Blackberry

 

Rubus ursinus roseborough"

 

Roseaceae

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Form: Bramble, shrub, ground cover
Seasonality: Perennial
Size: 5 feet high by 1 ft wide
Flowers: White in spring, fragrant
Leaves; 3-5 heavily toothed leaflets per stem, medium green, obvious veining

Fruit: Black berry in summer, edible
Stems: Green, semi-erect to mounding
Range/Origin: USA; Pacific northwest
Hardiness: USDA zones 5 - 10

Comments: Little litter, sharp horns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Exposure: Full to partial sun
  • Water: Moderate
  • Soil: Most common soils
  • Propagation: Seed, cuttings
  • Maintenance: Some, prune and divide to increase fruiting

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