Make delicious fresh cobbler with these black beauties. Use them on your cereal, make your own fresh juice or wine, or eat them right off the bush. You’ll start eating Kiowa in early June. This thorned variety grows 5-6’ tall with a 4-8’ spread.
Harvest: Early June Bearer. Blooms earlier and longer than most other blackberries.
Fruit: These huge, flavorful blackberries are quite impressive and weigh 11-13 grams – the largest of all the Arkansas varieties!
Facts of note: Orange rust resistant. Moderately resistant to anthracnose. Patent #9861 University of Arkansas.
Cane berries prefer a deep, well–drained, fertile soil and typically bear fruit on 2–year old wood with everbearers producing on first–year wood. They thrive in most soil types. Cane berries are versatile and hardy in the coldest climates where other fruits fail. Plant late winter to early spring. Space 2’–3’ in a row with 8’–10’ between rows.