Giant Kiowa Blackberry
You simply won't believe the size of the fruit!
- SKU: 81567
- Zones: 4-9
- Height: 5 - 6 feet
- Bloom Time: Early summer. Harvest in midsummer.
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Giant Kiowa Blackberry
- Botanical NameRubus 'Kiowa'
- Ships As1 YEAR BAREROOT
- Height5 - 6 feet
- Spacing36 - 48 inches
- Spread4 - 8 feet
- Color Descriptionwhite
- Foliage TypeCompound leaves, mid green, pubescent
- Bloom TimeEarly summer. Harvest in midsummer.
- Flower FormOpen, single, rose-like flower borne 5- 10 per cluster, 1 - 2 clusters per stem
- Soil RequirementsTolerant of a wide range of soils, will be best in a well-drained, humus-enriched soil.
- Growth RateFast once established, which takes approximately 3 - 5 weeks
- PruningTrim canes to 4' - 5', remove unwanted ones Early spring
- Winter CareRequires a winter chilling for good fruit production.
- State RestrictionsAE AK GU HI PR
- FruitExtremely large, good flavor, produced through-out the season
- Planting InstructionsPlant at the same depth it is growing at in the container. Firm well and water in thoroughly. It is recommended to tie canes onto support wires
Plants, fertilizer and other supplies* will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below.
2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
Bulbs, Potted Plants and &
|1A-4B||4/29/19 - 6/21/19|
|5A||4/1/19 - 6/21/19|
|5B||3/18/19 - 6/21/19|
|6A-6B||3/4/19 - 6/21/19|
|7A-7B||2/25/19 - 6/21/19|
|8A-8B||2/18/19 - 5/24/19|
|9A-10B||2/11/19 - 5/24/19|
|Last Order Date||Zones 1-7: June 17th, 2019
Zones 8-10: May 20th, 2019
*Fertilizer and other supplies ordered apart from plant orders are typically shipped within 5 business days.
Based on the contents of your order, we always strive to ship the order complete and as early as possible. However, sometimes this may result in a delay of some items that are ready before others. Our customers have suggested that they would rather wait to receive their order as complete as possible. If you would like to receive part of your order ahead of time, please reach out to our customer service department and we can accommodate. Orders with large items may be shipped in more than one package. There is no extra charge if your order requires more than one package.
Bareroot perennials, trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant. This promotes optimum transit conditions and provides your new plant with the best opportunity for success in your garden.
Trees and other oversize items cannot be shipped to PO boxes.
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Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.