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Blackberry 'Adrienne' Rubus fruticosus

Blackberry 'Adrienne' Rubus fruticosus

Stuart McIntyre

Regular price £12.00 Sale

The 'Adrienne' blackberry is an early fruiting spine free variety with superb fruit quality. The fruits are large, firm, long and conical. They have a bright and attractive appearance and the juicy berries have a truly excellent flavour.

Cropping potential is very high with the strong canes that are vigorous for a thornless variety, however vigour is moderate in comparison with other blackberries so if space is limited it is an excellent choice. Ideal for planting against a wall or a fence or growing in a container. The fruit is well displayed to make picking easy from the short, stout, fruiting laterals.

Characteristics

Species - fruticosus
Variety - Adrienne 
Cropping Season - Late July and August 
Planting Distance - 3m (10ft)

Height - 2
Spread - 2m

Planting

Grow against a fence or wall for support in well-drained but moist, fertile soil in full sun or partial shade.

When planting ensure the root ball is moist before planting. Plant in a hole twice the diameter of the root ball or pot. Mix soil improver and general fertiliser with the infill soil. Water regularly until established. Fruit is produced on the previous year's stems. Tie in the new shoot - these will flower and fruit in the second year. Cut away the older stems and replace them with new vigorous shoots. Cut back damaged shoots in late winter and apply a general fertiliser.

Delivery

Your plants will be picked and packed carefully to ensure they arrive to your door alive and fresh. Please unpack orders as soon as possible.

During the "Available Season - March to August" we aim to deliver all orders between Tuesday and Friday. According to our stock availability orders might be placed on hold until plants are in a suitable condition to be sent or in case you have placed an order out of Available Season. We will keep you informed via email about a delivery date.

Our couriers will leave orders with a neighbour or in a cool shaded area if there is no one at the address provided. If you have specific delivery requirements please supply them on the cart/checkout page. 

Please note that we only ship to the UK.