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Long trailing vines with large dusty purple coloured berries. The fruits are aromatic and a little tart to taste. Delicious eaten fresh or used in pies, jams, jellies and sauces
How To Grow
The Boysenberry is a cross between a Raspberry, a Blackberry, a Dewberry and a Loganberry. It grows best in cooler climates but will grow successfully in hotter parts of the country if it is managed for late Spring and early Summer fruiting. It prefers a rich well drained soil in a position that does not have exposure to the hot afternoon sun. When planting, create a 10-15cm mound to assist drainage, mulch and keep well-watered during growing period. Attaining a height of 2m, they should be supported with a trellis or grown up against a wall or wires. Boysenberries produce their fruit on year-old canes or vines, so you have to prune accordingly.
Plant: Cover roots 150cm apart in Full sun
When To Plant
Our bulbs are seasonally available at leading garden retailers nationwide. Spring flowering varieties are in peak season February to June, and Summer flowering varieties and produce from June to September. Please contact your nearest garden retailer for availability.
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