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Rubus ideaus var. strigosus

More About Rubus ideaus var. strigosus

  • Single, white flowers
  • Red, thimble-shaped fruit
  • Textured, green leaves, made up of three leaflets, turn yellow in the fall
  • Thorny canes are upright then arch over to reroot
  • An excellent colonizer
  • Bloom Time: Late spring or early summer

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Zone:

3

Height:

175-200 cm

Spread:

175-200 cm

Colour:

White
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Wild Red Raspberry Growing and Maintenance Tips

This native plant grows best in sunny conditions with a slightly dry, sandy soil. It can be seen growing wild in abandoned fields and along forest edges.


Rubus ideaus var. strigosus Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Edible
Edible
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Summer
Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Clumping
Multi-stem/Clump form
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Roadside planting