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Rubus Tayberry Group (F)

tayberry [2]

Tayberry Group has distinctive flavoured large fruit. It produces heavier crops than a loganberry and is excellent for cooking, freezing and jam making. Season: July

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Size
Ultimate height
1.5–2.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
2–5 years
Ultimate spread
1.5–2.5 metres
Growing conditions
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Moist but well–drained, Well–drained
pH
Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Green
Summer White Green Red
Autumn
Winter
Position
  • Full sun
Aspect

South–facing or North–facing or West–facing or East–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Hardiness
H5
Botanical details
Family
Rosaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Deciduous
Habit
Trailing
Genus

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

Accepted

How to grow

Cultivation

Usually fan trained, but blackberries and associated berries, can be trained in many creative ways such as over arches. The principle is cut out fruited canes, leaving new growth to train in for fruiting the following year. Mulch with well rotted compost or manure

Propagation

Propagate by tip layering or from cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Cottage and informal garden
Pruning

Cut out old canes following fruiting and tie in new canes

Pests

Can get aphids, leafhoppers, raspberry beetle and gall mites

Diseases

Good general resistance to disease

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