WHITEBARK RASPBERRY, BLACKCAP Rubus leucodermis
Whitebark Raspberry, also known as Blackcap Raspberry, is a variety of raspberry native to western North America, from Alaska southward along the Pacific coast as far as California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Chihuahua.
It is grown in gardens for fruit or harvested in the wild, by humans and animals alike, including a wide variety of birds and mammals.
Rubus leucodermis is a deciduous shrub. The fruit is 1–1.2 centimetres (3⁄8–1⁄2 inch) diameter, red to reddish-purple at first, turning dark purple to nearly black when ripe.
Type: Hardy shrub
Location: Sun or part sun
Hardiness zones: 5-9
Seeds per pack: 3
Germination: Use a sterile seed-start mix. Surface sow in a pot. Water, and place in plastic, and in the fridge for 90 days for stratification. Then bring to warmth for them to germinate. Keep continually moist.