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Rubus phoenicolasius
Japanese Wineberry

Rubus phoenicolasius
Rubus phoenicolasius
Rubus phoenicolasius
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Description

A beautiful Japanese briar with rich coppery or burnished-red, bristly stems in winter and tasyy, bright red, edible fruits in midsummer. In our opinion, it is well worth cultivating simply as a fruiting plant, but it also happens to be very ornamental and makes an attractive garden feature. The fruits may be used to make delicious jellies, pies or cakes.

Supplied Size: 2L deep containers (approx 3 years old, 30 - 50 cm tall)


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
  • Habit: Rubus phoenicolasius grows to be a medium sized spreading shrub.
    • Height: 2 m (6 ft) .
    • Spread: 2.5 m (8 ft)
  • Notes: Rubus phoenicolasius is biennial, meaning that the canes grow one year and fruit the next

Plant Video

A 6 year old Rubus phoenicolasius covered in fruit, growing in our woodland gardens. We made this video shortly before harvesting all the fruit to make a pie. Very tasty!



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