Tag Archives: Brambleberries

The season begins!

In my garden one of my bramble-berries has fruit ripening, and thus it is time to bring out the nets to keep birds away from the goods. I wish I knew where the stiffer netting got to as last year … Continue reading

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The season is nearly here – berry-eating season!

The season for youngberries (December-January) is fast approaching and bunches of green youngberries can now be seen developing on the canes, but it is interesting to see how different is the stage of development my other Rubus berry bramble at … Continue reading

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The latest happenings in the berry patch

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Do youngberries need to be pruned in winter like roses?

No. The berries grow on canes that grew in the last season and which haven’t previously fruited. Canes that have borne fruit in the last season will die off of their own accord before the next fruiting season (early summer), … Continue reading

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Blackberry cultivated varieties – links to useful info

Blackberry cultivated varieties include youngberries, boysenberries, loganberries, marionberries, tayberries, silvanberries and countless other lesser-known bred varieties. It is my understanding that of these varieties except the raspberry are brambleberries, with the raspberry being a related fruit that is interbred with … Continue reading

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Youngberry with spots on leaves, and new shoot looking for soil to grow in

Do not be concerned if your youngberry grown in Perth is now (late autumn) showing spots on leaves. This is normal, and the leaves will drop. New leaves will come in the springtime. One task that you do need to … Continue reading

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Growing a youngberry on a trellis with two wires

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