Thimbleberry

CAD $6.00

Rubus parviflorus

Deciduous shrub with white flowers, large soft leaves and red edible fruit.

Height: 0.5 – 3

Edible: Y

Medicine:  Y

Other Uses: Y

Poisonous: N

Soil: Moist, nutrient-rich soils with good drainage but tolerates a wide range of soil conditions.

Watering: Lots of water

Sun: Full sun preferred, tolerates shade

Usually found at: They can be found at lower elevations in moist areas at a forest’s edge and in forest clearings.

Pollinators & wildlife: Butterflies and bees

Ornamental: Beautiful shrub, with prominent white blossoms and wide, velvety leaves that form a dense cover. The vibrant scarlet berries compliment the green foliage.

 

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Rubus parviflorus

Deciduous shrub with white flowers, large soft leaves and red edible fruit.

Height: 0.5 – 3

Edible: Y

Medicine:  Y

Other Uses: Y

Poisonous: N

Soil: Moist, nutrient-rich soils with good drainage but tolerates a wide range of soil conditions.

Watering: Lots of water

Sun: Full sun preferred, tolerates shade

Usually found at: They can be found at lower elevations in moist areas at a forest’s edge and in forest clearings.

Pollinators & wildlife: Butterflies and bees

Ornamental: Beautiful shrub, with prominent white blossoms and wide, velvety leaves that form a dense cover. The vibrant scarlet berries compliment the green foliage.

 

Leaves: 3-7 lobed resembling a maple leaf shape with a green top and slightly white underneath. A soft fuzzy touch to each side. 10-20 cm across

Flowers: White, have five petals, are slightly crinkled with a flattened yellow centre where the fruit grows.

BerriesSmaller than a raspberry, red when ripe and are most often sweet depending on location and preference.

First Nations uses: Fruits eaten fresh by most groups or pressed and dried into cakes for later.

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