This map shows the winter minimum temperature suitability of this crop in the state of Illinois.
Winter Minimum Map
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Rubus frondosus

Common Name(s): Blackberry
Family: Rosaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days:
Winter Minimum: -9° (F)
Soil pH: 4.5 to 7.5
Soil Texture/Type: Deep sandy, with organic matter
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity:
Female tonic. Major limiting factor is lack of cold hardiness in cultivars.
Crop not found in disease search.
Food - fruit


Geographical Origin:
North America
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