Thimbleberry growing vine of the genus Rubus also known as Rubus parviflorus, Thimbleberry perennial deciduous plant, can grow in temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-8.
Leaves color green mostly have 5 lobes the leaves can be more than 10 cm
Flower color white, 1-3 cm, with 5 petals
Fruit color red, oval in 1-2 cm, fruit assembled from small cells that put together a round shape, when pick the Thimbleberry fruits the torus stay on the branch, because of this called thimble.
Thimbleberry for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
Requirements for Thimbleberry growing and care:
Trellising, moist, 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, Most of the spices are thorny, as it grows as a thorny bush it’s a place for snake
Recommended planting season?
Winter, spring, summer
Pests and diseases:
Redberry mite, aphids
End of the autumn
How to prune:
inside branches, design the shape
Size of the plant?
1-2.5 m. 3-7 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
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
Fruit harvest season:
Fruits pests or diseases:
What can be done with big quantities of Thimbleberry fruits?
Eaten raw, cake, cooked, juice
Work requirements on the fruit:
No special requires
How long does it take to bear fruit?
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:
Treatment for vegetative reproduction:
Cutting to put on humid soil, when bending the branch sometimes should break it