Blackberry Plants
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Blackberry and Raspberry

Anonymous added on February 8, 2011 | Answered

Your advice suggests not planting raspberry plants within 300 feet of wild blackberries. What makes wild ones different than new ones planted? How about blueberries?

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Nikki
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Answered on February 9, 2011

Wild blackberries can carry fungus and viruses that can make your raspberries sterile (more information here: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/blackberries/blackberries-not-fruiting.htm. Ones you buy from the store should be certified virus and fungus free. This problem does not affect blueberries.

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