Salmonberry (Spectabilis) is generally described as
a perennial vine or subshrub.
native to the U.S. (United States)
has its most active growth period in the
spring and summer .
Salmonberry (Spectabilis) has
green foliage and
purple flowers, with
a moderate amount of
conspicuous red fruits or seeds.
The greatest bloom is usually observed in the
with fruit and seed production starting in the
spring and continuing until
not retained year to year.
Salmonberry (Spectabilis) has a
moderate life span relative to most other plant species and a
moderate growth rate.
At maturity, the typical
Salmonberry (Spectabilis) will reach up to
12 feet high, with a maximum height at 20 years of
Salmonberry (Spectabilis) is usually not commercially available except under contract. It can be propagated by
bare root, container, cuttings, seed.
It has a
slow ability to spread through seed production and the seedlings have
Note that cold stratification is
not required for seed germination and the plant cannot survive exposure to temperatures below
high tolerance to drought and restricted water conditions.
Source: USDA, NRCS, PLANTS Database, plants.usda.gov.
National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA