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Rubus Idaeus

Botanical Name:

Rubus idaeus

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Shrub, Edible, Perennial

Lifespan

Perennial

Flower

Flowers are in clusters, but are occasionally solitary. Each flower has five petals, five sepals, five bracts, numerous stamens, and several pistils clustered on a cone-shaped core known as a receptacle. Blooms from April to June.

Fruit

Botanically the fruits are not berries (though they are usually called berries)– they are instead made of many small drupes. The fruits hold together in a hollow cone. Cultivars exist in various colors and tend to be more productive than the straight species., Red

Benefits
Attracts

Birds

Warning

Plant has thorns or prickles.

Taxonomy

Order

Rosales

Family

Rosaceae

Genus

Rubus

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