Raspberry Jewel Black is a release from the Cornell Small Fruit Breeding Program. As one of the more popular black raspberries, the Jewel Black has rich flavor that is excellent for jams and jellies and is winter hardy.
Yes, the Jewel Black Raspberry has thorns. Growing 4 to 5 feet tall, the Jewel Black will spread approximately 2 to 3 feet wide. Pest and disease resistant. Jewel Black Raspberry ripens in mid summer.
Here is everything you need to know about planting raspberries and even some recipes for wines, jellies, etc.:
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