• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Compact mound, 2 to 3 ft. tall, cascading or spreading slightly wider.
    Key Feature:
    Thornless Dwarf
    Blooms:
    Spring flowers, followed by midsummer fruit.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ROO-bus eye-DAY-us
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth habit:Mounding
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Compact mound, 2 to 3 ft. tall, cascading or spreading slightly wider.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Spring flowers, followed by midsummer fruit.
    Flower color:White
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsRosemary (Rosmarinus); Lavender (Lavandula); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Salvia (Salvia); Yarrow (Achillea)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide well-drained, neutral soil. Fertilize in early spring and in summer. Produces on second year canes; after harvest, prune only canes that have fruited, leaving all newly emerged canes to overwinter and produce next year's fruit. In late spring, cut all dead canes with no new growth at ground level.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    One of three inaugural introductions from a collection by Fall Creek Farm & Nursery in Oregon, Raspberry Shortcake™ is the result of a decades-long breeding program that has focused on finding exciting new berry plants for the home gardener that are simple to grow, exceptionally beautiful, and delicious. Also included in the collection are Jelly Bean™ Blueberry and Peach Sorbet™ Blueberry.

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