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Blackberries produce succulent fruit in summer on woody canes. Beware that the vigorous woody canes can become invasive if not pruned regularly. There are two distinct forms of blackberries -- trailing and erect. They may be thorny or thornless. Erect blackberries are hardy, stiff-caned plants. The trailing kind, also called dewberries, are tender and grown mainly in the South.





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'Black Satin' blackberry
'Black Satin' blackberry
is a thornless, semitrailing blackberry with pleasing sweet, tart fruit. It has a vigorous fruit set on 2-year-old canes. Zones 6-9
'Brazos' blackberry
'Brazos' blackberry
is a thorny, erect blackberry that grows best in southern climates. The vigorous canes produce hundreds of large fruits best used in cooking due to their high acid content. Zones 7-9
'Kiowa' blackberry
'Kiowa' blackberry
is known for its exceptionally large fruit. The erect, thorny plants are well-behaved and easy to grow as a hedge. Zones 5-9
'Ollalie' blackberry
'Ollalie' blackberry
has large, firm, high-quality, sweet fruit. Commonly grown in Southern California, the thorny canes are trailing. Zones 8-10

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