Rubus leucodermis

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Rubus leucodermis
Rubus leucodermis

Species Name: Rubus leucodermis
Common Name: Blackcap Raspberry

Native raspberry found in the San Gabriel & San Bernardino Mtns. Fruits are edible. Recommended for bird gardens. Give summer water to enhance both berry production & flavor.

Plant Family: Rosaceae
Plant Type: Shrub/Vine
Height by Width: 3-5' H x 10-20' W
Growth Habit: Form dense thicket or bramble
Deciduous/Evergreen: Semi deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Loam
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Throughout California Floristic Province except Coast and Central Valley
Natural Habitat: Generally rocky, but especially moist areas from 120-7,400'

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