This map shows the winter minimum temperature suitability of this crop in the state of Illinois.
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Rubus argutus

Common Name(s): Blackberry
Family: Rosaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Invasiveness: Noxious weed:HI
Growing Days: 120
Precipitation: 39 to 51 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -13° (F)
Soil pH: 4.5 to 7
Soil Texture/Type: With organic matter
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity: Full sun
Southeast US. Weed. Limiting factor is lack of cold hardiness. Moderate drought and no salt tolerances.
Pythium, Sclerotinia, Anthrachose, Rhizoctonia, Powdery Mildew, Rust
Food - fruit


Geographical Origin:
North America
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