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Rubus spectabilis

Size/Zone: BR 12 – 18″

Sun: Full sun, can tolerate sun or some shade, or full shade

Soil Conditions: Moist places and wetlands

Habitat Notes: Grows in moist places and wetlands and is especially abundant along streamsides and riparian areas. It can form dense thickets.

ID Notes: Golden-brown to red-rust colored twigs with dense prickles on new growth. Large single flowers develop into raspberry like fruit that varies from yellow to orange to deep red in color. Stems often arching habit.

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Height at 20 yrs. 12 ft. Deer Browse Moderate
Mature Height  12 ft. Wildlife Value   High
Growth Rate Moderate Timber Value   N/A
Lifespan Moderate Resprout Ability  Yes
Moisture Use Medium Hardiness  Moderate
Drought Tolerance High  
Sun Tolerance High  

USDA Plant Database

Wildflower Native Plant Database

Photo Credits: The Wild Garden,