‘Osage’ Thornless Blackberry
Rubus Hybrid 'Osage'
Blackberry lovers, rejoice. With no thorns, you can pick to your heart’s content. This easy care variety yields well, producing berries with excellent flavor and storage potential. It also attracts pollinators, tolerates clay soil, and returns each year with an attractive upright, clumping habit.
Large fruit in late spring / early summer
Evergreen or Deciduous
6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Hardy to -10°F to 0°F
Attracts Birds / Butterflies, Clumping Habit, Returns Year After Year, Tolerates Clay Soil, Upright Habit
Accent, Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting
Water weekly (or more often in extreme heat).
Tolerates a wide range
Yearly in early spring
4-5' H x 3-4' W; 3 feet apart; rows 7 feet apart
- water before planting
- plant in full sun
- dig hole 2X the width of pot,
- backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
- water and add more soil if needed
- mulch plants