Mysore raspberry facts

Mysore raspberry which is also known as snowpeaks or hill raspberry is a large shrub which grows up to 15 feet high. It has dark green leaves. The flowers are five pink to rose purple colored which occurs in terminal and axillary clusters. When ripened, the fruit turns into purple and black. Clusters possess a dozen of fruits. The seed have irregular and slow germination.

Name Mysore raspberry
Scientific Name Rubus niveus
Native Native to India, Southeast Asia and China. It was naturalized in Hawaii and Galapagos Islands.
Common/English Name Ceylon raspberry, Hill raspberry, Snowpeaks, Huftoo, Kale hinure, Kali anchhi
Name in Other Languages Malayalam: Karimcheechi,
Chinese: hong pao ci teng,
Hindi: kala hinsalu,
Kannada: Gomulli,
Khasi: Dieng soh khawiong,
Manipuri: Heijampet,
Marathi: Gowriphal,
Spanish: frambuesa,
Tamil: kolalinda,
Papua New Guines: mbolinmomoniyl,
German: Mysorehimbeere,
Philippines: pilai
Plant Growth Habit Stout shrub
Growing Climate Tropical
Lifespan Perennial
Soil Well-drained
Plant Size 6 ½ ft.
Thorns Sharp, hooked, Length: 3-7mm
Stem Glabrous, glaucous, hairless, cylindrical, flexible
Leaf shape and size Pinnate, compound, elliptic to ovate to elliptic, Length: 2.5-6 cm, Width:  2-3 cm
Leaf color Top: Dark green
Underside: White or light green
Flowering Season December
Flower Pink to rose purple, obovate-suborbicular; Length: 4-5 mm
Fruit shape & size Subglobose, Diameter: 1-2cm
Fruit color Dark red-black
Flavor/aroma Mild sweet, smooth
Seed Small, edible
Fruit Season February- May or June
Major Nutritions Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) 27 mg (30.00%)
Total dietary Fiber 3.7 g (9.74%)
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 1.4 mg (9.33%)
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) 0.1 mg (7.69%)
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.05 mg (3.85%)
Carbohydrate 4.4 g (3.38%)
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 0.5 mg (3.13%)
Protein 1.3 g (2.60%)
Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.03 mg (2.50%)
Total Fat (lipid) 0.6 g (1.71%)
Health Benefits
  • Treats lead toxicity
  • Enhance performance
  • Treats stroke
  • Assist weight loss
  • Cures diabetes
  • Digestive disorders
  • Cholesterol balance
  • Repairs skin damage
  • Healthy hair
  • Eye health
Calories in 100 gm 28 Kcal.


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