Rubus illecebrosus
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Rubus illecebrosus


  Family ROSACEAE 
  Genus Rubus 

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Genus  Rubus Species  illecebrosus Variety  Cultivar  Common names  strawberry-raspberry Family  ROSACEAE Specimen number  S2679 Data source  GrUnFr p315
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Herbaceous perennial Life span  3 - 10 years Annual cycle  Not applicable Stature  Groundcover Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Various Overall height  1' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Various Water  Various Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Various USDA hardiness  Not classified AHS heat zones  Not classified Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  no Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes 
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes  The berries are 1 inch across, bright red in color. It is too sour to eat fresh, pleasant raspberry-strawberry taste when cooked. Some of its possible culinary uses include: in jam, in sweets and as syrup. Rubus illecebrosus is most frequently used cooked.
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Division Pollination method  Self fertile Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period  Mar 01 - Feb 28 Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  yes Culinary uses  Jam   Sweets   Syrup   Cooked Nutritional value  Edible parts  Berries Description of edible parts 1 inch across, bright red in color Flavor / texture  too sour to eat fresh, pleasant raspberry-strawberry taste when cooked
Horticulture notes  No special fertilization is necessary for Rubus illecebrosus to produce fruit. Harvest time is March and February. Propagation of Strawberry-raspberry can be achieved by division. This plant most likely originates from China and Japan.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Rubus illecebrosus is an herbaceous perennial.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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