Arctic raspberries will give you a delicious low-maintenance groundcover. One of the hardiest fruiting plants available. An edible easy-to-grow variation of a long-time-favorite- summer fruit. These little 4-6″ tall thornless plants are bursting with fruits in mid-summer. Arctic raspberries offer a 3-season appeal. Lavender flowers fill the ground in early spring, developing into sweet bright red raspberry fruits by mid-summer. Fruits are similar in size to a small ‘Heritage’ raspberry. Each plant can produce up to one pound of berries. Explosive Crimson to Burgundy fall foliage. The plants die back to the ground in winter and regrow in spring, no need to prune, these require very little to no work, compared to standard raspberries. Slow spreading, rhizomes form a thick mat
Leaves can be used in teas, make an Arctic Raspberry tea, which has many medicinal uses
Prefers well-drained soil and Full Sun
Choose at least 2 selections for cross-pollination: Valentina, Sophia, or Beta
Fruit Set: July-August
Developed in Sweden at the Balsgard Fruit Breeding Institute, these were the favorite cultivars selected
by Dr. Gunny Larssen for flavor and hardiness.
Arctic Raspberry is not bothered by pests or diseases.