Sweetie Pie blackberry variety

Rating [ 4.8 ]

Thornless creeping bramble cultivar with good tolerance to high air temperatures and double blossom (rosette)

Botanical designation

Rubus subgenus Rubus Watson 'Sweetie Pie'

Variety denomination

Variety denomination - 'Sweetie Pie'

Plants are

Plants are thornless

Bushes have

Bushes have trailing canes

Shape

Berries have a rounded shape

Fruiting habit

Fruiting habit - floricane fruiting (summer-bearing)

Ripening date (regular) -

Ripening date (regular) - fourth week of June

Soluble solids

Soluble solids - 12.6%

Cold hardiness is

Cold hardiness is moderate

Heat tolerance is

Heat tolerance is high

Country of origin

Country of origin - United States

Current status

Current status - modern or widely used


Sweetie Pie blackberry variety was selected by the USDA in Poplarville, Mississippi, United States. Plants grows vigorously and produces numerous floricanes, which are thornless and have a trailing (or semi-erect without fruit) growth habit. Fruit are medium size, glossy black and have excellent sweet flavor. Sweetie Pie lacks sufficient firmness for use as commercial cultivars. Cultivar has its ripening season in the middle to late June (vary from region). Usually, a cultivar produces ripen berries for 2 to 4 weeks. Plant tolerates high air temperatures very well. In addition to its excellent fruit quality, Sweetie Pie is resist to double blossom (also called rosette).

Diseases resistance

What diseases is blackberry Sweetie Pie resistant to?

Sweetie Pie has very good resistance to diseases such as Rosette or Double-Blossom
Diseases susceptibility

What diseases is blackberry variety Sweetie Pie vulnerable to?

Sweetie Pie is quite prone to diseases such as Spur Blight or Purple Blotch (Didymella Applanata)Stamen blight
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Reviews of the variety Sweetie Pie

Review from [YARD COACH]

Sweetie Pie Thornless Blackberry

Review from [SGETHERS14]

This late season blackberry has a flavor that we all dream of, when it comes to eating blackberries. Perfect balance of sweetness & tartness makes Sweetie Pie a must have variety.
 

Review from [ONE ARIZONA GARDEN]