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about 1 month ago

Blackberries dying before ripening

My 3 year old blackberry plant is huge, has tons of flowers but the fruits are starting to die before it ripens (Also it seems the plant is flowering little too early). I had...

1 answer · 107 visits

5 months ago

Unknown damage

Not sure what is going on here as I am new to gardening and especially growing blackberries. Leaves started with grayish/white markes that you see in pic number 2 then turned...

1 answer · 252 visits

7 months ago

Larvae in blackberries

Hello! I´m a blackberry producer and I´ve been notice some larvae in the fruit. I show you a picture. Do you recognize them? Can you help me? Thank you.

Sintra, Portugal
3 answers · 261 visits

9 months ago

Leaf spots & bug w/ web on blackberry leaves

There are spots on my wild (transplanted 2-3 wks. ago from bank of a creek in Oklahoma) blackberry bush (see pic), and a silky dense web in the center valley of two leaves near...

Lawton, Oklahoma
0 answers · 234 visits

9 months ago

Blackberry branches falling off

Each spring my thornless blackberry shrub gets some kind of branch fall off. Some branches fall off at the very bottom of the plant. I have tried to closely look at the ends of...

0 answers · 262 visits

9 months ago

Blackberry problems

We have thornless blackberry vines that yield a lot of large berries. The problem is a good share of them have some dried brown seeds and also clear/whitish ones that look...

1 answer · 407 visits

10 months ago

Fruit didn't develop

My blackberries never fully developed, they blossomed, and then didn't produce a fully developed berry. The plant looks healthy, and some berries have started forming on a...

1 answer · 381 visits

about 1 year ago

blackberry pest

last fall we were getting larvae in our ripened blackberries. What are they & is there a treatment?

1 answer · 417 visits

about 1 year ago

Leaves yellowing & drying on the edges

The leaves are yellowing and look dry on the edges. They are mature , in containers, outdoor partial shade, and get watered regularly. What could this be?

2 answers · 646 visits

almost 2 years ago

Curled leaves

I have coopers thornless blackberry plants, the canes coming up for next years Berrys some are ok but others are coming up with very tightly curled leaves. Can you tell me...

Central penna.
1 answer · 1,030 visits

almost 2 years ago

White seeds

My berries have a lot of white seeds. What causes this and how do I remedy it?

1 answer · 1,073 visits

almost 3 years ago

Help identifying blackberry insect

I've been seeing some of these insects in my blackberry soil, I don't know if they are beneficial or not. How to get rid of them if I had to

1 answer · 1,511 visits

almost 4 years ago

whats wrong with my blackberries?

Would anybody be able to tell me what is causing this to happen to my blackberries? Many of the berries have this pink colour but some are perfect. The berries taste quite tart...

4 answers · 3,736 visits

about 4 years ago

Growing blackberry in FL

Hey! I love blackberrys and I would really like to grow them in the yard. I hear they prefer cold temperatures, what are the chances I could grow them here in Florida? I'm just...

1 answer · 1,403 visits