Join the Edible Landscape trend as a wonderful way to include fresh fruit in your diet. Black Satin Blackberry (Rubus 'Black Satin') are productive, easy-care plants for the backyard food garden.
Share a big harvest of luscious, large blackberries without worrying about nasty thorns. Black Satin is a thornless variety with beautiful double white blooms in early spring.
Black Satin is a heat tolerant blackberry that thrives in the hot summers of the Deep South. They are very vigorous and disease-free.
Beyond water and an annual pruning, they require very little from you. Black Satin doesn't even produce suckers!
This semi-erect floricanes can be counted on to produce nice big crops of fruit every year in mid-summer. Each thornless stem will produce 35-40 berries...and these juicy berries will knock your socks off with their sweet flavor. Each mature plant can provide up to 15 pounds of healthy fresh fruit for your family.
Nature Hills ships out healthy, thick-stemmed plants that will get you off to a great start. Create your own backyard orchard with productive Black Satin Blackberry, even in the heart of the suburbs.
You'll enjoy the delectable harvest with just one self-pollinating plant. However, for a larger crop, add multiple varieties from Nature Hills.
Our limited yearly inventory of fruiting plants will sell out quickly. If it's in stock, place your order for Black Satin right now.
Use the berries as a succulent fresh snack, or add them to yogurt or compote. They make outstanding smoothies, as well.
Freeze what you don't eat. Or prep them into baked goods for the freezer, and pull them out when company comes over.
If you are only growing one, give it six feet of room from its nearest neighbor. For a hedgerow, plant five feet apart with five feet between rows.
Blackberries are delightful in bloom and as the big, bold berries ripen. Enjoy the beautiful (and tasty!) rewards of your Edible Landscape!
Grow Black Satin Blackberries on a trellis in a planting site that receives full sun. They need at least six hours of direct sunlight for the best fruit production.
It is tolerant of a wide range of soils, but performs best in a well-drained soil. Add several handfuls of compost during planting, along with a packet of Nature Hills Root Booster.
Make sure your fruiting plants receive a medium amount of water on a regular basis, especially as the fruit develops. Add pine straw or pine bark mulch over the root system to keep it cool and moist.
Black Satin will produce fruit on last year's canes, called floricanes. After fruiting, trim the spent floricanes off at ground level and place in lawn bags for pickup.
Leave this year's growth, called primocanes, standing over winter. Their turn to produce flowers and fruit will come next year.
Apply slow-release fertilizer in early spring. Please follow the directions on the label for application rates.
Make the most of your soil and sunshine. Order Black Satin Blackberry for a backyard bounty! Grow your own, with help from Nature Hills.
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.
Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|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|
|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|
|#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|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#6 Container||Ranges from||5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 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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Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.
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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Rubus 'Black Satin'|
|Mature Height||6 feet|
|Mature Spread||4 - 6 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Harvest Time||Mid Season|