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Rubus ursinus Native Blackberry



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Botanical Name: Rubus ursinus

Common Name: California Native Blackberry, Pacific Blackberry

A semi-deciduous shrub that forms a prickly, vining bramble. Green leaves are serrated, compound and divided into three leaflets. On female plants, spring flowers are followed by edible blackberry fruits that ripen from red to purple-black in summer. Fruit is variable, though blackberries are typically small, fragrant, tasty and sweet-tart. Attracts beneficial insects, pollinators and birds. Native to western North America, including California.

USDA Zone: Zones 5 - 10

Sunset Zone: Zones 1 - 24

Mature Height: 5 - 20 feet

Mature Width: 5 - 20 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun, Filtered Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade, Shade

Water Needs: Moderate, Regular

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