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Salmonberry Olympic Double in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Rubus spectabilis 'Olympic Double'

 

Salmonberry 'Olympic Double'

Salmonberry is a fruiting plant native to west coastal areas of North America, mainly grown for the flowers, although it does bear edible fruit.The red fruit are borne on a bramble, usually thorny, and are similar to raspberries in form, and with a sweet flavour, ripe in late Summer to early Autumn. Salmonberry blossom is pink, and can be single or double.The fruit is very attractive to wildlife. 'Olympic Double' has double pink flowers

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plant Features
  • Salmonberry Olympic Double likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Salmonberry Olympic Double likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Salmonberry Olympic Double is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Salmonberry Olympic Double likes free draining

    Free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Salmonberry 'Olympic Double'

Latin name

Rubus spectabilis 'Olympic Double'

type

Fruiting Plant

family

Rosaceae

ph

6.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Salmonberry Olympic Double likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Salmonberry Olympic Double is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Salmonberry Olympic Double likes free draining

    Free draining

  • Water

    Salmonberry Olympic Double likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Salmonberry Olympic Double is 2.00meters x 2.00meters 2.00 M 2.00 M

Rubus spectabilis 'Olympic Double'

Salmonberry is a fruiting plant native to west coastal areas of North America, mainly grown for the flowers, although it does bear edible fruit.The red fruit are borne on a bramble, usually thorny, and are similar to raspberries in form, and with a sweet flavour, ripe in late Summer to early Autumn. Salmonberry blossom is pink, and can be single or double.The fruit is very attractive to wildlife. 'Olympic Double' has double pink flowers


Flowering Season

From Late Spring TO Mid Summer

Pink single or double flowers blossom before the fruit.

 

Planting Outdoors

From Early Winter TO Early Spring

Plant pot grown salmonberries in the soil after digging in plenty of well rotted manure or compost into the soil first.

 

Propagation by Hardwood Cuttings

From Early Winter TO Late Winter

Take hardwood cuttings of up to .3m from this years growth, making a clean from above a shoot and remove any soft growth. Nearly fill a container with fine grit at the bottom, to enable free draining, and a suitable compost. Place the cutting, having dipped he end in a rooting compound first, with a third of the cutting showing.

 

Harvesting

From Mid Summer TO Early Autumn

Pick when the fruits are ripe.

 
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