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Rubus coreanus
Rubus coreanus
Rubus coreanus
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Available Spring 2016 - Native to parts of China, Japan and Korea, Rubus coreanus is an stunning plant with prickly, silver stems in summer which turn vibrant mahogany brown/red in winter. The older stems stay the lovely dark colour in the following years.

Clusters of flowers in early summer are followed by edible yet small, dark red or purplish black fruit in late summer or early autumn. Rubus coreanus is an ornamental garden plant.

Supplied Size: Sorry, now sold out.

  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Moist, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: June - July.
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
  • Habit: Rubus coreanus grows to be a medium sized densely branching shrub if left un-pruned.
    • Height: up to 2.5 m (8 ft) or up to 1.5 m (5 ft) if pruned yearly.
    • Spread: 2.5 m (8 ft)
  • Pruning: Rubus coreanus produces a number of new stems each year from the perennial rootstock, these stems fruit in their second year and then die and can be pruned out.


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