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PlantFiles: Thorny Blackberry
Rubus 'Chickasaw'

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rubus (ROO-bus) (Info)
Cultivar: Chickasaw
Additional cultivar information: (PP11861)
Hybridized by J. Clark; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2001

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Edible Fruits and Nuts

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Deciduous
Good Fall Color

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Nov 27, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Arkansas release, plant patent #11,861. Excellent, early ripening variety with large fruit that grows up to one inch! High yeilds over a 4 week season. Ripens mid-June. 600-700 chill hours. Zones 8A-8B.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Gainesville, Florida
Groveland, Florida



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