Blackberry Plants

Do Blackberries Spread?

angellrm added on July 19, 2014 | Answered

I have raspberries and they would take over the yard if I let them. Wondering if Blackberries are the same.

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Answered on July 20, 2014

There are probably hundreds of varieties of blackberry, some of which could be rampant and invasive in your area, and some of which are not. For information on which would be good cultivars to plant, and where to get them, you can consult your county Extension Service. This link will help you find one:
Here's an article on pruning berry bushes (would apply to red raspberry also):
An alternative is to plant berries in containers:

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