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Strawberry Leaf Raspberry

Scientific name

Rubus pedatus


The Strawberry Leaf Raspberry is a short, deciduous shrub species that can grow up to 0.5 m. This plant may also be known by the common names: Five Leaved Bramble or Creeping Raspberry. The leaves are alternately arranged, compound, have three or five leaflets, which are 1-3 cm long, oval shaped, and have irregularly course toothed margins. The flowers are white, have five petals, appear on long erect stems, and bloom in late summer. These flowers produce bright red, shiny, globe shaped berries, which are edible to humans. Unlike other Raspberry species, this plant has no thorns on the stem. The fruit and flowers of Strawberry Leaf Raspberry are beneficial to many wildlife species, like birds, as well as pollinator species, like bees and butterflies.

Planting conditions

Grows best in moist or normal conditions with full or partial sun exposure. It can grow on a variety of soil types and pH levels. It is tolerant of shade and low nutrient soil but will grow better with sun and nutrients. This plant is naturally found in wet meadows, wet forests, or along river and lake shorelines.


  • Plant height:
    • Max 1.5m
    • Max 2m
    • Max 3m
  • Moisture level:
    • Normal
    • Moist
  • Light conditions:
    • Full sun
    • Partial sun
  • Soil type:
    • Sandy
    • Loamy
    • Clay
    • Humus
    • Rocky
  • pH:
    • Acidic
    • Basic
    • Normal
  • Depth:
    • Potted
  • Plant type:
    • Shrub
  • Height:
    • 0.5 m
  • Spread:
    • 2 m