Blackberry Plants
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BlackBerry plants

Zone Zone 9 | Anonymous added on March 2, 2019 | Answered

After planting my berries last spring they began to loose their leaves and the branches have stopped growing. Do berry plants go dormant in winter ?

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    Downtoearthdigs
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    Answered on March 3, 2019

    Yes, they usually prefer a dormancy to fruit properly. They really like to have a period under 40 degrees for some time. You can find the chill hours for your specific variety with a google search.

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