Blackberry variety Prime-Ark Freedom
Rating: 5 29 reviews
Prime-Ark Freedom fruit

The first commercial thornless primocane-fruiting early-ripening blackberry with large berries and good flavor

Plants are

Plants are thornless

Bushes have

Bushes have erect canes

Fruit weight is

Fruit weight is 10 g

Productivity is

Productivity is 2 kg per plant

Soluble solids

Soluble solids - 10.2%

Acidity

Acidity - 0.74%

Fruiting habit

Fruiting habit primocane-fruiting (everbearing)

Begins to bloom in the

Begins to bloom in the second week of April

Harvest season starts in the

Harvest season starts in the first week of June

Secondary blooming in the

Secondary blooming in the third week of June

Second harvest season in the

Second harvest season in the fourth week of July

Blackberry variety Black Gem
Rating: 5 22 reviews
Black Gem blackberry plants

The newest (patented in 2020) primocane-fruiting blackberry cultivar from University of Arkansas

Plants are

Plants are thornless

Bushes have

Bushes have semi-erect canes

Fruit weight is

Fruit weight is 7 g

Productivity is

Productivity is 5 kg per plant

Soluble solids

Soluble solids - 11.4%

Acidity

Acidity - 0.8%

Fruiting habit

Fruiting habit primocane-fruiting (everbearing)

Begins to bloom in the

Begins to bloom in the second week of April

Harvest season starts in the

Harvest season starts in the first week of June

Secondary blooming in the

Secondary blooming in the third week of June

Second harvest season in the

Second harvest season in the third week of July

Blackberry variety Ponca
Rating: 5 17 reviews
Ponca (Sweet-Ark) blackberry variety plant

Probably, Sweet-Ark Ponca is the sweetest blackberry cultivar in the world today

Plants are

Plants are thornless

Bushes have

Bushes have erect canes

Fruit weight is

Fruit weight is 6 g

Productivity is

Productivity is 5 kg per plant

Soluble solids

Soluble solids - 13.4%

Acidity

Acidity - 0.54%

Fruiting habit

Fruiting habit floricane fruiting (summer-bearing)

Begins to bloom in the

Begins to bloom in the first week of May

Harvest season starts in the

Harvest season starts in the second week of June

4.8
Last review was
Arapaho blackberry fruits

High-quality erect-growing very early ripening cultivar with expanded harvest period

Plants are

Plants are thornless

Bushes have

Bushes have erect canes

Fruit weight is

Fruit weight is 5 g

Productivity is

Productivity is 4 kg per plant

Soluble solids

Soluble solids - 9.1%

Fruiting habit

Fruiting habit floricane fruiting (summer-bearing)

Begins to bloom in the

Begins to bloom in the fourth week of April

Harvest season starts in the

Harvest season starts in the first week of June

4.9
Last review was
Prime-Ark 45 primocane-fruiting cultivar

Thorny, vigorous and prolific, two-season high-yielding blackberry variety with firm aromatic fruit

Plants are

Plants are thorny

Bushes have

Bushes have erect canes

Fruit weight is

Fruit weight is 5 g

Productivity is

Productivity is 5 kg per plant

Soluble solids

Soluble solids - 9.7%

Acidity

Acidity - 0.51%

Fruiting habit

Fruiting habit primocane-fruiting (everbearing)

Begins to bloom in the

Begins to bloom in the fourth week of April

Harvest season starts in the

Harvest season starts in the first week of June

Secondary blooming in the

Secondary blooming in the first week of July

Second harvest season in the

Second harvest season in the second week of August

4.8
Last review was
Osage blackberry berry

Erect-growing, high-quality, early-ripening productive floricane-fruiting blackberry cultivar with long fruiting period

Plants are

Plants are thornless

Bushes have

Bushes have erect canes

Fruit weight is

Fruit weight is 5 g

Productivity is

Productivity is 3 kg per plant

Soluble solids

Soluble solids - 10.3%

Acidity

Acidity - 0.46%

Fruiting habit

Fruiting habit floricane fruiting (summer-bearing)

Begins to bloom in the

Begins to bloom in the fourth week of April

Harvest season starts in the

Harvest season starts in the second week of June

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Varieties compilation

Sweetest blackberry varieties

Triple Crown, Reuben, Ponca, Onyx, Galaxy


Cold hardy blackberry varieties

Triple Crown, Tayberry, Prime-Ark Freedom, Ponca, Loch Tay


Remontant

Prime-Ark Freedom, Prime-Ark 45, Black Gem, Black Magic, Amara