This map shows the winter minimum temperature suitability of this crop in the state of Illinois.
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Rubus allegheniensis
Synonyms: R. nigrobaccus

Common Name(s): Allegheny blackberry
Family: Rosaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 120
Precipitation: 30 to 47 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -29° (F)
Soil pH: 4.6 to 7.5
Soil Texture/Type: Medium fine; with organic matter
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity: Shade tolerant
Eastern US. Moderate fertility and moisture requirements. High drought tolerance. No salinity resistance.
Pythium, Sclerotinia, Anthrachose, Rhizoctonia, Powdery Mildew, Rust
Food - fruit


Geographical Origin:
North America
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