Black Jewel Raspberries
Other names occasionally used include scotch cap, wild black raspberry, black cap raspberry or black cap. Black raspberries (Rubus occidentalis L.) are a special variety of the more common red raspberry that’s native to North America.
Black Jewel Raspberries are sweet, tasty, and nutritious fruits that grow easily in the UK and provides large good crops in June and July. Not as sharp tasting as the common red raspberry but well worth growing.
A serving of black raspberries fruit also adds a significant amount of vitamin C to your diet, which is important for maintaining a healthy immune system and connective tissue. Black raspberries have have health-promoting compounds called polyphenols. These compounds have antioxidant properties, which means they can help protect cells from oxidative damage. In doing so, they help reduce the risk of certain chronic conditions like diabetes, cancer, and heart disease.
Although we don't sell black raspberries, we do recommend them! Yummy!