West Indian raspberry growing subshrub of the genus Rubus also known as Roseleaf bramble or Rubus rosifolius, West Indian raspberry perennial evergreen or semi deciduous plant, grow in tropic, subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 11+.
Leaves color green, the shape like rose leaves and used in medical uses in beverage.
Flower color white 1 cm, with 5 petals
Rubus rosifolius fruit
Fruit color red, fruit assembled from small cells that put together a round shape. When pick the West Indian raspberry fruits the fruits the torus stay on the branch.
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Requirements for Rubus rosifolius 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 graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Necessary to use vegetative reproduction
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Winter, spring, summer
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Inside branches, design the shape
Size of the plant:
20-30 cm, 8-12 inches
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, 70% full sun
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:
Work requirements on the fruit:
Eaten raw, cake, cooked, juice
Work requirements on the West Indian raspberry 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
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
Leaves harvesting season:
Spring / Summer
How to harvest the leaves?
From the base of the leaf, not recommend to trim next to fruits
Information about leaves:
ovate leaves in the edge serrate, the leaves grow in groups 3-5 leaves
Uses of West Indian raspberry leaves:
used for beverage, used medical