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Rubus species - .

Common Name Hybrid Berries
Family Rosaceae
USDA hardiness 5-9
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Not known in the wild.
Range A range of garden hybrids.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Fully Hardy Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Rubus species Hybrid Berries


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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Rubus species is a deciduous Shrub growing to 3 m (9ft 10in) at a fast rate.
It is hardy to zone (UK) 6. It is in flower from May to September, and the seeds ripen from Jul to October. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects, Apomictic.The plant is self-fertile.
It is noted for attracting wildlife.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils and can grow in very acid and very alkaline soils.
It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil and can tolerate drought. The plant can tolerates strong winds but not maritime exposure.

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Habitats

Edible Uses

Fruit - raw or cooked[200].

Medicinal Uses

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None known

Other Uses

None known

Cultivation details

Easily grown in a good well-drained loamy soil[1, 11, 200]. Succeeds in acid and calcareous soils[186]. Succeeds in sun or semi-shade[1, 11, 200], though it fruits less well in the shade[202]. Established plants are drought resistant[132]. Hardy to about -15°c[202]. This species has 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. This plant is a cultivar and will not breed true from seed. 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]. Plant them out direct into their permanent positions.

Other Names

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Found In

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :

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