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Rubus crataegifolius - Bunge.
                 
Common Name Korean raspberry
Family Rosaceae
USDA hardiness 4-8
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Waste ground and clearings in mountains[58]. Sunny thickets on slopes, forest margins, ravines and roadsides at elevations of 300 - 2500 metres[266].
Range E. Asia - China, Japan, Korea.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Fully Hardy Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun

Summary

Rubus crataegifolius Korean raspberry


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Physical Characteristics
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Rubus crataegifolius is a deciduous Shrub growing to 2.5 m (8ft 2in).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 5. It is in flower in June, and the seeds ripen from Jul to August. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects.Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms
R. morifolius. non Muehl. R. savatieri. R. wrightii.

Habitats
Woodland Garden Sunny Edge; Dappled Shade;
Edible Uses
Edible Parts: Fruit;  Leaves.
Edible Uses:

Fruit - raw or cooked[2, 74, 105]. The fruit is large and transparent, it is a raspberry with a sweet agreeable flavour[183]. The dark red fruit is about 10mm in diameter[266]. Leaves? - the record was unsure if they were edible.
Medicinal Uses
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None known
Other Uses
Dye.

A purple to dull blue dye is obtained from the fruit[168].
Cultivation details
Easily grown in a good well-drained loamy soil in sun or semi-shade[1, 11, 200]. Occasionally cultivated for its edible fruit, there is at least one named variety. 'Jingu Jengal' is a high-yielding selection from Korea with larger fruits, up to 2g in weight[183]. This species is a raspberry with biennial stems, it produces a number of new stems each year from the perennial rootstock, these stems fruit in their second year and then die[200]. Plants in this genus are notably susceptible to honey fungus[200].
Propagation
Seed - requires stratification and is best sown in early autumn in a cold frame. Stored seed requires one month stratification at about 3°c and is best sown as early as possible in the year. Prick out the seedlings when they are large enough to handle and grow on in a cold frame. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring of the following year. Cuttings of half-ripe wood, July/August in a frame[200]. Tip layering in July. Plant out in autumn. Division in early spring or just before leaf-fall in the autumn[200].
Other Names
Kuma-ichigo, Santtalgi,
Found In
Asia, Australia, China, Japan, Korea, Manchuria, Russia,
Weed Potential

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
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Elizabeth H.
Heinrich E. Weber Fri Dec 2 2005
The fist line of synomyns should run: Rubus morifolius Siebold - non P. J. Mueller
Elizabeth H.
Marko Markkanen Fri Jul 24 2009
Shrub, deciduous, 1-2 m tall, in forest and field, distributes throughout the nation. Fruits are eaten raw or used for wine. Info originated here http://www.nature.go.kr:8888/plant/plant_resource2.jsp
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