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Blackberry. Rubus fructicosus, Bramble The Blackberry season has now just finished. Fruit gathered in, jam’s, pies and preserves made. Ok I only made a few pies this year. I have strong memories of blackberry picking in my childhood during the late 50’s and early sixties. ... Read review

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Blackberry days

Advantages great fruits and good for wildlife too

Disadvantages maggots

"Blackberry. Rubus fructicosus, Bramble The Blackberry season has now just finished. Fruit gathered in, jam’s, pies and preserves made. Ok I only made a few pies this year. I have strong memories of blackberry picking in my childhood during the late 50’s and early sixties. I lived in a small village in Cambridgeshire and in late August early September the family mother father sister aunt uncle cousins would go on a blackberry picking ..." Read review
02.11.2004

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Blackberry Fields forever ?!

AdvantagesOne of natures free fruits

Disadvantagesnone

"...jelly or an apple and blackberry pie. Off we went to scour the perimeter of the fields in search of those blue-black shiny berries that grew prolifically in the hedgerows. Woe betide you if you weren't wearing long sleeves to protect you from the thorny briar's. Yes you can buy cultivated blackberry bushes to plant either in your garden or allotment but I would far rather go and hunt for my treasure. Blackberry bushes start to produce flower ..." Read review
28.03.2009

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Community Level 2J-D-C

J-D-C

Blackberry bush and fruit

Advantages Fruit, attracts wildlife

Disadvantages Thorns, invasive

"The blackberry bush is a common sight in rural areas where it can grow in hedges and produces masses of fruit. It can grow to several metres and frequently uses tree branches for support. Wild blackberry grows very quickly and sends runners out which soon take root and increase the size of the plant, making it invasive. The runners tend to go upwards initially and then return towards the soil where they can obtain additional nutrients. This plant ..." Read review
12.02.2007

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Plant Type Hedging & Shrub

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Listed on Ciao since 02/11/2004

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