Creeping Raspberry - 5 Plants - 3.5 inch Pots
Creeping Raspberry forms a dense evergreen ground cover mat. Fall foliage turns to burgundy shades. Fruit is edible. It's deer resistant, and drought tolerant when established. Gardeners with limited space will appreciate its beauty and fruitfulness in their container gardens.
Name(s): Rubus calycinoides, Rubus pentalobus, Creeping Raspberry, Creeping Bramble.
Flower Color: White.
Bloom Time: Spring.
Foliage: Evergreen, turning purple in fall.
Height/Spread: 2 inches to 4 inches x 18 inches to 24 inches.
Climate Zones: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.
Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade.
Soil Condition: Well-drained, average, pH 6.1 to 7.8.
Features: Drought tolerant when established, deer resistant, fall foliage, produces edible fruit.
Uses: Massed planting, ground cover, fruit gardens, borders.
Comments: Rubus calycinoides or R. pentalobus is also known as Creeping Raspberry. It is native to Taiwan. This increasingly popular evergreen ground cover forms a dense mat. Leaves are slightly lobed and puckered. Small white flowers are insignificant. Fruit is edible. Fall foliage is the attraction. Not only is it beautiful during the growing season, but it turns to a lovely burgundy shade in fall and winter. Mature height is only 2 inches to 4 inches.
Creeping Raspberry thrives in full sun to partial shade in USDA climate zones 6 to 10, preferring average well-drained soil. Space from 18 inches to 24 inches apart.
Creeping Raspberry deer resistant and drought tolerant. Though drought-tolerant, it should be watered regularly until established. It is a fine ground cover for small or large areas, great for container gardens, planters and fruit gardens.
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