Blackberry Plants typically ship between December and late April.
The Caddo thorn-less blackberry is a new release from the University of Arkansas. A thornless high-flavor blackberry with high fruit quality, excellent post harvest fruit-handling potential, consistent high yields and excellent plant health. The berries are larger than Osage and Ouachita.
Caddo is an early-ripening cultivar, Its average first harvest date is June 8 in west central Arkansas, beginning harvest about two days later than Natchez.
Caddo can be a commercial cultivar with good potential for shipping, or an option for local-market production and home gardens.
Chill hour requirement is around 300 hours, Zones 5-9.