Thimbleberry (Rubus parviflorus): Bundle of 10


Bare root. Sold in bundles of 10.

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Sold in bundles of 10.

At a Glance: Medium sized deciduous shrub

Height: 3-8ft high
Leaves: Large fuzzy maple-like leaves
Flowers: Small white flowers
Fruits: small clusters of raspberry-like bright red berries

Appeal: Hardy, thicket forming shrub.  Competitive with invasive plant species.  Edible berries.

Helpful Tips: Click HERE to determine your recommended planting density.

Ethnobotany: Young shoots eaten raw in large quantities. Berries were often dried and eaten with smoked clams.  Leaves were folded and used as berry picking containers.

Sun/Shade Tolerance Hydrology Elevation Range
full sun > 80%
mostly sunny 60%-80%
partial sun and shade 40%- 60%
mostly shady 60%-80%
full shade > 80%


low elevation
mid elevation



Pojar, Jim, and Andy MacKinnon. Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia & Alaska. Revised ed. Redmond, Wash.: B.C. Ministry of Forests and Lone Pine Pub., 2004. Print.

“Sound Native Plants.” Sound Native Plants. Web. 31 Oct. 2014.