Rubus allegheniensis Sonja

Rubus allegheniensis Sonja

Planted by no-dig, 2007. Nice blackberries from this one.

Update 2008: added picture

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rubus (ROO-bus) (Info)
Species: allegheniensis (al-leh-gay-nee-EN-sis) (Info)
Cultivar: Sonja

Category:
Perennials
Shrubs

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
This plant is fire-retardant

Soil pH requirements:
4.6 to 5.0 (highly acidic)
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

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David

Is pushing forward with his design of the Karhula gardens. Favorite quote atm 'Rome was not built in a day'