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A dark red soft fruit produced by crossing a blackberry and a raspberry.
- ‘Add the lemon juice and pour through a sieve into six tall, elegant glasses with five or six tayberries, raspberries, brambles or strawberries in each.’
- ‘Blackberries and raspberries are often crossed to give varieties such as the loganberry and tayberry.’
- ‘You could also add raspberries, loganberries, blueberries, tayberries and blackberries.’
- ‘Uncooked tayberries are great in fruit salads and tarts.’
- ‘There was a short-lived fashion for Worcesterberries about ten years ago when they were unconvincingly touted as a rival for brambles or tayberries.’
Named after the River Tay in Scotland, near where it was introduced in 1977.
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