Sweetie Pie Blackberry Bush

Availability: Out of stock
SKU
10003663

Thornless Sweetie Pie Blackberry Loves Heat

  • Mid-Season
  • USDA Selection
  • Big Yields
  • Great-Tasting Sweet Fruit Has Excellent Flavor
  • Excellent for Fresh Eating, Cooking and Juicing
  • Painless Picking Without Thorns
  • Vigorous
  • Disease Resistant to Rosette
  • Reliable Choice for Southeastern United States
  • Performs Very Well in High Heat and Humidity

Add fruiting plants to your landscape this season and start on securing a homegrown food supply for your family. Pick your own sweet superfruit...up to 15 pounds per plant in a single season!

Sweetie Pie Blackberry (Rubus x 'Sweetie Pie') comes highly recommended by our fruiting plant experts. This is a special USDA selection that produces an abundance of juicy blackberries.

Blessed with a high natural sugar content, Sweetie Pie Blackberry is extremely versatile. Juice them, enjoy them in a bowl of steel-cut oatmeal with a splash of locally-sourced cream or prep many, many bags for freezing.

You'll appreciate having the taste of summer when the winter days get dreary. There is nothing quite as satisfying as growing your own food.

Sweetie Pie even behaves nicely. No thorns on the trailing canes make harvest an "ouch-free" experience.

Plant these disease-resistant thornless Blackberry plants in sun-soaked rows on a sturdy trellis. Space them five feet apart, and keep the rows five feet apart, too.

You'll be pleased how pretty this looks in your landscape with white, double blossoms and that lovely fruit display from green to red to luscious black! Why not consider it a useful privacy screen to get double duty from your investment?

Sweetie Pie Blackberry bears fruit with an outstanding flavor on last year's wood. After those floricanes fruit, you'll cut them out at ground level and place them in the yard waste.

Enjoy the fruits of your labor with easy-care, reliable Sweetie Pie Blackberry. Hurry, our limited inventory will go quickly!

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

To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep. We use FedEx, UPS, or USPS at our discretion.

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.

*If you have found your zone already, it will be highlighted in the table below.
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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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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Sweetie Pie Blackberry Bush Is Suited to Grow in Zones 6-10
Growing Zones 6-10
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Rubus x 'Sweetie Pie'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 5 - 6 feet
Mature Spread 3 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Harvest Time Mid Season
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time After Fruiting
Fragrant No