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Conservation Plant Characteristics

Rubus hispidus L.
bristly dewberry
RUHI

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color White
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Gray-Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Dense
Foliage Porosity Winter Moderate
Foliage Texture Medium
Fruit/Seed Color Black
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
Growth Form Single Stem
Growth Rate Moderate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 2.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability Yes
Shape and Orientation Prostrate
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance Low
CaCO3 Tolerance Low
Cold Stratification Required Yes
Drought Tolerance Medium
Fertility Requirement Low
Fire Tolerance Medium
Frost Free Days, Minimum 140
Hedge Tolerance Low
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 4.5
pH, Maximum 7.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 1746
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 3450
Precipitation, Minimum 30
Precipitation, Maximum 70
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 12
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -38
Reproduction
Bloom Period Spring
Commercial Availability Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance Low
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence Yes
Propagated by Bare Root Yes
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container Yes
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings Yes
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs Yes
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor Low
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Moderate
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product Yes
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 11/24/2014 06:43 PM MST