Rubus Boysenberry

Category: Rubus

A vigorous, trailing grower that’s actually a cross between a Pacific Blackberry and a Raspberry. Its purple-blue fruit has a wonderful, slightly tangy taste and can be enjoyed fresh or made into jams, syrups and pie fillings. Derived from high-health, tissue cultured stock.

Species Rubus ursinus
Height 2m
Width 4m
Maintenance Prefers well drained, slightly acidic, compost-rich soil and full sun position. Remove old canes in winter. Harvest when berries are ripe as they won’t ripen off the vine. Freeze or use immediately. Train onto wires or a trellis.
Fertiliser Feed with a controlled release fertiliser in early spring. Self fertile.
Watering Keep soil moist whilst plant is establishing and keep it mulched.
Tolerances Salt Tolerant (Coastal), Light Frost Tolerant
Position Full Sun
Uses Climbing, Edible, Garden, Pots & Tubs