Thimbleberry- Potted Plants- Rubus parviflorus - Native plant - Richer Flavor Than Raspberries

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R. parviflorus (Thimbleberry) is grown as an thornless ornamental fruiting plant, in wildlife gardens, for erosion control and in habitat restoration projects. Native to western and northern North America, in the States of AK , AZ , CA , CO , IA , ID , IL , MA , MI , MN , MT, NM , NV , OR, SD , UT , WA , WI  and WY.
Thimbleberry berries are known for a burst of sweet/sour taste that is richer and more tart than raspberries. Both flowers and berries are fragrant. Flowers are large, and appear in clusters of 3 or 4 white blossoms. Berries were eaten fresh and made into jellies.

Grows 2-8 foot tall in USDA Zones 3-8. Makes a great addition to woodland gardens and borders. Spreads by under ground roots that form dense thickets. Plants are totally thornless. Large, soft, maple looking leaves are a great contrast to finer leaved shrubs. As a bonus, leaves turn a bright, golden yellow color in Fall. Grows best in rich, organic, acidic, moist well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Requires regular moisture.
Plants are 1 year old starter plants over 12 inches tall. Ships rooted in soil in 3 1/2 inch tall pots. Will fruit next year.
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