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Rubus laciniatus - Willd.                
                 
Common Name Oregon Cut-Leaf Blackberry, Cutleaf blackberry
Family Rosaceae
USDA hardiness 4-8
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Not known in a truly wild situation.
Range The origin of this plant is uncertain.
Edibility Rating  
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Fully Hardy Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun

Summary       

Physical Characteristics       
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Rubus laciniatus is a deciduous Shrub growing to 2.5 m (8ft 2in) at a fast rate.
It is hardy to zone (UK) 5. It is in flower from Jul to August, and the seeds ripen from Aug to September. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects, Apomictic.Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms
R. fruticosus laciniatus.
Rubus laciniatus Oregon Cut-Leaf Blackberry, Cutleaf blackberry


Rubus laciniatus Oregon Cut-Leaf Blackberry, Cutleaf blackberry
   
Habitats
Woodland Garden Sunny Edge; Dappled Shade;
Edible Uses                                         
Edible Parts: Fruit.
Edible Uses:

Fruit - raw or cooked[3, 34, 101, 257]. Large sweet and juicy with a fine flavour[11, 183]. The fruit is about 20mm in diameter[200].
Medicinal Uses
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None known
Other Uses
Dye.

A purple to dull blue dye is obtained from the fruit[168].
Cultivation details                                         
Easily grown in a good well-drained loamy soil in sun or semi-shade[1, 11, 200]. This species is a blackberry with biennial stems, it produces a number of new stems each year from the perennial rootstock, these stems fruit in their second year and then die[200]. The plant produces apomictic flowers, these produce fruit and viable seed without fertilization, each seedling is a genetic copy of the parent[200]. Sometimes cultivated for its edible fruit, it is a very vigorous and productive plant[3]. There is at least one named variety. 'Oregon Cutleaf Thornless' is high yielding with good flavoured fruits and no prickles on the stems, thus making it easier to harvest[17]. Plants in this genus are notably susceptible to honey fungus[200].
                                                                                 
Propagation                                         
Seed - requires stratification and is best sown in early autumn in a cold frame. Stored seed requires one month stratification at about 3°c and is best sown as early as possible in the year. Prick out the seedlings when they are large enough to handle and grow on in a cold frame. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring of the following year. Cuttings of half-ripe wood, July/August in a frame[200]. Tip layering in July. Plant out in autumn. Division in early spring or just before leaf-fall in the autumn[200].
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