Plant of the Week – Bramble

Rubus Fruticosus – Bramble

Other common name: Blackberry Bush

Family: Rosaceae

Genus: Rubus is a large and diverse genus of flowering plants with 250–700 species. Raspberries and blackberries are common members of the genus.

Details: Brambles have long, thorny, arching shoots, which can grow 1.8-2.5m in length. Brambles can become a problem where seedlings are allowed to take root, or where stems of established plants have rooted at intervals.

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