Creeping Raspberry growing subshrub of the genus Rubus also known as Rubus hayata-koidzumii or Rubus calycinoides, Creeping Raspberry perennial deciduous plant, grow for ornamental as groundcover and for the edible fruits plant, can grow in temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-8 and with the right care in hardiness zone 9.
Leaves color green or when they are young purple, the leaves small with 5 lobes the edges are round.
Flower color white, the flowers grow in clusters
Creeping Raspberry edible fruits
Fruit color orange or yellow, semi hairs on the fruits, the fruit assembled from small cells that put together a round shape
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How to grow Creeping Raspberry growing and care:
Well drain soil, rich soil, when the plant young add mulch
How to care:
Prune for easy harvest, prune once a year better after the fruits, add fertilizer in the early spring put mulch and organic matter
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant /Vegetative Reproduction / Seeds possible but not recommend
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Necessary to use vegetative reproduction
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Need a lot of space to bear enough quantity of fruit
Recommended planting season?
Winter, spring, summer
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Old branches after bearing fruits should leave something like 5 cm from the ground
Size of the plant?
5-10 cm (2-4 inches), but spreading to the wide
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a pot / planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes, start with pot that will be 40-60% more than the root ball, every time that the plant arrive to full capacity need to switch to bigger until arrives to desirable size, switch the soil in mid of the winter, better to use this method because the soil lose the viability over time and it’s efficient care for the soil, need average amount of water with good drainage better water with less minerals, in order to keep the soil moist better to put mulch of pines, peat soil or other acid soil with humus and a lot of organic matter.
General information about the flower
White flower, 1 cm, with 5 petals
Thinning the bloom:
Until the plant to become acclimatized
Pollination is done by:
Bees and more
Fruit harvest season:
Spring, early summer
Fruits pests or diseases:
What can be done with big quantities of Creeping Raspberry fruits?
Eaten raw, cake, cooked, juice
Work requirements on the fruit:
No special requires
How long does it take to bear fruit?
Ripening of fruit
Possible not to pick it fully ripen and let it to be ripen at home
How to grow Creeping Raspberry from seeds
High humidity, full sun to half shade, moist soil
Saving seeds and care until sowing:
Dry and dark place better in refrigerator
Spring to summer
How to plant:
Planting in vermiculite, peat soil or other plant
3*4cm (1.2*1.8 inches) when transplant it better to sow them in different pots it’s easier to follow in control and care for the seedling
Depth of Sowing:
Better not to cover just to put on the soil
Conditions for seeds germinate:
High humidity, moist soil, full sun, consider when grow in pots to cover with plastic wrap
Watering requires for Seeds:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Condition of seedling:
Full sun, protect the seedling from pests, winds and heavy snow
Do the seeds require burying?
Chilling hour’s requirements:
Alternative names: Creeping rubus, Rubus calycinoides, Crinkle leaf creeper, Ornamental creeping raspberry, Groundcover raspberry