Raspberry, Red Raspberry, European Raspberry 'Red Mammoth'

Rubus idaeus

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rubus (ROO-bus) (Info)
Species: idaeus (eye-DAY-ee-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Red Mammoth
Additional cultivar information:(aka SK Mammoth)


Edible Fruits and Nuts


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USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun


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Propagation Methods:

By simple layering

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Oct 10, 2012, Dodsky from Smiths Grove, KY (Zone 6b) wrote:

A red raspberry cultivar:
Description from DNA Gardens.com online:
Description Of SK Red Mammoth Raspberry

Fruit Quality: No significant difference in fruit quality (sweetness, after-taste, texture, firmness, flavor, acceptability, color) either initially or after 3 and 6 days storage uncovered at 4 degrees C, than Boyne or Min 656, Min 657. Consumer preference trials however, rate SK Red Mammoth as most preferred, much superior to Boyne.

Color: Bright red, redness Hunter Colorimeter a value: 33.6 (Boyne 29.5) Redness better than Boyne after 3 and 6 days storage.

Shape: Slightly conical.

Soluble Solids: 10.9% (Boyne 10.6)

Titratable Acids: 2.65 g of citric acid per 100 mls of juice. (Boyne 2.75%... read more