The Rubus spectabilis is a shrub that grows up to 4 meters. tall, perennial, non-woody stems are covered by thin spines. The leaves are trifoliate (with three leaflets), 7-22 cm in length, the leaflet larger end of the two lateral. The leaf margins are toothed. The flowers are 2-3 cm diameter, with five pink-purple double petals. The fruit ripens in late summer to early fall, and looks like a big orange-red raspberry 1.5-2 cm long.
The fruit of ‘salmonberry’ reminds a bit of raspberry, only in form, is a red-orange color, medium-large, aromatic, juicy, rich in vitamins.
The fruits are rich in Vitamin C.
It prefers sunny areas or partial shade.
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