Blackberry - Navaho Thornless
Thornless Blackberry Rubus 'Navaho', Rubus argutus 'Navaho' , is the first erect growing, thornless blackberry! This hardy blackberry plant is great for home gardens since it does not require a trellis.
The Navaho Blackberry produces an abundance of large, juicy, sweet dark purple to black fruit that ripens around the first of August and bears for one month; prune canes that have fruited to the ground in fall. These berries are of excellent quality and are delicious fresh, baked into pies or preserved as jams and jellies.
Blackberries are very healthy and notable for their high nutritional contents of dietary fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, folic acid and B vitamin; also contains the essential mineral, manganese.
Navaho Blackberry can be used as a hedge, in small groups, or in a woodland border. You will also enjoy the birds and butterflies that are attracted to this plant.
|Family||Rubus argutus 'Navaho'|
|Mature Height||4-5 feet|
|Mature Spread||3-4 feet|
|Mature Form||Erect, Trailing|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun to Partial Shade|
|Bloom Period||Early Summer|