How to grow Tayberry

Tayberry plant grow and care – shrub‎ of the genus Rubus human hybrid also known as Tay berry, Tayberry plant perennial deciduous plant, used for the edible fruits and can be hedge plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-10a and with the right care in hardiness zone 10b.

Leaves color green in oval shape, thorny plant but can be thornless.

Flower color white, 1-3 cm, with 5 petals.

Tayberry fruits

Fruit color red to purple, the 2-4 cm, taste sweet and strong, fruit assembled from small cells that put together a round oval shape, when pick Tayberry fruits the fruits stay with the torus.

Tayberry for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Buy Now in E-bay

How to grow Tayberry growing and care:

Rich soil, moist and drained soil

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

How to care:
Prune in a way that it’s will be easy to pick the fruits

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:
Thorn

Recommended planting season?
Winter, spring, summer, hardiness one 10b better in the winter to early spring

How to plant:
Dig hole bigger than the root ball at least 50-100% bigger, add dead leaves rich soil, organic matter, humus and mix all together and plant it, also recommend to put stick or something to support the plant for trellising

Pests and diseases:
Red berry mite, aphids

Pruning season:
Summer, autumn, winter, better to prune the plant after the fruits

How to prune:
Old branches after bearing fruits should leave something like 5 cm from the ground

Size of the plant?
1.5-3 m, 5-10 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun and in hardiness zone 10b better in half shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a 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.

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring

General information about the flower
White flower, 1-3 cm, with 5 petals

Thinning the bloom:
Until the plant established

Pollination is done by:
Bees and more

Edible fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Spring to Summer

Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds

What can be done with big quantities of Tayberry 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

How to grow Tayberry from seeds

Sowing requirement:
High humidity, full sun to half shade, moist soil

Saving seeds and care until sowing:
Dry and dark place better in refrigerator

Sowing season:
End of the winter to spring and better to grow in winter indoor in hardiness zone 10b

How to plant:
Planting in vermiculite, peat soil or other plant

Planting spacing:
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

Germination time:
2-4 months

Condition of seedling:
Full sun, protect the seedling from pests, winds and heavy snow

Do the seeds require burying?
Depend the cultivars, but always recommend to bury

Chilling hour’s requirements:
2-3 weeks minimum, but better above one month

Scientific name:

Rubus fruticosus x R. idaeus

Alternative names: Tayberries, Tay berry, Tayberry bush, Tayberrie

How to grow Tayberry

Tayberry fruits season

Tayberry fruit

Tayberry

Categories of growing

Planting Season: , ,

Light exposure requirements: ,

Climates that the plant can grow: , ,

Growing speed of the plant:

Plant life-form: , ,

Plant Uses:

Requirements for watering the plant: ,

Hardiness zones: , , , , , ,

Ornamental parts:

Leaf color:

Blooming season:

Flower colors:

Harvest Season: ,

Edible Parts:

Culinary uses: , , , , , ,