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Rubus parviflorus Nutt.
thimbleberry
RUPA

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
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 Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color Red
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous Yes
Growth Form Rhizomatous
Growth Rate Rapid
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 4
Height, Mature (feet) 4.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability Yes
Shape and Orientation Semi-Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance Low
CaCO3 Tolerance High
Cold Stratification Required Yes
Drought Tolerance Medium
Fertility Requirement Medium
Fire Tolerance High
Frost Free Days, Minimum 100
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use High
pH, Minimum 4.8
pH, Maximum 7.2
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 1200
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 4800
Precipitation, Minimum 20
Precipitation, Maximum 45
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 12
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Intermediate
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -28
Reproduction
Bloom Period Spring
Commercial Availability Contracting Only
Fruit/Seed Abundance High
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root Yes
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container Yes
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs Yes
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 204000
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor Low
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Moderate
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal High
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human Yes
Post Product No
Protein Potential Low
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
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