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RUBUS odoratus

Commonly known as American bramble, Flowering raspberry

Vigorous suckering and spreading shrub with attractive purplish pink flowers and edible red fruit
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Large, broadly ovate, 5-lobed, velvety, dark-green leaves to 24cm (10in) long.
  • Purple
    Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
    Solid purple.
  • Height
    2.5m (8ft) or more
  • Spread
    2.5m (8ft) or more
  • Tall Shrub
    Fast-growing, thicket-forming with spineless shoots. Produces panicles of flowers to 5cm (2in) across, followed by flattened, hemispherical fruit to 2cm (¾in) across.
  • 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
  • Partial shade

RUBUS odoratus

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Red fruit edible, but bland.
    Place of origin
    Eastern North America
  • Flower Shape
    Cup-shaped
    Shallowly cup-shaped
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Suitable for a large shrub border
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Lobed
    (see photos above)
    Serrate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 2
    Suitable for: Deciduous shrubs and trees that flower in Spring or early Summer on previous year's growth, including plants that produce new growth at or near ground level.
    Pruning: Prune flowered shoots to strong buds. Cut back approximately 1/4 of old shoots to the base to promote replacement growth.
    When: Annually, after flowering.

  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Bird friendly
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2.5m (8ft) or more
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft) or more
 

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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