Atherton Raspberry growing shrub‎ of the genus Rubus also known as Queensland Raspberry, Atherton Raspberry perennial evergreen thorny plant, grows in tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 12+.

Flower color white sometimes a little bit purplish with 5 petals, the size of the flower 1.5 cm.

Atherton Raspberry flowers

Fruit red small, fruit assembled from small cells that put together a round shape, when pick the Atherton Raspberry fruits the fruits the torus stay on the branch

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Requirements for Atherton Raspberry growing and care:

Requirements for Atherton Raspberry growing and care:
Warm weather, moist

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant /Vegetative Reproduction / Seeds possible but not recommend

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but easier

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Recommended planting season?
Winter, spring, summer

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn, winter

How to prune:
Inside branches, design the shape

Size of the plant?
0.5-1.2 m, 20-48 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
White flower sometimes a little bit purplish, 1.5 cm, with 5 petals

Pollination is done by:
Bees and more

Fruit information

Fruit harvest season:
Spring, summer

Fruits pests or diseases:

What can be done with big quantities of Atherton Raspberry fruits?
Eaten raw, cake, cooked, juice

Work requirements on the fruit:
No special requires

How long does it take to bear fruit?
2-3 years

Ripening of fruit
Possible not to pick it fully ripen and let it to be ripen at home

Vegetative Reproduction

Vegetative Reproduction Method:
Cutting / bending a branch over and covering it with earth

Preferred time for vegetative reproduction:

Time to grow roots in vegetative reproduction:
3-6 weeks

Treatment for vegetative reproduction:
Cutting to put on humid soil, when bending the branch sometimes should break it

Scientific name:

Rubus probus

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