Darrow Blackberry Bush

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What do you call blackberries that light up the tastebuds? Smack-berries! Because they smack your tongue with flavor, flavor, flavor! The Darrow Blackberry Bush (Rubus 'Darrow') surely produces prolific berries with deep blackberry flavor, heavy crops, and lustrously lovely fruit, good enough to be called smack-berries!

If you're looking for a Blackberry plant that is worth its weight in berries, then Darrow is waiting for you! This erect, productive, and peppy bush has a heavy bloom of gorgeous white blossoms, which transforms into a huge harvest of unbelievably delicious berries!

Darrow Blackberries are often described as 'true blackberry flavored'. If you've ever found a wild blackberry bush, these live up to the sweet flavor and scent. And these berries are anything but small - each berry is colossal and plump!

Planting and Application:

Of course, a bush full of these mammoth berries makes for a wonderful sight in October when its large berries ripen. Almost equally striking up until harvest season, the Darrow Blackberry is a spectacle of deep black contrasted with lime green, magenta, and red berries. These berries have firm flesh and make a fun garden activity for young gardeners and budding cooks. You can use yours to create deeply hued syrups, smack-berry jelly, blackberry wine, and even Grandma's berry cobbler.

Use the ornamental Darrow as low hedges, bird-friendly groupings, or let these mid-sized shrubs adorn the corner of a shed or anchor a garden bed. The white flowers are a lovely sight in the spring and attract their fair share of butterflies and hungry bees. The thorns will deter anyone wanting to cross a row of these plants, but birds will nest and gladly take refuge. You may want to cover your shrubs so you'll have some berries for yourself once the songbirds see them ripening.

  • Bountiful Floricane Harvests in October
  • Gorgeous White Blossoms for Pollinators
  • Mid-Sized Shrubs
  • Rich-Flavored Large Berries
  • Deep Black Coloration

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Darrow Blackberry plants may be known for their impressive fruit, but their reputation for robust health makes them even more marvelous! They can survive cold winters and resist a wide variety of common diseases.

  • Full Sun
  • Moist, Well-Drained, Organically Enriched Soil
  • Improved Cold Hardiness
  • Prune After Fruiting
  • Mulch Beds Well

Stop searching the internet for the best blackberries! They are right here! Prepare your tastebuds for a smack-berry flavor adventure. Your Darrow Blackberry Bushes are just a click away at NatureHills.com!

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

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
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
#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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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 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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Darrow Blackberry Bush Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-8
Growing Zones 5-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Rubus 'Darrow'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 3 - 4 feet
Mature Spread 3 - 4 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Moderate
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color White
Harvest Time Late Season
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Fruiting Time Floricane
Pruning Time After Fruiting
Fragrant No