The Best Dirt for a Blackberry Bush

Blackberries grow well in almost any soil as long as the drainage is good, according to the Oregon State University Extension. The shrubs thrive in soil that has a pH between 5.5 and 7.

Keywords: growing blackberries, blackberry bush, soil for blackberries

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Aileen Clarkson has been an award-winning editor and reporter for more than 20 years, earning three awards from the Society of Professional Journalists. She has worked for several newspapers, including "The Washington Post" and "The Charlotte Observer." Clarkson earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of Florida.