Boysenberry

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Delicious juicy berries for jams and pies as well as eating fresh. Cross between blackberry, loganberry, dewberry and raspberry - and very hard to find in the shops. Here's an LA Times article on this gourmet berry and some tasty recipes to try

Images: Berries : Liji Jinaraj via Flickr  Flower : Caligula1995 via Flickr 

We can't ship this product to Tasmania, Western Australia.

Rubus ursinus x idaeus - Boysenberry


DESCRIPTION: A cross between blackberry, loganberry, dewberry and raspberry. Big juicy dark fruits, very hard to find in the shops because they don't travel distances well - so ideal for home growing and eating!
USES: Excellent fruit for jams and pies, as well as eating fresh. Canes will fruit from the second year onwards.
PLANTING: Frost-hardy, boysenberries like a cooler climate ideal for the southern states and hinterlands - mild winters, warm summers, plenty of sunlight and regular rainfall. Canes are lax, vigorous and trailing so training them up a trellis or along wires makes for tidier plants and easier picking.
CARE: Mulch and water regularly until plant becomes established. Feed with a controlled release yearly during spring and follow up with liquid fertiliser monthly during Summer. Provide extra water during dry periods - water into the soil, not over the plant, to avoid fungal disease. Cut back any fruiting canes in Autumn-Winter after fruiting, to keep plant compact and encourage further fruit.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 2-3m H x 2m W.
PLEASE NOTE: These plants are tubestock plants with young healthy roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 42 mm wide and 80 mm high.

We can't ship this product to Western Australia for biosecurity reasons.

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