Tupi (Thorny) (PI 638226) Uruguay blackberry × Comanche Rio Grande do Sul, Embrapa, Brazil. Early to mid-season ripening cultivar. Huge 7-9g berries. Well-balanced taste : one of the sweetest varieties with greatest flavor. Canes are erected. One of the most popular cultivars in Mexico. Perfect plant for Southern states. Heat tolerant . Easy to grow. Zone: 6-9. 1yo plants.