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Rubus ursinus hybrida Youngberry

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Rubus ursinus hybrida Youngberry

RubuhYou
Youngberry,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B13
Size: 14cm
Available: 22
$/Unit (EX GST): $10.98 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $12.08 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Rubus ursinus hybrida Youngberry Youngberry,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Climbers, Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Climbing / Twining, Dense, Running, Spreading

Description:
Youngberry is a vigorous growing bramble bush with trailing canes which can grow to 7 metres in length. Youngberry is a hybrid between the Blackberry and Dewberry which produces sweet edible black / purple berries during summer in abundance. Youngberry plants reach full production after about 3 years.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 4-10m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Feature, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Botrytis

Cultural Notes: Needs protection from hot winds. Grow in slightly acidic, well drained soil. Big feeder, needs plenty of well rotted compost added before planting. Plant 1 to 2 canes together and space 2.5m apart for best coverage. Best grown with supports on a fence or a large trellis and cut back to size after summer fruiting season has past. Get the trailing stems up and off the ground and train along wires between sturdy posts to create an edible screen. Tidy the plant up during their winter dormancy. Handle fruit with care. Net fruit before the birds eat. Liquid feed throughout the growing season. Information and images courtesy of Ramm Botanicals.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae NorthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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