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Rubus idaeus 'Purple'


Rubus idaeus 'Purple' is a summer-bearing raspberry with large, firm, dusky purple berries with sweet flavour.

Rubus idaeus 'Purple' is a summer-bearing raspberry that produces heavy crops of large, firm, dusky purple berries with a delicious sweet flavour on vigorous and hardy canes. Requires organically rich, moist but well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Yield will be higher in full sun. Remove fruited canes after fruiting to encourage new canes. Enjoy fresh, frozen, canned, and baked. Attracts bees and wildlife. Possibly hardy to zone 3.

Common Name: Summer-Bearing Raspberry - [Citrus Pre-Order]

Family: Rosaceae (The Rose Family)

Zone Hardiness: 4-8

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 4-6'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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