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Black Berries Plant – Best In New Zealand!

Growing black berries in your garden delivers a vast range of benefits:

From Thornless Blackberry to blackberry bushes, we have the right blackberry plant for your space. Our fruiting plants have been selected to thrive in New Zealand’s climate. We stock only the highest quality plants, sourcing them from NZ’s leading nurseries. Each plant is packed and transported with extreme care, ensuring it arrives to you in the same condition it was in when it left the nursery. If you are wanting to buy blackberry plants, shop with confidence from the best in the industry.

Blackberry Questions

1. What is the best month to plant blackberries?

The best month to plant blackberries is anytime between autumn and spring. During this time the plants can establish before the heat of summer arrives. They can still be planted in summer, though it will be important to keep them well-watered as they establish.

2. Can you grow blackberries in NZ?

New Zealand provides the perfect climate for several blackberry varieties to thrive. The mild temperatures and sunshine create ideal conditions for growing blackberries. You can choose from various delicious varieties, like the thornless Tayberry, the ever-bearing Loch Tay, or the classic Oregon Thornless.

3. Where do blackberries grow best?

Blackberries are versatile and can grow in a variety of climates and locations, but they do have some preferences for optimal growth:



Additional factors:

4. How fast do blackberries grow?

The growth rate of blackberries can vary, but generally, they're quick to establish and produce fruit.

New canes:


5. Do blackberries need a trellis?

While blackberries don't absolutely need a trellis to grow, it can offer several benefits that make it a highly recommended addition to your blackberry patch:

Support: Trellises provide much-needed support for the canes, especially as they become laden with juicy berries. This prevents the canes from sprawling on the ground, which can lead to:

Easier harvesting: Trellises keep the berries within easy reach, making harvesting a breeze and minimizing back strain from bending over.

Improved air circulation: Trellises promote better air circulation around the canes, reducing the risk of fungal diseases that thrive in humid environments.

Space optimization: Trellises allow you to utilize vertical space, maximizing your garden area and potentially allowing for more blackberry plants.

Aesthetics: Trellises can add a beautiful and structured element to your garden, showcasing your thriving blackberry patch.

6. Do blackberries do better in shade or sun?

Blackberries generally prefer full sun (6-8 hours of direct sunlight daily) for optimal growth and fruit production:

7. How much space do blackberries need?

Blackberries thrive with enough space to spread their branches and produce plentiful fruit. Here's what you need to know about spacing them:

Planting distance:

Factors to consider:

8. How do I make the soil more acidic for blackberries?

Blackberries generally prefer slightly acidic soil with a pH between 5.5 and 6.5. While raising the acidity of your soil requires careful attention, here are some safe and effective methods you can try:

Organic materials:


9. Do you cut blackberries down every year?

Whether or not you cut blackberries down every year depends on the type of blackberry and your desired fruiting pattern. Here's a breakdown:

Everbearing vs. Primocane-fruiting:

Pruning tips for both types:

Remember: Proper pruning is essential for maintaining healthy blackberry plants and maximizing fruit production.

10. How many blackberries do you get from one plant?

On average, each cane can produce around 20-40 berries during its peak fruiting season. A well-maintained plant with 6-8 strong canes (as recommended for optimal yield) equates to about 120-300 blackberries per plant.

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