[NAFEX] Huge Wild Raspberries
Dr. Chiranjit Parmar
parmarch_mnd at dataone.in
Sat Aug 30 02:01:50 EDT 2008
Will you go there once again and come back with few picture of fruits and
What is the botanical name of this wild raspberry. Genus Rubus has a large
number of species some even growing in tropics.
There is one yellow fruited, Rubus ellipticus which has been described in
I am interested in reporting your discovery in Fruitipedia.
Dr. Chiranjit Parmar
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From: <jfruth at tds.net>
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Sent: Friday, August 29, 2008 5:54 AM
Subject: [NAFEX] Huge Wild Raspberries
> Until yesterday, I thought that all wild red raspberries bore relatively
> tiny fruits and that each plant bears few of them. Yesterday I stumbled
> upon the exception, clearly what early plant breeders must have found to
> produce today's commercial varieties. Those berries were larger than my
> thumb nail and there were 'strings' of them on a branch. They are too far
> out in the woods to be likely garden escapes and it wasn't just one or two
> plants; there are hundreds of them spread out over hundreds of square
> If I didn't already have large fruited raspberries, I'd be digging them
> up to bring some home. Instead, I'll return next year to see if they are
> still performing as they are this year.
> Jim Fruth
> Brambleberry Farm
> Pequot Lakes, Minnesota
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