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RUBUS thibetanus

Commonly known as Silver fern

Leaves silvery grey, flowers purple, fruits black or red
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  • Deciduous
  • 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 - erect, thicket-forming with arching prickly shoots conspicuously white-bloomed in winter. Produces flowers 1cm (½in) across, mainly from the upper leaf axils followed by spherical fruit to 1.5cm (½in) across.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Ornamental bark -
  • Pests & Diseases - grey mould (botrytis)
  • Place of origin - western China
  • Flower Shape - Saucer-shaped -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Silver -
  • 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.

    RHS groups 2 & 3
  • 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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