Who knew?

  •    The leaves of raspberry bushes can be used fresh or dried in herbal and medicinal teas. It is believed that raspberry leaves can be helpful for a sore throat as well as various stomach ailments.
  • Each raspberry weighs about four grams each, and has around 100 drupelets on average.
  • Raspberries have a hollow core once it is removed from the plant.
  • A purple raspberry is a cross between a black andpicture courtesy of http://www.directgardening.com/large/6534_l.jpg a red raspberry.
  • The yellow raspberry type is a mutant red raspberry.
  • There are over 200 species of raspberries
  • Raspberries can be grown from that Arctic to the equator.
  • 60 to 70 pints of fruits can be harvested from a 100 foot row.