Blackberry - Triple Crown Thornless
Thornless Blackberry 'Triple Crown', Rubus x 'Triple Crown', is the newest thornless blackberry. Triple Crown Blackberry is named for its three crowning attributes: delicious flavor, large productivity ,and outstanding vigor
The Triple Crown Blackberry ripens from mid July until mid August. This blackberry variety yields large, glossy black fruits that are pleasantly firm. Tolerant of a wide range of soils, Triple Crown will do best in well drained, humus enriched soils.
Plant this blackberry as soon as the soil has warmed and trim canes to encourage new growth. Plants should be set out at least 2 feet apart in rows 7 feet apart. Lovely clusters of white, 5-petaled, rose-like flowers bloom in the spring. Then they give way to firm, glossy blackberries of excellent eating quality that mature in summer; begins bearing fruit in 2 years.
This is a self-fruitful, free-standing, thornless shrub that produces one crop of fruit per year. Immediately after fruit harvest, remove all canes that fruited to the ground. In late winter to early spring, remove any canes damaged by winter.
Plants generally perform best when staked; can be trellised or grown upright and pruned to a height of about 42 inches.
|Family||Rubus x 'Triple Crown'|
|Mature Height||4-5 feet|
|Mature Spread||3-5 feet|
|Moisture||Moist, Well Drained|
|Mature Form||Semi Erect|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|