Plant Care Thornless Blackberry

Thornless Blackberry

Also known as

Elmleaf Blackberry, Elmleaf Blackberry, elmleaf blackberry, thornless blackberry and zarzamora


Rubus ulmifolius

How to care for Thornless Blackberry


How often to water your Thornless Blackberry

Water needs for Thornless Blackberry
0.5 cups
every 9

Thornless Blackberry needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Elmleaf Blackberry in your home

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

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

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Thornless Blackberry does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Thornless Blackberry

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Thornless 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 Thornless Blackberry after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Thornless Blackberry

Thornless Blackberry

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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