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Mysore Raspberry
Mysore Raspberry

Rosaceae Rubus Niveus Mysore

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Grows InZone 7A · 0° to 5° F through Zone 11 · Above 40° F
Sun ExposureFull / Mostly Sun, Morning Sun / Evening Shade, Morning Shade / Evening Sun
Soil DrainageWell Drained
Resistent ToDisease, Mildew
Flower ColorWhite
BloomsSpring Blooms, Summer Blooms, Fall Blooms, Winter Blooms, Early Spring Blooms, Fall Foliage, Winter Foliage, Spring Foliage, Summer Foliage, Fall Berries, Early Summer Blooms, Summer Berries, Winter Berries
Foliage ColorMedium Green
Average Height10' to 12', 12' to 15'
Average Width4' to 6', 6' to 8'
Additional Information About Mysore Raspberry

Rubus Niveus 'Mysore' is a fast growing shrub and fruit bearing plant that can be grown in USDA Plant Hardiness Zones 7A through 11. It matures to an average height of 10 feet to 15 feet and an average width of 4 feet to 8 feet, depending on climate and other environmental factors. It prefers growing in a location that provides full sun, morning sun with afternoon shade or morning shade with afternoon sun and grows best when planted in sand, loam, clay or silt soil that is well drained. In the spring, summer, fall and winter Mysore Raspberry produces white flowers. The foliage is medium green in color. It attracts wildlife and is resistant to diseases and mildew.

Need help choosing the right variety of Raspberry plants?

This is the fun part! There are lots of Raspberry varieties to choose from - each offering fruit with its own, truly unique attributes. Among these are:  Size, Color, Flavor, Fruiting Habit, Ripening Period, and more. Why not plant an assortment of Early-Mid-Late season varieties, and extend your raspberry harvest season?  With just a little homework, you can select the perfect raspberry varieties for your garden - click the link below to use the Raspberry Variety Information Sheet to help make your selections.

Click here to see our 'Raspberry Variety Information Sheet' and select the most well-suited raspberry varieties for your garden >>

More about Mysore Raspberry...

Mysore (aka Snowpeaks, Ceylon, Black, Indian, or Hill) raspberry species, Rubus niveus, is native of Burma/India, specifically to the lower Himalayas. It was eventually introduced to E.Africa/Kenya, and in 1948, its seeds were supplied to the University of Florida's Agricultural  Research and Education Center. Plants were propegated and widely distributed, and by the mid-1950's, Mysore berries could be found and purchased at many of Florida's markets/produce outlets. Mysore is a large, everbearing shrub, and can achieve 15'+ heights under ideal conditions. For heaviest yields, some afternoon shade is best, and pruning to discourage spring/summer flowering is recommended. December flowering is ideal for fruit to develop and ripen ~ February thru May/June, and will provide for larger number/size of berries. Fruit turns from red to purple, and then black when ripe - clusters can contain more than a dozen ripe, very pleasant black raspberries, and the seeds found in the Mysore berries are small, and not objectionable. Mysore has been grown successfully in mountainous regions (up to10,000 ft. elevation), and it is one of very few raspberries able to grow at lower elevations, like those found in the tropics.

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