Plant Care Common Blackberry

Common Blackberry

Also known as

Allegheny Blackberry, Allegheny Blackberry, Allegheny blackberry and common blackberry


Rubus allegheniensis

How to care for Common Blackberry


How often to water your Common Blackberry

Water needs for Common Blackberry
0.5 cups
every 9

Common Blackberry needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Los Angeles, California.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Common Blackberry

Water 0.5 cups every

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Common Blackberry in Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, California

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Growing Common Blackberry in Los Angeles right now

Light needs for plant Common Blackberry in Los Angeles, California

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

February 7th, 2023

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Los Angeles is currently medium 👌.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…

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Light needs for plant Common Blackberry in Los Angeles, California

Sunlight will increase by 35.2% ☀️

February 8th, 2023

Los Angeles is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Los Angeles is expected to increase by 35.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 13.9 megajoules of energy …

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Light needs for plant Common Blackberry in Los Angeles, California

Daylight will increase by 1.0 hours 📈

February 8th, 2023

This month, Los Angeles is getting an average of 9.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 10.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 11.0 total hours of…

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Finding light for Allegheny Blackberry in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Common Blackberry: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Common Blackberry love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Los Angeles, California ⛅.

Common Blackberry does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Common Blackberry

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Common Blackberry: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Common Blackberry after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Common Blackberry

Nutrient needs for plant Common Blackberry in Los Angeles, California

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

February 6th, 2023

The growing potential in Los Angeles is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to r…

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Difficulty Level

Common Blackberry is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Care Summary for Common Blackberry

Common Blackberry

Common Blackberry

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Los Angeles, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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