American red raspberry

Rubus strigosus

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American red raspberry (Rubus strigosus)
ROO-bus strig-OH-sus
Synonyms:  R. idaeus var. strigosus (and varieties)
Genus:  Rubus
This native species flowers in summer, producing edible fruits and leaves suitable for making tea. It naturalizes in thickets, and grows well in wild areas in full sun or dappled shade.
Care:  Provide full sun and moderately fertile, well-drained soil. 
Propagation:  Root softwood cuttings in summer, or hardwood cuttings in early winter.
Problems:  Canker, cane blight, anthracnose, powdery mildew, rust, gray mold (Botrytis), Verticillium wilt, fireblight, scale insects, caterpillars, leafhoppers.

Overview

Height
6 ft. to 10 ft.
Spread
6 ft. to 10 ft.
Growth Habit
Spreads
Growth Pace
Moderate Grower
Light
Full Sun Only
Moisture
Adaptable
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Attracts Birds,
Attracts Butterflies,
Fragrant Flowers,
Native,
Showy Flowers,
Showy Fruit
Bloom Time
Summer
Flower Color
White Flower
Uses
Hedge,
Naturalizing,
Roadside
Seasonal Interest
Summer Interest
Tolerance
Drought Tolerant
Type
Shrubs

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