Rubus fruticosus Illini Hardy
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Washington Hawthorn is an attractive ornamental shrub that is dense enough to plant as a privacy screen. It produces clusters of white blooms in late spring to early summer.
The Illini Hardy Blackberry was developed in Illinois for northern growers, and produces a large, juicy blackberry with medium-sweet flavor. The berries are ready for harvest in midsummer, and go great in preserves.
WASHINGTON HAWTHORN QUICK FACTS
ILLINI HARDY BLACKBERRY QUICK FACTS
Fall colour: orange, scarlet or purple
Flowers: white flowers in spring
In row spacing: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)
Other Names: washington thorn
Other Names: illinois blackberry
Tags: Alkaline Tolerant, All Items, Berries, Native North America Plants, Ornamental Trees, Shelterbelts and Windbreaks, Shrubs, Wildlife Attracting