The ‘Columbia Giant’ is perhaps one of the largest blackberries on the market. Its berries are firm, conical shape with a sweet, tart flavor. They usually will ripen from June to July. It is a thornless, trailing vine, making it easy to harvest the fruit. It is very heat and disease resistant. It will grow to 5’-6’.
Height: 5'-6', but can be kept smaller with some pruning.
Minimum temperature: Hardy to -10ºf to -20ºf.
USDA zone: 5-8. Find your zone here.
Light: Full sun to part sun.
Bearing age: 1-2 years. 10-15 lbs per plant.
Growth Habit: Trailing floricanes.
Cane Type: Thornless.
Water/soil: Average to fertile, moist, well drained soil
Pollination requirements: None. It is self fertile but will do better with another type nearby.
Ripens: Mid summer through September.
Blackberry Planting And Care.
You are purchasing two plants grown in individual 1/2 gallon size containers, which are removed and your plants are shrink wrapped in plastic for shipping purposes. The last photo is an example of a 1/2 potted gallon 'Columbia Giant' blackberry, however, it is not the exact plant that you will receive. Your plants will be approximately 1-2 years old and 1’-2’tall.
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