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Rubus strigosus
Synonyms: R. idaeus strigosus

Common Name(s): Amererican red raspberry; red raspberry
Family: Rosaceae
Growth Habit: Biennial/Perennial
Invasiveness: Weed
Growing Days: 80 to 90 (days)
Abs.Max=82° (F)    Opt.Max=73° (F)
Opt.Min=63° (F)    Abs.Min=41° (F)
Precipitation: 24 to 47 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -29° (F)
Soil pH: 5.5 to 7
Soil Texture/Type: Sandy loams to loams
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity:
Commercial fruit is a hybrid of R. idaeus and R. strigosus. More cold tolerant than black, but more subject to disease and produce less.
Pythium, Sclerotinia, Anthrachose, Rhizoctonia, Powdery Mildew, Rust
Weed - , Environ. - ornamental, Food - fruit


Geographical Origin:
North America, Asia
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