Rubus for sale online
Blackberry plants are for sale online in our webshop. Blackberry is a member of the Rubus genus that also includes raspberries and dewberries. It is a popular small fruit tree that you simply must have in the garden if you love delicious, tasty summer fruits. Blackberry plants feel right at home in a vegetable garden, city garden, wood garden or cottage garden; It is also ideal for smaller gardens. Blackberries are great fun. Children love berry picking. In the months of May through to June, Blackberries are in full bloom. Some varieties flower much longer and then produce a pleasing harvest of delicious, sweet fruits come July, August or September. They are available in many different types; from slightly tart to surprisingly sweet.
How to Propagate Blackberry Plants UK
Propagating blackberry plants is easy. Cut off a branch from the mother bush, lay it on good soil and let it begin to form roots. Once the roots have formed, dig up the blackberry cutting and plant it in the spot where you want it to become established and take root. Each year this fruit bush will form new shoots. Only shoots that are two years or older will grow fruit. Did you know that depending on the species of blackberry, you can harvest approximately 5 to 15 kilograms of fruit from a well-fed and maintained blackberry bush? Does it go without saying that they are simply delicious to make jam with and did you know that you can also dry the leaves of this fruit bush to make tea? Just cover the leaves with boiling water and let the tea draw for 10 minutes. A highly refreshing beverage!
Blackberry bushes grow rapidly, twisting and winding their way wherever they choose. For a rich fruit harvest, pruning your blackberry is very important. Prune fruiting branches away immediately after harvest or at the start of winter and train new shoots to grow along your wall, pergola, fence or trellis.