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Rubus idaeus

Red Raspberry

Framboise, Garden Raspberry
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Rubus idaeus
Principal Common Name Red Raspberry
Common Name(s) Framboise, Garden Raspberry
Synonym
Description Erect canes 3-5' or more, some have prickles, bearing thimble-size hollow fruits.
General Comments Berries form on second year growth. After fruiting, cut back old canes.
Origin
Nativity Northern Hemisphere
Height Range 3 - 6 FT
Spread Range 5 - 8 FT
Flower Showy N
Warning
Sunset Zones 1 : 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 4a : 4b : 5a : 5b : 6a : 6b : 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Dull Green : Medium Green
Leaf Texture Dull : Serrate : Soft
Form Shrub
Flower Color White
Flower Time Spring
Months
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Acid : Rich : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Attracts Bees : Attracts Birds : Berries : Cold Tolerant : Edible : Flavor : Frost tolerant

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