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Blackberry 'Opal' (Dwarf)Rubus fruticosus

Hardy Shrub

What is Hardy Shrub?
Woody plant, usually having a permanent framework of branches.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.
80% (17 Reviews)

Perfect for growing in patio containers and area's with limited space

Deliciously sweet flavour

Thornless bushes

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Please note: This product cannot be delivered outside the United Kingdom.

Height Up to 90cm (36in)
Spread Up to 90cm (36in)

Hardy Shrub

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Description
This neat little Blackberry is just the thing if you have limited space. With a dwarf, compact habit, Blackberry ‘Opal’ forms an upright bush of only 90cm (36") tall - just perfect for growing in patio containers, or wherever space is at a premium. A bumper harvest of blackberries with a deliciously sweet flavour can be harvested from thornless stems in late summer and autumn. Like all Blackberries, it will attract a host of pollinating insects to its blooms, but takes up a fraction of the space of traditional cultivars. Height and spread: 90cm (36").


3 x 9cm pot-grown blackberry bushes (T81186P)
1 x 9cm pot-grown blackberry bush (81185)

How to Grow
Plant blackberry ‘Black Opal’ in containers using a good quality, well drained compost such as John Innes No. 2. Position them in a sunny spot and water well.
More Info
Feed and water Blackberry bushes regularly throughout the growing season. Cover the plants with netting to protect the crop from birds as blackberry fruits begin to develop. Blackberries can be harvested from August onwards. In autumn, prune the canes which have fruited over summer to ground level. Canes which have not fruited should be left intact.
Delivery

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Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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