Rubus cockburnianus 'Goldenvale'
white-stemmed bramble 'Goldenvale'
'Goldenvale' is a medium-sized deciduous shrub with white-bloomed, arching stems and fern-like, bright yellow leaves which fade to lime-green by late summer. Small purplish flowers and black fruits (inedible) are borne sparsely
SynonymsRubus cockburnianus 'Wyego'
Rubus cockburnianus Goldenvale
Ultimate height1.5–2.5 metres
Time to ultimate height5–10 years
Ultimate spread1.5–2.5 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
- Partial shade
North–facing or South–facing or West–facing or East–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
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
- Name status
How to grow
Easy to grow prickly, thicket forming, deciduous shrub; will grow in full sun or partial shade
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Low Maintenance
- Banks and slopes
Generally pest free
Grey mould may be a problem
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