Wild Raspberry (Rubus calycinus) in the Rubus Database

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 2 to 3 feet
Plant Spread: 4 to 8 feet
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: 1/2 to 3/4 inch dark red berry
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Cooked
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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