, and water thoroughly when dry.
Feeding Triple Crown Blackberry Bush
Fertilizing your young Triple Crown Blackberry Bush will help the plant grow to size more quickly for earlier fruit production. The plants are not heavy feeders so be careful not to over fertilize. Fertilize Triple Crown Blackberry Bush twice a year with a 10-10-10 NPK fertilizer once in April and then again in July.
Triple Crown Blackberry Bush Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 - 8|
|Plant Type: Edible Plants|
|Light Exposure: Partial Shade to Full Sun (At Least 3 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 4 - 5 Feet|
|Mature Spread: 3 - 4 Feet|
|Spacing: 5 - 6 Feet|
|Flower Color(s): White|
|Foliage Type: Deciduous|
|Foliage Color(s): Green|
|Seasonal Interest: Spring Flowering, Summer Flowering, Fall Flowering|
|Attracts: Birds, Butterflies|
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting, Wildlife Gardens|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Foliage Interest, Low Maintenance|
|Common Name: Triple Crown Blackberry Bush|
|Other Name(s): Triple Crown Blackberry|
|Scientific Name: Rubus 'Triple Crown'|
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