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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
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Other common names
raspberry [Ruby Beauty]
Rubus idaeus Brazelberries Rubus idaeus Raspberry Shortcake
Rubus can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs, often scrambling with bristly or prickly stems bearing simple, lobed, palmate or pinnate leaves and 5-petalled flowers followed by juicy, sometimes edible fruits
Ruby Beauty is a compact dwarf cultivar that gives very high yields of sweet fruit on thornless stems which are multi-branching from the base and self-supporting
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
The short stature makes this cultivar ideal for the smaller garden and for containers. Grow in a sunny position, and best in slightly acidic well-drained soil
Choose disease-free stock for propagation. Propagate by softwood cuttings or semi-ripe cuttings from spring to midsummer, hardwood cuttings in winter, root cuttings in autumn and winter, leaf bud cuttings in mid to late summer, division from autumn to early spring and layering from late summer to early spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden Wildlife Gardens Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Prune back canes after fruiting
Pests Raspberry beetle, raspberry leaf and bud mite, red berry mite or fruit red spider mite in sheltered places may be a problem
May be affected by grey moulds, raspberry cane spot, a fungal leaf spot, raspberry cane blight or a virus
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