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RUBUS fruticosus 'Sylvan'

Image of Rubus fruticosus 'Sylvan'

Family

Rosaceae

Botanical Name

RUBUS fruticosus 'Sylvan'

Plant Common Name

European Blackberry, Sylvan Blackberry

Special Notice

This entry has yet to be reviewed and approved by L2G editors.

General Description

This species may be considered invasive and/or a noxious weed in some locations. For more information about its invasiveness visit http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=RUFR80

Characteristics

  • AHS Heat Zone

    10 - 1

  • USDA Hardiness Zone

    3 - 8

  • Sunset Zone

    A1, A2, A3, H1, H2, 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

  • Plant Type

    Perennial

  • Sun Exposure

    Full Sun, Partial Sun

  • Bloom Time

    Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall

  • Native To

    World/Pandemic

Growing Conditions

  • Water Requirements

    Average Water

Ornamental Features

  • Flower Color

    White, Purple, Pink, Rose

  • Fruit Color

    White, Yellow, Red, Purple, Black

  • Edible Fruit

    Yes

Special Characteristics

  • Usage

    Edible, Fruit / Fruit Tree, Groundcover, Hedges, Mixed Border

  • Sharp or Has Thorns

    Yes

  • Invasive

    Sometimes

  • Attracts

    Butterflies

  • Self-Sowing

    Yes