Rubus 'Black Satin' Blackberry

Item #48448


Extra-large, Extra-sweet Berries

No thorns!

Rubus 'Black Satin' berries are extra-large fruit that grow as big as golf balls. Their ultra-hardy texture make up these thornless semi-erect plants during midsummer months. The smooth, glossy exterior covers the superbly sweet fruits that produce no sour bite.

What's more, these delightful treats love the sun

Extra-large fruit the size of golf balls covers these thornless, fast-growing and ultra-hardy plants in midsummer. Smooth and glossy, the fruits are super-sweet with no sour bite. Hardy to -20 degrees Fahrenheit, Rubus 'Black Satin' Blackberry are certain to delight.

Blackberries are grown much like raspberries. Rubus 'Black Satin' Blackberry like full sun and good air circulation. They do best in enriched garden soil that is moisture-retentive but well-drained. Plant the top of the root ball level with the soil surface, about 4 to 6 feet apart in the row, or train up a trellis.

For best growth, cut back Rubus 'Black Satin' Blackberry immediately after planting, to prevent the plant from setting fruit the first year. This will give you much stronger growth and better harvests in years to come. Water well during growth, and consider mulching to conserve water until the following spring, when the mulch should be removed to let the plants warm up. In winter, cut back to about 5 canes per crown.

and plenty of air circulation. Best of all you won't have to wait long to experience it's unique sweetness as this variety is very fast-growing.

Grown similar to raspberries, these blackberries grow best in moisture-retentive garden rich soil. Be sure to keep the soil drained well and you can plant these berries at the root ball level. Place each approximately four to six feet apart as a train running up a trellis or in a row.

Planting 'Black Satin' in like summer delivers stronger growth and improved harvests for many years. Consider mulching to conserve the use of water through the spring after initially planting.


Skip Product Specs
Genus Rubus
Species fruiticosus
Variety 'Black Satin'
Item Form 1-Quart
Zone 5 - 9
Bloom Start to End Early Spring - Late Spring
Plant Height 5 ft - 6 ft
Width 3 ft - 5 ft
Additional Characteristics Berries, Edible
Light Requirements Full Sun
Resistance Cold Hardy
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Containers
Restrictions *Due to state restrictions we cannot ship to the following:
Canada, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

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