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Q.Blackberry issue

Zone 7 | retiresoon45 added on January 30, 2012 | Answered

When picking blackberries, They are blackish and very sweet. The next day, they are reddish and not sweet. Help on why, please.

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Answered on February 5, 2012

Some varieties of blackberries turn reddish in color inbetween the green stage and the ripe stage. I suspect that your red berries are still just a little under-ripe. Give them some more time to ripen before picking.

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