Royalty Purple Raspberry

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$14.95

Royalty Purple Raspberry (Rubus idaeus) is regal in both name and nature, producing clusters of large, purple berries. This variety is known for its sweet and tart flavor, making it perfect for desserts or fresh snacking. Its vibrant fruits and consistent yields make it a top choice for gardeners.

6-12″ Bareroot

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 4-8
Soil pH: 6.0-6.5
Soil Type: Well-drained
Water Requirements: Moderate, consistent moisture
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Heat Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: None

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 4-6′ tall, 3-4′ wide
Plant Spacing: 3-4′ apart
Growth Habit: Upright, bushy
Rootstock: Own Roots

Pollination and Flowering

Pollination Requirements: Self-pollinating
Pollination Mechanisms: Insects (bees)
Bloom Time: June-July
Flower Color: White

Fruit Characteristics

Berry Size: 0.5-1″
Berry Flavor: Sweet
Berry Color and Appearance Purple, large
Harvest Time: July-August
Yield & Storage: High, store in a cool, dry place
Years to Bear: 2-3

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Botrytis Blight (Botrytis cinerea): Moderately Resistant
Cane Blight (Leptosphaeria coniothyrium): Moderately Resistant
Raspberry Leaf Spot (Sphaerulina rubi-idaei): Moderately Resistant
Verticillium Wilt (Verticillium spp.): Moderately Resistant
Raspberry Crown Borer (Pennisetia marginata): Moderately Resistant
Aphids (Aphidoidea): Moderately Resistant

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Upright, bushy
Foliage Color: Green
Lifespan: 10-15 years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Native to the United States
Nitrogen Fixing: No