Medicinal uses(Warning!)There are no medicinal uses listed for Rubus procerus.
Cuttings of half-ripe wood, July/August in a frame. Tip layering in July. Plant out in autumn.Division in early spring or just before leaf-fall in the autumn.
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A form of this species, known as 'Himalayan giant', is commonly cultivated in temperate zones for its edible fruit. Although a blackberry, the stems are often perennial and can fruit for more than one year. This name may be wrongly applied . According to the new RHS Dictionary of Gardening, the correct name for the 'Himalayan Giant' blackberry is R. procerus. P.J.Muell., the name R. discolor is misapplied.Plants in this genus are notably susceptible to honey fungus.
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