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Rubus occidentalis Black Jewel

Rubus occidentalis Black Jewel

Black raspberries, Rubus occidentalis, are neither a raspberry nor blackberry, but a totally distinct species ... read more

Black raspberries, Rubus occidentalis, are neither a raspberry nor blackberry, but a totally distinct species from the forests of North America. Black Jewel is self-fertile, producing an abundance of magnificent black berries with a good disease-resistance in mid-summer. They are excellent for fresh eating, making jams and jellies and cooking and baking.

Makes a very decorative and productive plant for the patio or small gardens.

 


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Rubus occidentalis Black Jewel - 1 shrub

Rubus occidentalis Black Jewel - 1 shrub A10984 - Black Jewel

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  • Pot size 17 cm
  • Delivery height including pot 50 cm
Pot size 17 cm - Delivery height including pot 25 cm - 50 cm - Delivered as pot plant 23 pcs in stock

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Rubus occidentalis Black Jewel

Black raspberries, Rubus occidentalis, are neither a raspberry nor blackberry, but a totally distinct species from the forests of North America. Black Jewel is self-fertile, producing an abundance of magnificent black berries with a good disease-resistance in mid-summer. They are excellent for fresh eating, making jams and jellies and cooking and baking.

Makes a very decorative and productive plant for the patio or small gardens.

 

Details Rubus occidentalis Black Jewel

  • Blooms: May - June
  • Flower colour: white
  • Edible Fruit
  • Harvest: July - August
  • Full grown: 3 Years
  • Full grown height: 1. 50 - 2 m
  • Full grown width: 50 - 75 cm
  • Plant location: sunny
  • Plant depth: 17 cm
  • Hardiness: -25 Celsius
  • Preferred soil: Peaty Soil

How to take care of Black Jewel

Soak the roots for approx. 2 hrs before planting and water well after planting and for the next few weeks. This is a hardy deciduous Black Jewel shrub thrives in a sunny sheltered position but will tolerate partial shade.

In colder areas, plant Black Jewel near a south-facing wall. Use a well-drained soil enriched with organic matter. They will not tolerate heavy, wet soil. Drought tolerant once established. Black Jewel do well in various soil types.

Black Jewel likes to be constantly moist, but not wet. Do not use any stimulants, fertiliser or bonemeal at planting time as such products will 'burn' any new root growth. During the active growing season an occasional feed or a light top dress with a base fertiliser will prove beneficial.

Container-grown Black Jewel plants should be brought indoors in extreme winter conditions. Check Black Jewel plants periodically for pests such as aphids, white flies, and mealy bugs. Use a horticultural oil or insecticidal soap to control these pests.

Customer reviews

Margaret R., Glasgow

Plants were in very good condition and they arrived well packaged. I was pleased with both the prices and the delivery time.

      Excellent
11-07-2019

Reginald E., Leeds

Quick delivery,well packaged , healthy plants.Will use again.

     Excellent
09-07-2019

Susie C., Devon

The plants were delivered in a secure box and they were healthy and the soil hadn’t dried out. I was pleased with the quality of the plants I received.

      Excellent
08-07-2019

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