Caroline Red Raspberry



Caroline Red Raspberry

(7 customer reviews)


Caroline Red Raspberry (Rubus idaeus) is renowned for its large, flavorful berries that burst with sweetness. This mid-season variety ensures a generous harvest, perfect for desserts, jams, or fresh snacking. Its vigorous growth and disease resistance make it a top choice for both novice and experienced gardeners.

6-12″ Bareroot

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Requirements and Tolerances

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 4-9
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun
Water Requirements: Moderate, consistent moisture
Soil Type: Well-drained
Soil pH: 6.0-6.5
Plant Spacing: 2-3′ apart
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: 800-1000 hours
Heat Tolerance: Moderate

Physical Characteristics

Rootstock: Own Roots
Plant Size: 4-5′ tall, 3-4′ wide
Growth Habit: Upright, bushy
Foliage Color: Green
Bloom Time: Summer to early fall
Flower Color: Red
Fall Color: Red
Berry Size: 1″
Berry Flavor: Sweet, slightly tart
Berry Color and Appearance Bright red, conical

Growth and Reproduction

Growth Rate: Fast
Years to Bear: 2-3
Lifespan: 10-12 years
Pollination Requirements: Self-pollinating
Pollination Mechanisms: Insects (bees)
Harvest Time: August-September
Yield & Storage: High, store in a cool, dry place

Disease Resistance

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Native to North America
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, 9



7 reviews for Caroline Red Raspberry

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  1. Maria S. (Verified Customer)

    Very nice looking cane. Excited to see it leaf out.

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  2. Anonymous (Verified Customer)

    very healthy plants, very exciting to have them

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  3. Joseph L. (Verified Customer)

    One one or two buds were visible upon arrival, and this was the one variety that had almost no signs of life until about a full month after the delivery date. It’s finally leafed out and looks strong enough to make it to summer.

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  4. Norberto Armas (Verified Customer)

    Can wait to start eating this delicious berry

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  5. Katherine K. (Verified Customer)

    Good quality plant and roots and it was shipped well protected.

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  6. Stacey A. (Verified Customer)

    Came as described with instructions of how to care for the plant. Already has some new growth after only 3 days.

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  7. Traci B. (Verified Customer)


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