Creeping Bramble (Rubus tricolor) in the Rubus Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9a
Plant Height: 8 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: Prostrate grower with a spread of 4 to 6 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Semi-evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Bright red when ripe
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Groundcover
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Various insects

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