Blackberry Plants

Protecting Blackberry Plants

Anonymous added on October 30, 2011 | Answered

Just wondering if I need to cover my blackberry plants with straw or hay? Or do I need to protect them in any way?

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    Answered on October 30, 2011

    If they were planted this year, then it would not hurt to mulch them with straw or leaves to give them a bit of extra protection. If they are established (more than 1 year old), they do not need to be mulched.

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