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Species: Salmonberry

Scientific Name: Rubus Spectabilis

Classification: Deciduous Shrubs



Description: The Salmonberry, is a medium-sized shrub, often reaching heights of 6-10 feet at maturity. It is native to Western North America, including Alaska, British Columbia, Washington State, Oregon and California. The species green, egg-shaped leaves form in the spring, which bloom into bright pink flowers in the early summer. During the summer months, edible berries form, which range in color from salmon-colored, to red. It is known to be lightly covered in small thorns, is hardy and frost tolerant and can tolerate a range of soil types, however prefers well-drained soil. It does best in the full sun, but tolerant to partial shade conditions as well. It is known to grow to form thickets.

Site Conditions: The Salmonberry is adaptable to a range of soil types. It prefers moist soil that is well drained but is tolerant of wet soil. It prefers full sun exposure, but can tolerate partial shade conditions.

Stock: This species is in stock and available for pickup at our Arlington, WA location or available for delivery

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