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Marion Blackberry, Marionberry 'Marion'

Rubus

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rubus (ROO-bus) (Info)
Cultivar: Marion

Category:

Edible Fruits and Nuts

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Foliage:

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Foliage Color:

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Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:

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)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Where to Grow:

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Danger:

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Bloom Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Bloom Size:

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Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

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

Regional

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

Aberdeen, Washington

Grand Mound, Washington

Rochester, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Sep 13, 2005, dstartz from Deep South Texas, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

The Marion was introduced by George Waldo in 1956 and is the most outstanding of the seedlings from the Chehalem by Olallie cross. Adapted to western Oregon, the Marionberry is named after Marion County, in which it was tested extensively.

The fruit is medium to large, round in diameter and somewhat longer than wide. The Marionberry is a trailing vigorous grower, generally producing only a few long canes which grow up to 20 feet. The spines are large and numerous, and fruiting laterals are long and strong, with many fruit. Producing up to 5-6 tons per acre the quality of the Marionberry is high, with flavor superior to the Boysen or Evergreen. Marionberries are well suited for use in local fresh markets and for commercial or home canning, freezing, pies, ice cream flavoring,... read more

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