Cumberland Black Raspberry



Cumberland Black Raspberry

(6 customer reviews)


Cumberland Black Raspberry (Rubus occidentalis) is a classic, producing dark, juicy berries with a rich flavor profile. This variety is known for its consistent yields and adaptability, thriving in various soil types. Its fruits are perfect for pies, jams, or enjoying fresh, promising a delightful culinary experience.

6-12″ Bareroot

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Requirements and Tolerances

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 5-8
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
Flower Color: White
Berry Size: 1″
Berry Flavor: Sweet, rich
Berry Color and Appearance Black, round

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: July-August
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

5, 6, 7, 8



6 reviews for Cumberland Black Raspberry

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  1. Anonymous (Verified Customer)

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  2. Vinnie (Verified Customer)

    The best snack while gardening !

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  3. Jennifer G. (Verified Customer)

    Looking at the healthy plant that was shipped to me, I could almost taste those berries.

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  4. Joseph L. (Verified Customer)

    Nice stem quality, visible buds. Obviously a healthy plant.

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  5. Tina EPPLIN (Verified Customer)

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  6. Allison (Verified Customer)

    Plants arrived on time, and have already set blooms!

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