The Chickasaw blackberry bush is a thick, hardy berry bush that sometimes will have thorns to pick through and some will not. The stalks on this bush is thick and can easily be trained to climb a trellis or be strung up so that it can climb. The blackberry bush can withstand harsh winters and will return year after year. Once this berry bush gets well established it is hard to get rid of if you don’t dig up all the roots. The blackberry bush loves full sun and grows best in sandy, acidic soil. It does well in zones 5 to 10 and the scientific name is Fruticosus Chickasaw.