Edible Portion: Fruit
A vigorous trailing bramble. This is a cross between a raspberry and probably a dewberry. The vine looses its leaves during the year. Plants are self fertile. The fruit is a berry. It is long and red but matures to a purple-black. The berry is larger than a Youngberry and has a dull colour because of fine hairs on the surface.
It is a temperate plant. It prefers fertile, well drained soil. It does best in full sunlight. They need cool conditions and moist soil. It suits plant hardiness zones 5-10.