RUBUS tricolor

Commonly known as Chinese bramble

Emerald green foliage covered in red bristles, white flowers and orange-red edible fruits
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Ovate, entire or very shallowly 3- to 5-lobed, glossy, dark-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long, heart-shaped at the bases.
  • White
  • Height
    60cm (24in)
  • Spread
    Indefinite
  • Ground cover
    These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
    Both creeping and arching shoots. Produces flowers 2.5cm (1in) across singly or in few-flowered terminal racemes followed by raspberry-like fruit to 2.5cm (1in) 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 tricolor

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Edible red fruit
    Place of origin
    China ( Sichuan and Yunnan)
  • Flower Shape
    Saucer-shaped
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Moderately fertile
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Buy Varieties of RUBUS tricolor

RUBUS tricolor 'Betty Ashburner'

RUBUS tricolor 'Betty Ashburner'

Ornamental bramble

hybrid tricolor with shiny green foliage and creamy-white flowers

 
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