Plant Care Rubus Allegheniensis

Rubus Allegheniensis

Also known as

Allegheny Blackberry, Allegheny Blackberry, Allegheny blackberry and common blackberry


Rubus allegheniensis

How to care for Rubus Allegheniensis


How often to water your Rubus Allegheniensis

Water needs for Rubus Allegheniensis
0.5 cups
every 9

Rubus Allegheniensis needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Rubus Allegheniensis

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Allegheny Blackberry in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Rubus Allegheniensis: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Rubus Allegheniensis love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Rubus Allegheniensis does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Rubus Allegheniensis in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Rubus Allegheniensis

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Rubus Allegheniensis: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Rubus Allegheniensis after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Rubus Allegheniensis is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Care Summary for Rubus Allegheniensis

Rubus Allegheniensis

Rubus Allegheniensis

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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