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Rubus idaeus 'Red River'


Rubus idaeus 'Red River' is a dwarf cultivar to just 3 feet tall with sweet, juicy, red raspberries from mid to late summer.

Rubus idaeus 'Red River' is one of the smaller raspberries with canes to just 3 feet tall producing delicious, sweet and juicy red berries from mid to late summer. Best in full sun. Provide organically rich, moist but well-drained soils. Canes, which are covered in thorns, produce fruit in their 2nd year. Remove canes after fruiting to encourage new growth. Probably hardy to zone 2. Enjoy fruit fresh, frozen, canned, or baked.

Common Name: Raspberry

Family: Rosaceae (The Rose Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-8

Light: Full Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: Yes

Berries: Red

Benefits: Bees

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: Yes

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America

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