Nantahala Raspberry Plant

  • Released by North Carolina State University in 2007
  • US Plant Patent #20689
  • NC 245 (Algonquin x Royalty) x Rossana
  • Tested as NC 451

Nantahala raspberry plant is a primocane fruiting red raspberry that is well-adapted to warmer climates (especially high elevation areas of the Appalachian Mountains) due to its late ripening season.  Fruit is medium-large, attractive, firm, and easy to harvest.  Flavor is often rated as better than Heritage.  Yield is good.