Rubus × loganobaccus 'Ly 654' (F)
loganberry 'Ly 654'
Loganberry LY 654 is a thornless loganberry with sweet fruit. It is less vigorous than LY 59 which makes it suitable for smaller gardens
SynonymsRubus (Loganberry Group) 'Ly 654'
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Ultimate height1.5–2.5 metres
Time to ultimate height2–5 years
Ultimate spread1.5–2.5 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
Colour & scent
- Full sun
West–facing or South–facing or East–facing
- 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
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How to grow
Usually fan-trained but loganberries and blackberries can be trained in many creative ways. The principle is cut out fruited canes, leaving new growth to train in for fruiting the following year
Propagate by tip layering or from cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Cottage and informal garden
Cut out old canes following fruiting and tie in new canes; as for pruning blackberries
Generally pest free
May be affected by some cane diseases
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