Tayberry

6.99

Tayberry Group, crosses between a blackberry and raspberry, are vigorous, trailing or arching, deciduous shrubs with stout, thorny stems bearing lobed, mid-green leaves and white flowers in spring followed by high yields of large, edible, reddish-purple fruit from summer into autumn.

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Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Arching, Trailing

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

COLOUR

Flower

Green, White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Pale-yellow in Autumn

HOW TO CARE

Watch out for

Pests

It is best to rotate crops to avoid pest and disease problems.

Specific pests

Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Leafhoppers , Raspberry leaf and bud mite , Vine weevil , Woodlice

Diseases

Good resistance to phytophthora root diseases. Avoid planting where you have grown tomatoes, peppers, or potatoes to avoid verticillium wilt.

Specific diseases

Verticillium wilt

General care

Pruning

Prune to ground level in late winter.

Propagation methods

Suckers

WHERE TO GROW

Rubus Tayberry Group (Tayberry) will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Add to salads, Banks and Slopes, Cake decoration, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flavouring food and drinks, Hedging/Screens

Cultivation

Plant outdoors in summer in well-drained acidic soil. Plant in mounded rows or raised beds between parallel wires for support. Raspberries hate to have wet feet. They are also hungry feeders, so mulch with acidic material such as composted bark.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid

Light

Full Sun

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Arching, Trailing

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

COLOUR

Flower

Green, White in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Pale-yellow in Autumn

HOW TO CARE

Watch out for

Pests

It is best to rotate crops to avoid pest and disease problems.

Specific pests

Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite , Leafhoppers , Raspberry leaf and bud mite , Vine weevil , Woodlice

Diseases

Good resistance to phytophthora root diseases. Avoid planting where you have grown tomatoes, peppers, or potatoes to avoid verticillium wilt.

Specific diseases

Verticillium wilt

General care

Pruning

Prune to ground level in late winter.

Propagation methods

Suckers

WHERE TO GROW

Rubus Tayberry Group (Tayberry) will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Add to salads, Banks and Slopes, Cake decoration, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flavouring food and drinks, Hedging/Screens

Cultivation

Plant outdoors in summer in well-drained acidic soil. Plant in mounded rows or raised beds between parallel wires for support. Raspberries hate to have wet feet. They are also hungry feeders, so mulch with acidic material such as composted bark.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid

Light

Full Sun