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White Bramble

Rubus biflorus

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

4m

2.5m

Min

2.5m

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

White Bramble Overview

This species is an upright prickly deciduous shrub with young shoots which are white with ovate, pinnate leaves and ovate to elliptic, dark green leaflets with a white felted underside. The flowers are borne in early summer with saucer-shaped, white blooms which are followed by edible yellow fruits about 2cm.

How to propagate White Bramble

Cuttings

Propagate by seed or cuttings (semi-ripe for evergreens, softwood or hardwood for deciduous species) in summer or winter.

Seed

Division

Alternatively, R.odoratus may be increased by division and R.'Benenden' and R.ulmifolius 'Bellidiflorus' by layering in spring. You can also propagate by root division in winter.

Layering

Other uses of White Bramble

Grown for their foliage, fruits and flowers or ornamental, often prickly stems. Deciduous species may be grown for their winter stems Suitable for coastal conditions.