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Rubus illecebrosus

Categories:
Edible Plants, Perennials, Shrubs
Comment:

The strawberry-raspberry is a perennial shrub in the Roseaecae family.  It is found in thickets and disturbed areas. It can become weedy.

Height:
2 ft.
Zones:
4-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sandy to medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Prefers moist, well-drained soil. Light shade to full sun.
Propagation:
Seed
Exposure:
Light shade to full sun
Soil:
Sand, loam, clay, well drained
Origin:
E. Asia, Japan
Edibility:
Fruit is edible raw or cooked but is said to have improved flavor upon cooking.
Width:
3 ft.
Tags:
deciduous, weedy, pollinator, wildlife

NCCES plant id: 3244