Blackberries are relatives to the raspberry. They’re considered both a fruit and a weed; in fact, some countries consider the blackberry to be an invasive species. They contain a sizable portion of the daily recommended dosage for dietary fiber.
Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:
Spring: Perennial plant (produce for multiple years).
Fall: TRANSPLANTS: Plant outdoors in fall or winter.
Preferred Growing Climate: Full sun
Planting Depth: 1″ deeper than grown in nursery
Plant Spacing: 3′ for upright varieties, 4′ for trailing varieties
Days to Germinate: N/A
Days to Harvest: Berries are ripe mid-summer – August
Pairs Well With:
Other berries and fruits, jams
Amount per 100 grams
% Daily Value*
Total fat: 0.5 g ? ?0%
Saturated fat: 0 g ? ?0%
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.3 g
Monounsaturated fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg ? ?0%
Sodium: 1 mg ? ?10
Potassium: 162 mg ? ?4%
Total Carbohydrate: 10 g ? ?3%
Dietary fiber: 5 g ? ?20%
Sugar: 4.9 g
Protein: 1.4 g ? ?2%
Vitamin A: 4% ? ?Vitamin C: 35%
Calcium: 2% ? ?Iron: 3%
Vitamin D: 0% ? ?Vitamin B-6: 0%
Vitamin B-12: 0% ? ?Magnesium: 5%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.