Blackberries

I Wonder Why ... ?
6:00 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Why did blackberry brambles become such a NW problem?

Bellamy Pailthorp KPLU

“It just doesn’t like to stop. It’s very tenacious.”

If you have property in the Pacific Northwest, there’s one plant you’ve most likely encountered … and battled – The Himalayan Blackberry.

It’s enemy No.1 in the Northwest. So, where did this plant come from and why did it become such a pervasive pain in the garden?

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