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  • For better results, orders placed during the summer will be delivered in the fall
  • For better results, orders placed during the summer will be delivered in the fall

Blackberry 'Illini Hardy' RUBUS

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The Illiny Hardy blackberry is a winter-hardy variety of thorny blackberry. This fruit shrub is vigorous and its hardiness is -23 degrees Celsius. The fruits are ripe at the end of July. This blackberry produces an excellent harvest of black, shiny, tasty, medium-sized fruits. Plants are thorny, 5-6 feet tall and easy to care for in tight spaces. Phytophthora resistant. The plant must have a place to support its climbing branches.

Hardiness zone: 3

Harvest: end of July

Planting distance between plants (pollination): 30 cm

Description of the fruit: dark, tasty medium-sized fruit

You must provide a structure to support the climbing branches. Keep branches 2 years old when pruning.

Hardiness Zones

  • 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a

Harvest month

  • Mid-July
  • August

Light

  • Full-sun
  • Half-shade

IMPORTANT: We do not deliver trees 7' and over! (Nursery pickup only)

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