Berries Production Guide

Blackberries
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Spacing

This section was updated - 07 May 2012

There is considerable variation in spacing. Table 1 lists the commonly used distance and number of plants required.

Table 1. Blackberry plant spacing and number of plants required
Distance between Plants Meters Distance between Rows Meters Number of Plants Required
Hectare Acre
1.8 (6 ft) 3.6 (12 ft) 1,540 605
2.4 (8 ft) 2.4 (8 ft) 1,680 680
2.4 (8 ft) 2.7 (9 ft) 1,483 600
2.7 (9 ft) 2.7 (9 ft) 1,329 538
2.7 (9 ft) 3.0 (10 ft) 1,196 484

 

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