Natchez Blackberry Bush

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SKU
10083

For blackberry growers there is often a choice to be made - big, sweet, luscious juice-dripping berries on vines with thorns like daggers, or easy-picking thornless vines with smaller, less-juicy berries? Now, thanks to the phenomenal breeding program at the University of Arkansas, we don't have to settle anymore! Introducing the Natchez Blackberry Bush (Rubus 'Natchez'), the most prolific thornless Floricane berry producer available on the market!

These vigorous vine-like canes grow like a rocket and cover a trellis in no time! Just give them sturdy supports and watch them go! Don't have a good spot in your yard? They grow just as well in big pots! Plant a couple to get good pollination and even more berries!

The fat, juicy berries form right after the delightfully white blossoms appear in spring. Bees will seek these flowers out in droves and do all the pollination for you! Use these juicy sweet fruits in your baked goods, smoothies, freeze for later or can up for delectable preserves and syrup!

Planting and Application:

Natchez produces lots of juicy, flavorful berries all season long for you, without the hassle of fighting thorns. It is packed with antioxidants, vitamin C, fiber, folic acid and manganese. Talk about a fruitful investment! Planting Natchez is good for you and your family and a row of them to a establish food security privacy fence the birds will love, all at the same time!

Use these as a flowering shrub trained onto an arbor or trellis along the wall of a garage or shed, or to soften foundation corners, or en masse as a sprawling wildlife refuge and naturalized habitat in the back of your home's property. Landscapes big and small can accommodate them easily!

  • Huge Harvest & Longer Storage
  • Long Vining Floricane - Best With Support
  • Thornless for Easy Picking!
  • Delightful White Blossoms
  • Richly Flavored Black Fruit

#ProPlantTips for Care:

It is super-easy to grow! Basically, drop it into any well-drained soil and let it do its thing! Provide adequate moisture and full sun for the biggest, juiciest berries! These

  • Full Sun
  • Moist, Well-Drained, Organically Enriched Soil
  • About 200 Chill Hours
  • Prune After Fruiting
  • Mulch Beds Well

The bountiful Natchez Thornless Blackberry Bush is a real boon to your edible garden, backyard birds and local pollinators! Order yours from NatureHills.com today!

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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.

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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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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Natchez Blackberry Bush Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-10
Growing Zones 5-10
More Information
Brand Plants That Work
Botanical Name Rubus 'Natchez'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 4 - 5 feet
Mature Spread 5 - 6 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well drained
Moisture Moderate
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Color White
Foliage Green
Harvest Time Mid Season
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Fruiting Time Floricane
Pruning Time After Fruiting