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Rubus calophyllus

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(Briar) Rubus calophyllus is an unusual shrub native to parts of China, Bhutan, Tibet and North India with arching branches and very handsome deeply veined leaves.

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Rubus calophyllus is an unusual shrub native to parts of China, Bhutan, Tibet and North India with arching branches and very handsome deeply veined leaves. Leaves are dark green in the underside covered with fine silvery hairs. Established plants have dark red flowers once established and orange-red fruit in autumn.

Most suited for a position in full sun or light, dappled shade with shelter from cold winds. Not suitable for cold, exposed sites.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Somewhat hardy. best in a warm, sheltered position and may require protection in cold winters.
  • Flowering Period: May.
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate to vigorous.
  • Habit: Rubus calophyllus grows to be a medium sized densely branching shrub if left unpruned.
    • Height: 2.5 m (8 ft)
    • Spread: 2 - 2.5 m (6 - 8 ft)
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Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Acid
Special Features
Rare and Unusual, Leaf Shape - Unusual or Large, Honey Fungus Resistant

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