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Rubus arizonicus - (Greene.)Rydb.
                 
Common Name Arizona Dewberry
Family Rosaceae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Partial shade by streams.
Range N. America - Arizona.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun

Summary

Rubus arizonicus Arizona Dewberry


Rubus arizonicus Arizona Dewberry
   
Physical Characteristics
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Rubus arizonicus is a deciduous Shrub growing to 0.2 m (0ft 8in). 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. arizonensis. Focke.

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

Fruit - raw or cooked[105, 257]. The fruit can be pressed into cakes then dried and stored for later use[257].
Medicinal Uses
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None known
Other Uses
Dye.

A purple to dull blue dye is obtained from the fruit[168]. A good ground cover plant.
Cultivation details
We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though judging by its native range it could succeed outdoors at least in the milder parts of the country. There is some confusion over the name, we have used R. arizonicus, but R. arizonensis has also been mentioned. It is possible that these are two different species but we have chosen to put R. arizonensis as a synonym for this species. It requires further investigation. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus. Easily grown in a good well-drained loamy soil in sun or semi-shade[1, 11, 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. Division in early spring or just before leaf-fall in the autumn[200].

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
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