Plant Care Elmleaf Blackberry

Elmleaf Blackberry

About Elmleaf Blackberry

Elmleaf Blackberry is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Elmleaf Blackberry likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Rubus ulmifolius

Also known as

elmleaf blackberry, thornless blackberry and zarzamora

How to care for Elmleaf Blackberry


How often to water your Elmleaf Blackberry

Water needs for Elmleaf Blackberry
0.5 cups
every 9

Elmleaf Blackberry 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 Elmleaf Blackberry

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 Elmleaf Blackberry in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Elmleaf Blackberry: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Elmleaf Blackberry love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Elmleaf Blackberry does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Elmleaf Blackberry

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Elmleaf Blackberry: 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 Elmleaf Blackberry after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Elmleaf Blackberry

Elmleaf Blackberry

Elmleaf Blackberry

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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