Fruit shrub which can be cultivated in gardens, edges and hedges. Medicinal properties. The edible fruit is used to make jam, cakes and liquors. It has diuretic properties, buccal and astringent ones.
Evergreen up to 2.5 m with few pinky flowers. Oval and serrated leaves. The fruit is the blackberry.
It adapts very well to any types of soils but prefers humid soils.
Depending on the geographical areas and altitude direct sowing with fresh seeds can take place from September to November. For a sowing in spring it will be necessary to stratify in cold the seeds for 5-6 months before the sowing. It is possible to use a sowing substrate for potting or soil from the garden together with a sowing substrate if the sowing is made directly into the garden. The substrate must be wet but not soggy until the germination is completed.