Rubus idaeus var. strigosa
Red Raspberries are a deciduous, thicket-forming shrub with biennial cane like stems. In the wild, they grow in the open, along stream banks, and wooded mountain areas. White to pinkish flowers bloom in the spring. First year plants produce only leaves. Leaves, flowers, and fruit appear in the second year.
- Pruning is essential to keep the plants well-maintained
- Prune after fruiting is over
- Produce red fruit in the summer