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A mid season thornless blackberry with very large berries. Sweet with excellent flavour.

Origin: USA, 1988

Pollination: Apache is self-fertile and a pollinator is not necessary for producing a crop.  Pollination partners

Apache blackberry and hybrid berries produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but it is available through our custom bud-grafting service.

Propagation is carried out in late July / early August, and the grafted trees would be available for supply in December the following year (approximately 14 months later). You can choose the number of trees and the rootstock(s) you want the trees grafted on.

Read more about our Grafting service here.

If you wish to order a grafted tree of this variety please fill in our contact form in the first instance.

History and description of Apache

Apache is a thornless blackberry raised at the University of Arkansas Fruit Research Station, USA in 1988. It is a mid-season blackberry ripening in August. It produces very large, glossy black conical berries which can weigh up to 11g each. The berries are very sweet with excellent flavour. The canes are completely thornless, erect and establish very quickly. It is both heavy cropping and quick to start cropping. It has good disease resistance. It has attractive large white flowers.

Characteristics of Apache blackberry and hybrid berries

UseDual Cul & Des
Fruit size
Picking time
Season of useAugust
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habit
Pollination date0
Pollination group
PollinatorsPollination partners

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