||Growing 5 acres of blackberries for 10+ years at The Owasso Tree and Berry Farm has been a challenging and learning experience. We have experimented with many old as well as new varieties and different methods of growing the berries.
We currently have several varieties of thornless blackberries:
Natchez, Avail 2016
Osage, Avail 2016
Prime-Ark Freedom, Avail 2016
Ouchita, to be AVAIL 2017
Columbia Giant, to be AVAIL 2018
Tues and Thurs, 7-Noon
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All of our berries are mulched for weed control, cane management, and moisture and temperature control.
Our fields are mowed weekly, canes are pruned into a hedge row, or on a trellis making maintenance and picking a breeze.
All of our blackberry varieties are thornless, no protection is necessary.
We furnish pails for picking and juice absorbent fiber cartons for transporting.
Our season normally starts early June and runs for 4-6 weeks - weather permitting. Check our
"News From the Farm" page, or give us a Call: (918) 272-9445.
Blackberries and blueberries are perishable fruit so we only pick in the morning when most days, it is some what
cooler. Berries need to be refrigerated as soon as possible after picking, and generally will last 3-5 days in the
Blackberries and blueberries are very nutritional fruit. A 1 cup serving (140gm) of blackberries provides 50% of
Vitamin C, 10% of Folate and 22% Fiber of your daily requirements. Blackberries are also a good source for
Potassium, Calcium and Iron. In addition the compound Ellagic Acid identified as an anticarcinogen is found in
Fresh blackberries and blueberries are great for cobblers, jams, jellies, ice cream and cereal toppings. They also
freeze very well for later use. We have Berry Recipes available to
print. (MS doc file)
The only place you can find vine ripened blackberries is a local grown produce stand or a you-pick farm. Blackberries
do not ripen once they are picked, and once ripe are too perishable to ship. If you have not eaten a vine ripened
blackberry you have not lived!!!
You Pick 'em blackberries: $4/lb
Pre-picked blackberries: $5/lb
(1 Pound Equates to a level Quart)
You Pick 'em blueberries: $5.50/lb
Pre-Picked blueberries: $7/lb
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