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Rubus illecebrosus, Rubus sorbifolius, Rubus yakusimensis, Balloon Berry, Strawberry Raspberry, Japanese Raspberry

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Rubus illecebrosus, Rubus sorbifolius, Rubus yakusimensis

Balloon Berry, Strawberry Raspberry, Japanese Raspberry
Family: Rosaceae
Origin: Japan
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersDeciduousAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEdibleThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Sometimes cultivated for its edible fruit and occasionally naturalized in Europe.

This plant makes a very good ground cover too with its with ornamental light green, narrow leaves. Produces bright red fruit that are excellent in cooking and jams.


Similar plants:


Rubus illecebrosus, Rubus sorbifolius, Rubus yakusimensis, Balloon Berry, Strawberry Raspberry, Japanese Raspberry

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Rubus illecebrosus, Rubus sorbifolius, Rubus yakusimensis, Balloon Berry, Strawberry Raspberry, Japanese Raspberry

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Rubus illecebrosus, Rubus sorbifolius, Rubus yakusimensis, Balloon Berry, Strawberry Raspberry, Japanese Raspberry

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Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/rubus_illecebrosus.htm