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Rubus parvifolius

Genus Species: Rubus parvifolius

Common / Product Name: Native Raspberry

Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS) and CLIMBER (C)

Available Sizes
Tube

Height x Width: 0.6 – 1m x 0.5 – 0.2m

Pruning: Light Medium

Frost Tolerance: High

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance: High

Drought Tolerance: Low

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Yes

Flowering: starts: Spring / ends: Summer

Flower Colour: Small pink flowers and edible, red, aggregate fruits.

Irrigation: Very hardy, little water once established, resistant to salt spray.

Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -3°C to -7°C for short periods. Grows best as understory to shelter from frost.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C.

Fertilising: Use a slow release fertilizer annually.

Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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