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RUBUS cockburnianus

Commonly known as Chinese bramble

Tall growing ornamental bramble with fine grey stems and foliage
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  • Deciduous - ovate, pinnate leaves to 20cm (8in) long with 5-7, sometimes 9, diamond-shaped leaflets.
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - solid purple.
  • Height - 2m (6½ft) or more.
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft) or more.
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - thicket-forming shrub. Arching thicket-forming shrub with prickly shoots. Produces flowers to 1cm (½in) across in terminal racemes in summer.
  • Tall Shrub
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - prune back to about 30cm (1ft) every one or two years to encourage new shoots
  • Ornamental bark
  • Pests & Diseases - grey mould (botrytis)
  • Place of origin - China
  • Flower Shape - Saucer-shaped -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 6
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs or climbers that need little to no pruning.
    Action: Trim back shoots that spoil symmetry and to fit available space.
    When: Annually after flowering if on previous year's growth, or in later Winter or Spring if flowering on current year's growth, or as requires.

    RHS group 9 & 11
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - moderately fertile
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Bird friendly
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2m (6½ft) or more.
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft) or more.
 

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Commonly known as: Chinese bramble.
Young foliage glowing golden yellow mellowing to lime yellow, small rose-purple flowers. Thrives in all types of soils. Very hardy
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