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Blackberry 'Merton Thornless'

Common Name: Blackberry

Plant Family: Rosaceae

Blackberry 'Merton Thornless'
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Price:  £7.50
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Availability:  

  

8 in stock

Size/Qty:  3 litre pot


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/ Situation:  Kitchen Garden
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Flower Colour:  White
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Berries or Fruit:  Yes
Habit/Shape:  Arching
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  No preference
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Cooking Use:  Jellies and Jams


Thornless variety with heavy crops of large fruits to 1 inch in length from August to Sept. Compact growth, good for small gardens. Grow in moist but well drained soil in sun. Light shade is tolerated but less fruit will be produced. Plant 2m (7ft) apart.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

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Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


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