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White-Stemmed Bramble

Suitable for any normal soil and position and the following 
Ultimate Height8ft (2.4m)Exposed/WindyNo
Hedge Height4-7ft (1.2-2.1m)Damp ShadeYes
Av. Growth/Year*1-1.5ft (30-45cm)Dry ShadeNo
Wet SitesNo
NativeNoCoastal AreasNo
EvergreenNoChalky SoilNo

Av. Growth/Year* = Average growth per year in first 10-20 years, click here for more details.

RUBUS COCKBURNIANUS (White-Stemmed Bramble)
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Winter colour on 2 year old Rubus cockburnianus.

Very strong growing, upright, thorny purple stems covered with a white bloom which is outstanding in winter. Attractive fern-like foliage, pale green above, white beneath. Small rose-purple flowers followed by bloomy-black fruits. Makes an excellent thorny deciduous hedge which soon becomes impenetrable to intruders.
HEDGE Trim in winter. For hedges 4-7ft (1.2m-2.1m). Plant 2ft (60cm) apart.
SHRUB 7-9ft x 5-6ft (2.1-2.7m x 1.5-1.8m).

 Price per plant for

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 Br 16-24ins
5.995.695.254.60 Bare rooted stock will be available
from Nov., see below/right.

Br = Bare rooted cutting, layer etc.

We can only sell bare-rooted plants when they are dormant. This is later this year than normal due to the mild weather.


Please enter length of hedge you require below. The number of plants and price for these will then be shown on the right hand side.

Length of Hedge

Planting Distance2ft/60cm
No Plants 
Br  16-24ins

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