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Rubus Occidentalis

Botanical Name:

Rubus occidentalis

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

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Fruit, Shrubs, Shrub, Edible, Native Plant, Perennial

Lifespan

Perennial

Plant Height

6-12 ft.

Flower

Not very showy. White, five-petaled flowers. Second year canes develop short branches that terminate in flowers. Flowers bloom from April to June.

Fruit

This compound drupe is initially white, later becomes red, and finally turns black-purple when it is mature. Each drupe consists of multiple drupelets, each drupelet containing a single seed. Fruits are available June-July., Black, Red

Benefits
Attracts

Birds

Warning

Plant has thorns or prickles.

Taxonomy

Order

Rosales

Family

Rosaceae

Genus

Rubus

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