Jewel Black Raspberry
Jewel Black Raspberry is a close relative of Red and Yellow Raspberries bearing good crops of large, flavorful, shiny black fruit. These tasty Black Raspberries ripen in mid summer and are delicious for fresh eating, preserves and baked goods.
Latin Name: Rubus spp.
Site and Soil: Raspberries like 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Raspberries are self-fertile.
Hardiness: Jewel Black Raspberry is hardy to minus 10° F. or below.
Bearing Age: 1-2 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 6 ft. in height.
Bloom Time: April
Ripening Time: July-August
Yield: 2+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Raspberries are generally free of insect and disease problems.
USDA Zone: 6
Sunset Western Zone: A1-A3, 1-24
Sunset Northeast Zone: 36-40, 41-43