Scientific Name: Rubus idaeus
Common Name: raspberry
Family Name: Rosaceae
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Zone: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 °C)
Plant Type: Vine - deciduous, Vine or climber
Mature Size: 1.3 - 2.0m x 1.0 - 1.5m (height x width)
Habit: Arching, Irregular, Spreading, Twiggy, Upright
Form: Round
Texture: Coarse
Landscape Uses: Urban agriculture, Wildlife food
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Compound, Alternate, Prickly, Tomentose, Odd-pinnate, Oblong, Ovate, Dentate, Serrate
Flowers: Raceme, White, Jun
Fruit: Aggregate fruit, Drupe, Edible, Orange, Red, Aug-Sep
Key ID Features:
Leaves compound with 5 heavily veined leaflets, some lobed; cyme florets about 15mm wide, with 5 green sepals with alternating with 5 smaller white petals, many stmens and pistils; aggregate of drupelets (raspberry). Winter ID: multiple straight basal stems with small prickles, buds conical, about 6mm long, next to forked ligulate stipules.