Flesh firm, juicy, and sweet, one of the best in quality of its class. Rapidly coming into favor in Michigan and the East.

Doolittle (American Improved)

Medium, roundish, black. Flesh firm, juicy, with pleasant subacid flavor, good. One of the oldest of its class, and is yet widely grown. New York.

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Medium, roundish; color jet black, with shining gloss. Flesh juicy, mildly acid, good. Season, early; often gives a light crop in autumn. Illinois.


Medium to large, roundish, black. Flesh quite firm, juicy, good. Season, quite early. Double-starred in several States. Ohio.


Large, glossy black; quality good. Season, early. Grown as a market variety in Western New York. New York.

Gregg (Western Triumph)

Large, roundish oblate, with gray bloom. Flesh quite firm, fairly juicy. Season, rather late. One of the old varieties, widely grown. Indiana.


Large, roundish oblate, black, with glossy expression and gray bloom. Flesh firm, quite juicy, sweet. A favorite across the continent. Ontario, Canada.



Medium to large, round, black, with some bloom. Flesh soft; flavor pleasant; a good shipper. Originated near Kansas City, Missouri, and now commercial in several States.

Raspberry: Gregg


Johnson Sweet (Key Prolific)

Some smaller than Gregg, roundish; color jet black, without bloom; unusually sweet, juicy, and good. In Ohio it is much grown for canning, as it is found to retain its sweetness and flavor to a high degree. Arkansas.


Large, roundish; color shining black, with little bloom. Flesh firm enough to ship well. Season, earlier than Gregg. A new variety that has made rapid advances. Kansas.


Medium to large, round, black, with some bloom. Earlier than Gregg and more productive. A leading commercial variety. Kansas.


A trifle smaller than Gregg, jet black. Flesh firm, sweet, with small seeds; quality very good for the class. Season, early. The canes are nearly thornless; much grown in Ohio and New Jersey. Ohio.

Mccormick (Mammoth Cluster)

Medium, roundish, black, with tinge of red, and some bloom. A popular old variety yet retained in many sections. Indiana.

Mills (Mills' No. 15)

Medium, roundish. A seedling of Gregg, somewhat smaller but better in quality; in trying climates it has not proven as hardy. New York.

Raspberry: Hilborri



Large, very black, and the quality is said to be very good for the class. It is somewhat later than Gregg, and grown in Ohio for canning and evaporating. Ohio.

Raspberry: Johnson Sweet

Johnson Sweet.

Raspberry: Older



Large, roundish oblate, black, with some bloom. Flesh firm, juicy, and better in quality than Gregg at the West. Popular West and in New York. Nebraska.

Ohio (Alden)

Medium, roundish oblate, black, with considerable • bloom. Flesh quite firm, rather dry, and very seedy. Much grown in localities where berries are dried, as it yields more dried fruit to the bushel than other varieties. New York.


Large, roundish, black, shining, but without bloom. Flesh juicy, firm, very good. Popular in the Western States. Iowa.

Palmer (Acme)

Large, roundish. In color and flesh it is much like Tyler, but it has proven a better bearer, and has been widely planted in a commercial way, especially at the West. Ohio.

Smith Prolific

Very large for the species, jet black. Flesh firm, sweet, very good. This is prized by growers for its stiff canes with numerous laterals. Regarded specially valuable for drying and canning in New Jersey and New York. New York.


Medium to large, roundish, black, without bloom. Season, early. An old variety, widely planted East and West. New Hampshire.


Small to medium, shining black, much like Souhegan, but it has been grown more extensively as it endures spring frosts better. New York.


Very large for its class, roundish; color glossy black. Flesh firm, juicy. Season, early and it has proven a good shipper. Ohio.