Blackberry Plants
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I Bought One Blackberry Bush 4 Years Ago, and Still Doesn’t Blossom

Zone zone -4 | farmboydel added on August 18, 2012 | Answered

Why doesn't my blackberry bush blossom? It is very healthy and I bought from a reputable nursery. It continues to grow and spread, but still no blossoms, so no fruit.

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Nikki
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Answered on August 20, 2012

The amount of nitrogen is too high, which results in more foliage growth and little to no blooming/fruiting. Add a phosphorus rich fertilizer or bone meal to the soil to encourage flowering, and in turn more fruiting, and this should help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/phosphorus-plant-growth.htm

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