Blackberry - Rubus fruticosus 'Black Satin'Blackberry - Rubus fruticosus 'Black Satin'

Common Name: Black Satin Thornless Blackberry

Bloomtime: Early Summer

Exposure: Full sun, tolerates part shade

Height: 0.9-1.8 m (3-6')

Spread: 1.2-1.8 m (4-6')

Spacing: 1.2-1.5 m (4-5')

Water: Average to rich, moist, well drained soil

Hardiness: Zones 5-8

Zone: 5

Deer Resistant: Likely to be damaged by deer

Attracts Butterflies: Attracts butterflies, birds, pollinators

Drought Tolerant: Not drought tolerant

Characteristics: Thornless, upright shrub with spreading, arching canes, Light pink flowers in early summer are followed by sweet, juicy fruit that ripens to dark purple or black, Disease-resistant, vigorous but non-suckering, Useful and attractive addition to an edible garden