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Tayberry Plant

R195.00

Tayberry Plants grow in slightly acidic, well drained soil with a PH level between 5.5 – 6.5.

They require full sun to flourish and produce a good yield of berries.

The best of both worlds. The Tayberry is a cross between a Raspberry and a Blackberry. The fruit resembles a mulberry but will become red rather than black when ripe. It is a bramble with thorns which requires a trellis or fence to grow on.

The tayberry is a cross between the red raspberry and blackberry (Rubus fruiticosus x R. idaeus) and has the good qualities of both the original plants. These qualities include the large size and firmness of the blackberry and the great taste and colour of the raspberry. It also looks like the blackberry, is a very vigorous growing shrub, and is self-pollinating.

The berries are sweet and juicy with a tangy bite. They can be used to make desserts and preserves, added to cocktails, and sprinkled into yoghurt for a delicious snack.

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Growing Information for Tayberry Plants:

Position

Plant your tayberry bush in full sun or semi-shade. It is cold-hardy and can tolerate low temperatures in winter.

Size

This bramble requires a trellis or fence to grow on. Give each bush about 2.5 metres of space around it to grow easily.

Soil

The ultimate soil combination for your Tayberry Plant

Berry Mix

Volcanic Rock Dust

Pine Bark Mulch

Submerge the pot in water for 10 minutes before transplanting

We stock volcanic rock dust containing trace elements and organic minerals to boost your soil’s health and increase essential micro-organisms.

Watering

Give your plant a good soaking every 2 to 3 days, if there has been no rain.

Mulch

Organic pine-bark mulch will maintain a slightly acidic soil. Keep the mulch 15 to 20 centimetres away from the bush’s stem.

Pruning

Prune your tayberry lightly in winter, focusing on removing the dead and diseased canes.

Fertilising

Use our slow-release, organic fertiliser every 4-5 motnhs. (only 1 teaspoon required)

Harvesting

Pick the berry with its stalk. It’s ready to pick when it gives under a little pressure and has achieved full colour.

Weight 2.5 kg
Dimensions 19 × 19 × 50 cm
Weight

3

Length

15

Width

15

Height

40

Packaging Type

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Maximum

6

Packaging Type 1

large_parcel

Maximum 1

6

Packaging Type 2

medium_parcel

Maximum 2

3

Packaging Type 3

flyer_size

Maximum 3

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