Arapaho is the earliest ripening thornless blackberry. Large, colorful red and black berries. Tasty, firm fruit with small seeds great for jams and syrups. Yields vary greatly depending on region but can produce up to 8 to 10 quarts of fruit. Ripens in early to mid June. Self-supporting plant (does not need a trellis). Patented version is known for its disease resistance and ease of picking. Heat tolerant, requires acidic soil (5.5 - 6.5). You can purchase soil acidifier from any garden center. 1-year-old #1 bareroot bushes, 6" to 12" (zones 4-9)
Note: The "Arapaho" blackberry is self pollinating aka self-fruitful (do not require another type of blackberry to pollinate). If planting multiple blackberries space plants 2 to 4 feet apart.
Arapaho is the earliest ripening, erect, thornless blackberry. Large, colorful glossy red and black fruit. Tasty, firm berry with small seeds good for jams and syrups. Hardy, heat tolerant, needs acidic soil. Ripens in June. (zones 4-9)