Rubus caesius growing creeping vine of the genus Rubus also known as Dewberry plant, Rubus caesius perennial deciduous or evergreen plant mostly used as ornamental plant for ground cover, can grow in temperate, subtropical, mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 7-10.
Leaves color green, the leaves small with 5 lobes the edges are round the base of the leaf is hairy.
Flower color white, the flowers grow in clusters.
Rubus caesius fruit
Fruit color black with semi hairs on the fruits, the fruit assembled from small cells that put together a round shape.
Rubus caesius for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
Requirements for Rubus caesius growing and care:
Well drain soil, rich soil
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 as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
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:
Fruits pests or diseases:
What can be done with big quantities of Rubus caesius 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