One of the last crossings between blackberry and raspberry. The Tummelberry is a shrub-like plant, typical of berries. It is a shrub that can reach 2-3 m in height.
The leaves are deciduous, composed of 3-5 ovate or obovate foil leaflets and serrated margins and acute apex.
The flowers are hermaphrodite, whitish or pink, gathered in racemic inflorescences;
Slightly thorny plant.
The fruit is elongated, large size (8gr) long up to 3 / 4cm x 2 / 3cm wide; deep red, with a savory, sweet, very aromatic taste.
The Tummelberry is rich in beneficial properties:
- ANTOCIANI: they are natural antioxidants that protect against brain aging by maintaining healthy brain cells. This leads to greater protection against degenerative brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease.
- VITAMIN C: can be one of the most useful nutrients that human beings need to take. Vitamin C increases the protection offered by the immune system, and can also prevent cardiovascular disease;
- VITAMIN K: known to decrease the risk of thickened arteries and osteoporosis. It has also been shown to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, kidney stones and to have a positive effect on diabetes prevention. Vitamin K is an essential vitamin for maintaining health.
- FOOD FIBER: known to prevent the formation of gallstones and kidney stones. It also aids in digestion and can reduce or even eliminate many digestive problems, such as diarrhea and constipation.
TUMMELBERRY is one of the last crosses between blackberries and raspberries developed in Scotland to SCRI, Taste very similar to the Tayberry, but sweeter, ideal for cakes and jams.
It prefers sunny areas, fits well in all types of terrain.
TUMMELBERRY produces fruit from mid-July until the end of August.
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