ERYTHROCLADUS AND RUBUS SELLOWII
verde, Framboesa branca, green raspberry or white raspberry
for Rubus erythrocladus
or Grape liana from the thorny forest for R.
Green Raspberry (R. erytrocladus)
NAME: Both plants
receive the name of CAPINURÍBA meaning "herbs covered with spines on bunches
of fruit" is derived from four words of Tupi Guaraní: CAA - herb, leaf or
stalk, PINÛ - nettle or spiny, ARY - bunch, IBA - fruit.
The 2 plants are
representatives of 5 species from Brazil, occurring in riparian forests or
edges of the higher altitude cloud forests of the states of São Paulo, Rio
de Janeiro, Minas Gerais and the entire region south of Brazil.
The raspberry is a liana of perennial shrub, climbing and much branched with
branches forming tussocks of
l (6 2/3 to 13 1/3
feet) long, pilose (covered
with long hairs) and with spines reflex to close internodes.
The apical tufts (the tip) has square shape and is striated.
The leaves are composed trifoliate (with 3 leaflets), and rarely
five-leaf (with 5 leaflets) under petiole (the leaf stem that holds the stem)
in length and 2 stipules (laminar forming base) of
the green raspberry differs from the other because it has a light red color
in the branches, pubescence, thorns and bracts and young leaves (or leaf
tissue) of green light and downy (covered with tiny hairs) at the upper and
yellowish green, covered with white fuzz on the underside; measure
wide. The flowers
are appeared in panicles (type compound cluster) terminals
small flowers of
in diameter when
flowers of R.
sellowii are pink and the flowers of R.
the site of Frutas Raras:
Both species were
planted in September 2001, both species flowered in 2002, and bear fruit
plant, resistant to frost to -3°C (27°F), can be grown throughout the
country, at any altitude; adapts to different types of soils that are rich
in organic matter and with good natural moisture. It
can be grown in full
sun to shaded environment.
Begins to bear fruit the second year after planting.
The plants begin to
fruit in the age of
and maintain the production of
The plant is propagated
by seeds that germinate in
The substrate is
ideal for 40% of soil or red clay, 20 % sand and 40 % well mixed organic matter.
The growth of
seedlings is rapid and should be formed in shading of 50 %.
be planted in place a
final space of 3 x
meters (10 x 10 feet).
In the case of
domestic orchard is unnecessary to use espaliers, or in the case
of commercial cultivation pillars of the height of 1.60 m (1 1/3 feet) and
will stabilze and held 3 wires on these, the first
40 cm (1 1/3 feet)
the ground and to
The plant will be
conducted in the wire and the branches must be tied.
the fertilizer, it is with
of organic compost and
of NPK 4-14-8 divided
into two parts, beginning in spring and early summer.
productivity and can be made with a drip of media
of water per plant
each week than rain.
At the end of winter,
is the pruning of fruit, removing all pointers that fruited last year and
cleaning, removing dry twigs, sick or poorly located.
The fruit is consumed
in-kind, can be used for the manufacture of jams, yoghurts, juices and ice
in the site of Frutas Raras:
September to January.
Fruiting in the site of Frutas Raras:
The liana raspberry
produces in October and November and the green raspberry produces in several seasons.
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