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

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.


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


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