RUBUS henryi

Commonly known as Bramble

Grows up to 15 feet and flowers from JUN-AUG with edible fruits from AUG-SEPT. Rare and unusual species
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RUBUS henryi

 
Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£20.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021

 

  • Evergreen
    deeply 3-lobed, glossy, dark green leaves to 12cm (5in) long, white-felted beneath.
  • Shades of pink All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height
    5m (16ft)
  • Climber Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging
    Scrambling climber with slender, white-hairy shoots. Produces long racemes of pink flowers 2cm (¾in) across followed by spherical, glossy black fruit 1.5cm (½in) 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
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases - grey mould (Botrytis)
  • Place of origin
    western and central China
  • Flower Shape
    Cup-shaped
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Lobed see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate 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
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil - moderately fertile.
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
  • Bird friendly
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