Ponca Blackberry


Wow, they just released Caddo. I was going to try it, but it ripens at the worst SWD time.
This one sounds even better glad I didn’t order Caddo, I will order this one. Ponca is firmer than Caddo, sweeter, and ripens earlier before SWD hits here. This is a winner for me! Thanks for posting! Looks like next year it will be around. It’s being propagated now.


anyone seen ponca on the market yet? i’m interesting in snagging a few plants, but a google search doesn’t identify any retail sellers.

No, but my guess is they will probably will be next year.

Nourse Farms has Ponca available to order. I have 10 due to ship early March next year.

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Thanks for the tip. I ordered it too. Pense berry farm sells it too and I can buy a single plant but unfortunately they don’t ship to California :frowning_face:

I don’t see Ponca listed at Nourse anymore, so maybe they are already sold out?

They removed it earlier today

I placed my order through Pense back at the end of July, in my zone I believe I’ll be getting them in the spring.


Nourse no longer has it linked from their blackberry webpage, but the page for Ponca is still there. I suspect they don’t want it to be ordered for now so please look but don’t order without contacting them first.


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I actually found that through a google search, but even though it says you just added it to your cart if you try to buy it when you go to your cart there is nothing there. So it is fully disconnected from purchasing.

Just got my Ponca in from Pense! Planted them in containers for now, keeping through the winter and building beds in spring. The blueberry plant is of nice size too, came completely dormant


i love pences plants ! nice big plants with huge roots!

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Arrived bareroot a few weeks ago from Ison’s, currently indoors.


Simmons Plant Farm has the Ponca. https://www.simmonsplantfarm.com/blackberries

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