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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
  • 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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