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Bush's Highbush Blackberry (Rubus bushii)

Plant Names (Nomenclature)

Common Plant Name Bush's Highbush Blackberry
Scientific Plant Name Rubus bushii
Other Common Names
Other Scientific Names
Common Family Name Rose
Scientific Family Name Rosaceae


Native Status Kansas Native
Native Definition Native Species: Native to Kansas and the United States

Growth Characteristics

Growth Habit/Form Shrub woody multi-stemmed plants, low growing
Life Span Woody woody; stems that grow more than a year
Maximum Height 5.0 feet height in feet
Maximum Spread 3.0 feet width in feet
Flower Color White, colors of the flowers
Flowering Season April - May typical months to expect blooms
Reproduction Vegetative methods of reproduction

Growth Requirements

Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Moisture Drained to Dry


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