Rubus ursinus 'Silvanberry'
Hybridised in Australia, Silvanberry bears luscious, large, slightly acidic, dark red berries from early summer. A vigorous plant with abundant fruit production which can produce canes up to 7m long. Derived from high-health, tissue cultured stock.
Height to 2m
Width to 7m
Prefers well drained, slightly acidic, compost-rich soil and full sun position. Keep soil moist whilst plant is establishing and keep it mulched. Remove old canes in winter. Harvest when berries are ripe as they won’t ripen off the vine. Freeze or use immediately. Feed with a controlled release fertiliser in early spring. Self fertile. Train onto wires or a trellis.
|Tolerances||Coastal - Salt tolerant, Light frost tolerant|
|Use||Climber, Edible, Garden, Pots & tubs|