Plant Care Common Blackberry

Common Blackberry

Also known as

Allegheny Blackberry, Allegheny Blackberry, Allegheny blackberry and common blackberry

Taxonomy

Rubus allegheniensis
Rubus
Rosaceae
Rosales

How to care for Common Blackberry

Water

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 Raleigh, North Carolina.

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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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 Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh, North Carolina

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Growing Common Blackberry in Raleigh right now

Light needs for plant Common Blackberry in Raleigh, North Carolina

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 28th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Raleigh is currently low 📉.

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

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Light needs for plant Common Blackberry in Raleigh, North Carolina

Sunlight will increase by 30% ☀️

January 29th, 2023

Raleigh is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Raleigh is expected to increase by 30% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.4 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant Common Blackberry in Raleigh, North Carolina

Daylight will increase by 0.9 hours 📈

January 29th, 2023

This month, Raleigh is getting an average of 7.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 8.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.6 total hours of dayl…

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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 Raleigh, North Carolina ⛅.

Common Blackberry does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

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 Raleigh, North Carolina

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

January 30th, 2023

The growing potential in Raleigh 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 repot…

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FAQs
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:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Raleigh, North Carolina, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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