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Blackcap | Rubus leucodermis

This tasty raspberry forms clusters of white to pink flowers at the ends of prickly white stems. Makes a good hedgerow or fence-line plant. Attractive winter canes. Provides food and shelter for birds and other wildlife.

Plant Details

HabitatsMixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
Habitat NotesGrows in disturbed sites like burned woodlots, open forests.
Mature Height1.5-6 ft
Shade Preferencefull sun, part shade
Soil Tolerancemoist to dry, well-drained soils
Special Useshedgerow, erosion control, thickets