• On sale!
Rubus fruticosus 'Merton Thornless' - autumn fruit
  • Rubus fruticosus 'Merton Thornless' - autumn fruit

Rubus fruticosus 'Merton Thornless'

£12.95
£11.66 Save 10%

(Blackberry) Rubus fruticosus 'Merton Thornless' is a vigorous branching shrub producing masses of large, tasty blackberries in early autumn.

Supplied Size
Quantity
In Stock

  Our mail order service is operating as normal.

(Delivery within approximately 4 - 6 working days)

  £7.95 P&P for ANY number of plants to most of UK. Free P&P for orders over £250.

Surcharges apply for Highlands/Islands. We cannot deliver to Northern Ireland or Eire.

Rubus fruticosus 'Merton Thornless' is a vigorous branching shrub producing masses of large, tasty blackberries in early autumn. The stems are free of thorns.

Robust and hardy, the best crops of fruit will be seen if planted in a sunny position with some shelter from very strong winds. The fruits can be eaten fresh or may be used to make delicious jellies, pies or cakes.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. Tolerates damp (but not waterlogged) soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
  • Habit: Rubus fruticosus 'Merton Thornless' grows to be a medium sized spreading shrub.
    • Height: 2 m (6 ft) .
    • Spread: 22.5 m (6 - 8 ft)
7 Items

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Soil Type: Acid, Special: Coastal Areas
Special Features
Fruit - Edible, Good for Wildlife (Birds), Honey Fungus Resistant

Similar plants

Ribes 'Invicta'

Ribes 'Invicta'

New Price Each £9.95
Rubus phoenicolasius

Rubus phoenicolasius

New Price Each £16.95
Vaccinium corymbosum 'Bluecrop'

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Bluecrop'

New Price Each £15.00
Rubus ulmifolius 'Bellidiflorus'

Rubus ulmifolius 'Bellidiflorus'

Regular price £15.00 -40% New Price Each £9.00
  • On sale!