• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Upright, rounded growth to 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Thornless Dwarf
    Blooms:
    Spring flowers, followed by midsummer fruit.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ROO-bus
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth habit:Round
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Upright, rounded growth to 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
    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); Yarrow (Achillea); Salvia (Salvia); Lavender (Lavandula); Russian Sage (Perovskia)
  • 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:
    Bred by the University of Arkansas and jointly selected to join a a decades-long 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 Raspberry Shortcake® Dwarf Raspberry, Jelly Bean®, Peach Sorbet®, Pink Icing™, and Perpetua Blueberry.
    Lore:
    Awarded Best in Show at Farwest 2016 New Varieties Showcase, produced by the Oregon Association of Nurseries.

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