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Pint-Sized Bushel and Berry® Baby Cakes® Blackberry

  • 400 Chill Hours
  • Sweet and Delicious Berries
  • Two Crops a Season in Certain Locales
  • Full-Sized Fruit on a Compact Blackberry Plant
  • Thornless Canes
  • Perfect for Container Culture
  • Darling Ornamental Edible
  • Use in Patio Plantings
  • Welcome Gift Plant

Pluck a breakfast of delicious, healthy blackberries without making a pricey trip to the Farmer's Market. Imagine walking out to your balcony or porch and gathering large, sweet berries without fear of pricked fingers or snagged sleeves from dagger-sharp thorns.

Grow this exceptional dwarf bush-type for a very convenient harvest. You'll also pleased with the cute good looks of fruiting Bushel and Berry® Baby Cakes® Blackberry (Rubus x 'APF-236T' PP# 27,032).

With textured green leaves, pretty white spring blooms and a showy fruiting display, Baby Cakes berry bushes are an easy way to maximize small space gardens. Grow them in full sun at the front of your mixed garden border or in a stylish large container on your deck.

Enjoy some of the best blackberries for the home gardener every year. You can count on Baby Cakes Blackberry because the internationally applauded University of Arkansas program tested this thornless, petite variety for years for performance, size, beauty, taste and ease.

In most regions, Baby Cakes Blackberry will produce twice over the hot summer months, giving you double the harvest! It produces on second year canes, so be patient with it the first year.

Once it starts producing, the big, juicy berries will wow you year after year. Bland, store-bought blackberries will pale in comparison.

Be proud of this choice! Baby Cakes is a fun, long-lived plant gift to share with family and friends to increase their food security.

Although it will produce fruit with only one plant...order multiples to increase the size of your crops. Trust us, once you taste'll want more for fresh eating, baking and smoothies.

Add Nature Hills Root Booster to your order. This time-tested formula supports the critical root system over the entire life of your fruiting plants.

Order Bushel and Berry® Baby Cakes® Blackberry from the small fruit experts at Nature Hills today!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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This proprietary eCommerce software prevents the shipment of a restricted plant to each state. The Plant Sentry system includes a shipment certification program. The Plant Sentry Compliance Officer works closely with and each nursery or fulfillment center to ensure only compliant plants are sold to customers.

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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Bushel and Berry® Baby Cakes® Blackberry Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-8
Growing Zones 4-8
More Information
Brand Bushel and Berry
Botanical Name Rubus x 'APF-236T'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 3 - 4 feet
Mature Spread 3 - 4 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Type Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color White
Foliage Deciduous
Harvest Time Mid Season
Pollinator Friendly Yes
When To Prune After Fruiting
Fragrant No