Cutleaf Blackberry (Laciniatus)

The Cutleaf Blackberry (Laciniatus) is generally described as a perennial vine or subshrub. This is not native to the U.S. (United States) and has its most active growth period in the spring and summer . The Cutleaf Blackberry (Laciniatus) has green foliage and inconspicuous white flowers, with an abuncance of conspicuous black fruits or seeds. The greatest bloom is usually observed in the early summer, with fruit and seed production starting in the summer and continuing until fall. Leaves are retained year to year. The Cutleaf Blackberry (Laciniatus) has a short life span relative to most other plant species and a rapid growth rate. At maturity, the typical Cutleaf Blackberry (Laciniatus) will reach up to 12 feet high, with a maximum height at 20 years of 12 feet.

The Cutleaf Blackberry (Laciniatus) is not commonly available from nurseries, garden stores and other plant dealers and distributors. It can be propagated by bare root, container, seed, sprigs. Note that cold stratification is not required for seed germination and the plant cannot survive exposure to temperatures below -33°F. has low tolerance to drought and restricted water conditions.

Plant Basics
Category
Growth Rate Rapid
General Type Vine, Subshrub
Growth Period Spring, Summer
Growth Duration Perennial
Lifespan Short
Plant Nativity Introduced to U.S.
Commercial Availability No Known Source
Physical Characteristics
Bloom Period Early Summer
Displays Fall Colors No
Shape/Growth Form Thicket Forming
Drought Tolerance Low
Shade Tolerance Tolerant
Height When Mature 12
Vegetative Spread Rapid
Flower Color White
Flower Conspicuousness Yes
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Seasonality Summer Fall
Gardening Characteristics
Propagations (Ways to Grow) Bare Root, Container, Seed, Sprigs
Moisture Requirements Medium
Cold Stratification Required Yes
Minimum Temperature -33
Soil Depth for Roots 12
Toxic to Nearby Plants No
Toxic to Livestock No
After-Harvest Resprout Ability Yes
Responds to Coppicing No
Growth Requirements
pH Range 5.2–7.7 pH
Precipitation Range 32–32 inches/yr
Planting Density 1200–4800 indiv./acre
Soil Textures Fine, Medium
Soil Depth for Roots 12
Minimum Frost-Free Days 150 day(s)
Salinity Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance High
Sustainability & Use
Leaf Retention Yes
Palatability High
Fire Resistant No
Causes Livestock Bloating None

Source: USDA, NRCS, PLANTS Database, plants.usda.gov.
National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA