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Labrador Tea vs Madawaska Raspberry

Rhododendron groenlandicum (Ledum groenlandicum)

Rubus sp. Madawaska

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Labrador Tea
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Labrador Tea is slow-growing evergreen shrub native to the boreal forests of Canada.

It thrives in wet, swampy conditions.

Labrador Tea has narrow, leathery, dark green leaves, topped by a cluster of white flowers in the spring. It is a perfect ornamental shrub for boggy, wet areas of your property.

The Madawaska Raspberry is a productive, early-fruiting variety with dark red berries that are juicy with a medium sweet flavor. They are very winter-hardy with great disease resistance. The berries are great for fresh eating and for baking or preserves.

The Madawaska Raspberry is a primocane variety. Prune stalks down each winter or early spring to get higher fruit yields and easier harvesting.

LABRADOR TEA QUICK FACTS

MADAWASKA RASPBERRY QUICK FACTS

Zone: 1a
Zone: 3a
Height: 0.5 m (1.5 ft)
Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Spread: 0.5 m (1.5 ft)
Spread: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Moisture: any
Moisture: normal
Light: any
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: rust orange
Flowers: white, fragrant
Growth rate: slow
Growth rate: fast
Life span: short
Life span: short
Suckering: none
Suckering: high



Toxicity: slightly toxic if ingested