The healthiest blackberry!
Heaven Can Wait™ Thornless Blackberry
The healthiest blackberry!
- Tested highest for antioxidants in our labs
- Tested among the highest for anthocyanins & phenols
- Thornless, self-supporting canes
- Yields an extended harvest
- Delicious, blue-black berries
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Touted as the healthiest blackberry you can grow! Lab tests show it has the highest ability to squash free radicals, contains the maximum amount of total phenols and the second highest amount of anthocyanins--phytochemicals that protect against carcinogens and help prevent disease. Yields an extended harvest and pretty berries with excellent, sweet flavor. Thornless, self-supporting canes grow to a height of 4'. PPAF
- Botanical Name: Rubus fruticosus 'A 1960' PPAF
- Season: Spring
- Sun/Shade: Full sun.
- Height: 4 feet.
- Spacing: Space 4 - 6 feet apart in the row. Leave 8 - 10 feet between rows.
- Zone: 5 - 8
- Spread: 3 - 5 feet.
- Color: White with a strong, sweet scent
- Foliage: Deep green foliage.
- Depth: Same as nursery. Plant so the roots are below soil level.
- Blooms: May-June
- Days to Maturity: First season.
- Yield: Approximately 4 - 6 quarts- heavy yields, only slightly less than Apache.
- Fruit: 5 - 6 grams (medium size) black, glossy fruit.
- Soil Preference: Blackberry plants grow best in a well-drained, fertile, slightly acidic, loam soil with moderate water-holding capacity.
- Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
- Pruning: How you should prune erect and trailing blackberries varies slightly. All cultivars require very little pruning or training during the planting year. Differences in pruning and training between erect and trailing blackberries: Top the primo canes of erect cultivars during the Summer. Don't top trailing cultivars during the growing season. Shorten the laterals of erect cultivars.
- Form: Upright, erect, self-supporting canes.
- Flowers: White single blooms.
- Pollinator: Self-pollinating.
Orders for in-stock seeds and hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:
|2019 Insects Shipping Schedule|
|Zones||Lacewings, Lady Beetles & Encapsulated Earthworms||Nematodes|
|1A||5/3 - 11/1||5/10 - 11/1|
|1B - 2A||5/10 - 11/1||5/10 - 11/1|
|2B - 3B||4/26 - 11/1||4/26 - 11/1|
|4A - 6A||4/12 - 11/1||4/12 - 11/1|
|6B - 7A||4/5 - 11/1||4/5 - 11/1|
|7B - 8B||3/8 - 11/1||3/8 - 11/1|
|9A - 10B||2/22 - 11/1||2/22 - 11/1|
|Last Order Date||10/28/2019||10/28/2019|
The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.
Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection.
In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order--via the U.S. Postal Service or United Parcel Service. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.
Please note that we cannot ship outside of the continental United States.