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Estimated Height at Pickup: 2-3’, 3 gal 

A thornless raspberry with showy purple blooms! Leaves look more like a maple than a rose, and turn light yellow in the fall. A mounding form and colonial habit make it a perfect canadate for borders. Large berries are readily eaten by wildlife, but not palatable to humans. 

Pollination: 2+ individuals recommended.

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade, Shade

Soil Moisture: Wet Mesic, Mesic

Soil Type: Loam, Rocky Loam, Sandy Loam

Height: 3’-6’

Width: 6’-12’ 

Bloom Color: Pink, Purple

Bloom Time: Jun-Aug

Fruit: Raspberries mature in late summer to fall.

Fall Color: Yellow

Root Type: Rhizome

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Little data available. Flowers attract a variety of pollinators, and fruits are eaten by many birds. Likely hosts a wide array of insects like other Rubus, including the striped hairstreak butterfly, several genus of moths, beetles, leafhoppers, katydids, treehoppers, and walkingsticks.

Notes: Suckers readily in ideal conditions. Shade tolerance is fairly good, but it may not flower in too much shade.

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