Arapaho Blackberry
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Arapaho Blackberry Rubus spp. 'Arapaho'

Average Shipping Height: 1' - 1'6"
Item #6759
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    1' - 1'6"
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The Arapaho Blackberry grows in zones 4-9.

The Arapaho blackberry is an erect, early-ripening, thornless shrub that produces large red and black fruit. The berries are firm and tasty with small seeds—good for making jams and syrups. And there’s no need for a trellis, as this plant is self-supporting.

  • Grows as a thornless, self-supporting bush
  • Produces large, firm berries that are great for jams and syrups
  • Is self-fertile
  • Requires acidic soil
  • Is disease-resistant and heat-tolerant
  • Will be delivered at a height of 6"–1'

Blackberry Bush Planting and Care Guide

Your Shrub’s Personality

Mature Height


Mature Spread


Growth Rate

Slow to Medium



Sun Preference

Full Sun, Partial Shade,

Soil Preference

Acidic, Loamy, Moist, Rich, Well-drained,

Wildlife Value

The shrub provides nutrition for bees in early summer. Birds and other animals enjoy the berries.

Planting Instructions


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