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Click Here for 2024 Public Nursery Details Our online ordering has been suspended as we pepare pre-orders and get the nursery ready to open to the public starting May 3rd. While some products may show out of stock on the website, we have a good selection of extra stock that will be for sale during May from the farm.


Shipping of spring plants is now closed for the 2024 season! New orders will not be accepted.


All other items including merchandise and pantry items are still available for order online.

‘Baby Cakes®’ Blackberry

$26.00

Harvest fresh Blackberries from your patio or porch. This thornless bush is part of the Bushel and Berry® line of compact, ornamental berry bushes. In late spring and early summer, clusters of white flowers appear on well-branched, mounding plants. By midsummer, the blossoms have become full-size, juicy berries that are full of flavour, nutrients, and beneficial antioxidants. In most areas, Baby Cakes offers up a second crop of fruit in mid-fall. Plants reach 3-4’ tall making them perfect for small spaces or container gardening. Once they become established, they will fruit reliably for years. Plants are self-pollinating.

 

Pre-order now to pick up from the farm this spring!

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Plant Details

Latin: Rubus x ‘APF-236T’  CPBR#6059

Hardiness Zone: 4 – 8

Height: 3′ – 4′

Spread: 2′ – 3′

Suckering: Unknown

Bloom Time: Spring

Ripens: July & occasionally in fall

Flower Colour: White

Fruit Colour: Black

Foliage Colour: Green

Light Requirements: Full Sun

Soil Requirements: Well-drained

Attributes:

  • Edible Fruit
  • Ornamental Value
  • Patio/small spaces
  • Thornless

Special Considerations: Can be planted in the ground like normal blackberries, however, most likely not need trellising support over winter. If the goal is to plant into containers please read the Bushel and Berry™ Container Blackberry Growing Guide tab.

Bushel and Berry™ Container Blackberry Growing Guide

Growing Bushel and Berry™ Blackberries in containers:

Bushel and Berry® bushes are dwarf plants that require no trellising or staking. Upon arrival, replant in a 12–16″ container using good-quality potting soil. Place the container outdoors in full sun for the growing season. As your plant matures, you will likely need to put it in a 20–24″ diameter container. Your plant will start producing more fruit in the second year.

Fertilizing. Fertilize your plants in early spring and again in midsummer with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer (such as 18-18-18).

Pruning. Simply let your plant go dormant in the winter. In early spring, you should start to see new green sprouts coming up from both soil and on some of the old canes. The sprouts from the ground will become canes that will fruit the following year. Old canes with new growth emerging should fruit this year. Leave all the new shoots from the ground and old canes that have green leaves emerging. Cut all the dead canes with no new growth at ground level.

Wintering over. In colder climates (Zone 5), you can overwinter plants in their containers by storing them in a sheltered, unheated area such as a garage or shed once the leaves drop in fall. Be certain the soil is moist when the plant is brought under cover, and water very sparingly during the winter. Once every 6 weeks is generally sufficient. The intent is for the plant to go as dormant as possible. In spring, bring them outside when temperatures remain above 25°F and place in full sun.

In warmer climates where freeze-thaw cycles occur, store plants on a protected porch. Where freezing is not a concern, plants can remain outdoors in containers and enjoyed year-round.

Spring Plant Pre-Order Info

 
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We make it easier to grow your best garden!
What sets us apart from most nurseries, aside from our production growing experience with our products, is that we help you plan well in advance of the growing season by offering to reserve your plants for pickup or delivery in the spring! Our program has helped hundreds of customers secure their gardening desires since 2013!

 

DETAILS:

We strongly recommend ordering before April to secure your order. Orders are dependent on available inventory! Some stock may have limited available quantities.

We reserve the right to offer a substitution or refund if stock becomes unavailable. 

Orders will be reserved once payment has been received. Payment can be made by cheque, gift card, email money transfer or credit card. Please follow the instructions on your invoice.

To avoid delays in order fulfilment, we ask that all orders be paid in full by April 14. You will receive a friendly email reminder of your remaining balance or outstanding payments before these deadlines.

Some items are available to be purchased in bulk quantities. Please contact us for bulk orders.

 

PICKUP:

All spring plant pre-orders, that do not qualify for mail order shipping or home delivery, must be picked up May from the farm in Krestova. Please click here to see the dates and times. We will send an email confirming the available times for pickup.

 

FREE DELIVERY:

 Free Delivery on orders over $500, within 30 minutes from Krestova! Please contact us to arrange a delivery date after placing your order.

We do not offer home delivery on orders less than $500. 

 

SHIPPING:

Some items may be available to ship via Canada Post. You will be able to select a shipping method at checkout if your order qualifies.

Online order shipments will be sent out according to our Shipping Policy.

For more information please read the full Spring Plant Order Policy.

 

CANCELATIONS/REFUNDS:

Before March 31st: Orders may be cancelled and refunded minus a service fee (10% of total order value) to cover administrative and payment processing fees. 

After March 31st: Orders may be cancelled and refunded up to 50% of total order value. 

After May 1st: Orders may be cancelled without refund. 

*Due to the nature of working with live plant materials, full refunds (100%) will be offered due to inventory shortages. 

Pickup & Delivery

PICKUP:

All spring plant pre-orders, that do not qualify for mail order shipping or home delivery, must be picked up May from the farm in Krestova. Please click here to see the dates and times. We will send an email confirming the available times for pickup.

 

FREE DELIVERY:

 Free Delivery on orders over $500, within 30 minutes from Krestova! Please contact us to arrange a delivery date after placing your order.

We do not offer home delivery on orders less than $500. 

 

For more information please read the Spring Plant Order Policy.

Shipping Policy

SHIPPING UNAVAILABLE FOR THIS ITEM!

This item is for pick up only and does NOT qualify for shipping via Canada Post. View our SHIPPING POLICY to learn more.

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