Brandywine Purple Raspberry



Brandywine Purple Raspberry

(5 customer reviews)


Brandywine Purple Raspberry (Rubus occidentalis x idaeus) is a stunning hybrid, offering large, deep purple berries that are a treat to the senses. This variety combines the best of red and black raspberries, resulting in fruits that are perfect for jams, jellies, or fresh consumption. Its robust growth ensures a bountiful harvest.

6-12″ Bareroot

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Requirements and Tolerances

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 4-8
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun
Water Requirements: Moderate, consistent moisture
Soil Type: Well-drained
Soil pH: 6.0-6.5
Plant Spacing: 3-4′ apart
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: None
Heat Tolerance: Moderate

Physical Characteristics

Rootstock: Own Roots
Plant Size: 4-6′ tall, 3-4′ wide
Growth Habit: Upright, bushy
Foliage Color: Green
Bloom Time: June-July
Flower Color: White
Berry Size: 0.5-1″
Berry Flavor: Sweet-tart
Berry Color and Appearance Purple, large

Growth and Reproduction

Growth Rate: Fast
Years to Bear: 2-3
Lifespan: 10-15 years
Pollination Requirements: Self-pollinating
Pollination Mechanisms: Insects (bees)
Harvest Time: July-August
Yield & Storage: High, store in a cool, dry place

Disease Resistance

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Native to the United States
Nitrogen Fixing: No
Botrytis Blight (Botrytis cinerea): Moderately Resistant
Cane Blight (Leptosphaeria coniothyrium): Moderately Resistant
Raspberry Leaf Spot (Sphaerulina rubi-idaei): Moderately Resistant
Verticillium Wilt (Verticillium spp.): Moderately Resistant
Raspberry Crown Borer (Pennisetia marginata): Moderately Resistant
Aphids (Aphidoidea): Moderately Resistant

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 24 × 1 × 1 in
Hardiness Zone

4, 5, 6, 7, 8



5 reviews for Brandywine Purple Raspberry

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  1. Vanessa M. (Verified Customer)

    Came well packaged and healthy!

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  2. EJ P. (Verified Customer)

    Big size and healthy looking plants with big roots

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  3. Deborah Cook (Verified Customer)

    Doing well, I’m very pleased so far

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  4. Megan S. (Verified Customer)

    Plants arrived in great shape. Healthy and ready to plant.

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  5. Ricardo Wieler (Verified Customer)

    Arrived green and grew right away.

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