Good eating fresh, or in jams and jellies
Large, round, firm, glossy black berries that are never seedy. Excellent, sweet, rich, delicious flavor. Good eating fresh, or for jams and jellies. Good for cold areas. Vigorous, strong, upright, heavily rooted plants. 2 year old plant.Rubus Rosaceae occidentalis
Cumberland Black Cap
Summer-bearing raspberries produce one harvest per year, but they will not fruit until the second year after planting.
- Ease of Growing
- Grown as
- Growing Habit
Cane berries are versatile and hardy in the coldest climates where other fruits fail.
- Spring Transplant
- Growing Season
- Short, Long
- Cultivar Type
- Growing Conditions
- Cold, Cool, Warm, Hot
Cane berries prefer a deep, well–drained, fertile soil and typically bear fruit on 2 year old wood.
- Outdoor Growing Temp
- 55°F - 85°F
- Min Outdoor Soil Temp
In colder climates, plant in Spring. In mild climates, you can plant anytime in Spring or Fall.
- Start Indoors
- Start Outdoors
- Sun: min. 6 hours daily (Cold, Cool, Warm, Hot)
Raspberries need a minimum of 6 to 8 hours of sunlight per day for maximum productivity.
Raspberries are deep rooted, so they only need a moderate amount of water. Drip irrigation is highly recommended to avoid fungal disease on the berries.
Raspberries should be fertilized every Spring with a good organic fertilizer or compost mix.
- Tolerates light frost, Needs lots of space
- Small Gardens?
- Attracts beneficial insects?
- Fruit Size
- Plant Height
- Plant Diameter
- Hardiness Zone
- Disease Resistance
- Fungal Disease
- Taste Profile
Excellent, sweet, rich, delicious flavor.