Bushel and Berry® Raspberry Shortcake Bush

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Revolutionary and space-saving, the Bushel and Berry® Raspberry Shortcake® (Rubus 'NR7') dwarf Raspberry Bush has fantastic ornamental appeal and healthy edible fruit! A few would also look terrific in just about any sunny spot in your garden and become accented in bright white blossoms and jewel-tone red fruit!

As delicious and delightful as a bowl of shortcake on a summer day, your Raspberry Shortcake® will grow to be an alluring presence in your yard from the first summer you acquire it. This dwarf variety is thornless, with a compact rounded form that will perfectly conform to your space limitations.

Its gentle arching habit will certainly create a lovely presence in your landscape, even without its fruit and flowers. Spring brings lovely, petite flowers that transform into tantalizing berries by mid-summer. The textured, toothy and pleated foliage is a delight in of itself!

Planting and Application:

Shortcake® is perfect for growing in containers and would look great on your porch or balcony. They’re that space-saving! You'll welcome the butterflies and fat bumblebees who flock to your blooms. You should also be prepared to marvel at the songbirds that seem to rejoice at the presence of a Raspberry plant in their yard. You'll soon understand their excitement when you sample the prolific and sweet fruit of your harvest every summer!

Your Raspberry Shortcake® is an ouch-less cane and incredible dwarf that won't require staking, and it's self-pollinating so you can have one or more with no problem! It's small enough to tuck into vegetable and kitchen gardens, to harvest from your paito or even in a hanging planter on a sunny porch! Include among your other pollinator garden, cottage border or even front yard edible landscaping!

  • Bright Red Tasty Berries
  • Mid-Summer Harvest
  • White Spring Flowers
  • Thornless Compact Nature
  • Self-Fruitful Floricane

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Fruiting bushes like Raspberries need full sun to flower and fruit the best. Provide an organically rich, well-drained moist location and mulch the roots well. Prune Floricane bushes after harvest, removing the canes that fruited this year, to the ground.

  • Full Sun
  • Regular Fertility
  • Moderately Moist Well-Drained Soil
  • 800-900 Chill Hours
  • Prune After Fruiting

Not just attractive, but ornamental and edible sweet harvest, the Bushel and Berry® Raspberry Shortcake® will be a delectable addition to your garden today, but only if you hurry and order yours from NatureHills.com!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Bushel and Berry® Raspberry Shortcake Bush Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-9
Growing Zones 5-9
More Information
Brand Bushel and Berry
Botanical Name Rubus 'NR7'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 2 - 3 feet
Mature Spread 2 - 3 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Adaptable
Moisture Moderate
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color White
Foliage Green
Harvest Time Mid Season
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Fruiting Time Floricane
Pruning Time After Fruiting