creeping raspberry Rosaceae Rubus hayata-koidzumii Naruh. Listen to the Latin symbol: RUHA7 Other Fact Sheets
Leaf: Alternate, simple, evergreen or very tardily deciduous; orbicular with 3-5 lobes, 1 1/2 inches long, dark green and distinctly wrinkled above, paler and pubescent below; margins are crenate to serrate; petioles are long and densely hairy.
Flower: Perfect, complete; large (about 3/4 inches in diameter), white, occur either singly or paired, appearing in early summer.
Fruit: Yellow to red or salmon colored aggregate of drupelets; sweet and delicious.
Twig: Green, densely hairy, and armed with small curved prickles.
Form: A very low growing, creeping shrub that forms a dense groundcover, to 1 foot.
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Additional Range Information:
Rubus hayata-koidzumii is planted in the USDA hardiness zones shown above and is not known to widely escape cultivaton.
External Links:
USDA Plants Database
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