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Raspberries are best adapted to the cool coastal climates of California, where they grow in full sun. Two cultivars, Bababerry and Oregon 1030, partially tolerate the heat of the southern and central valleys of California. Most varieties can also be grown in the hot interior valleys with some afternoon shade. Raspberry cultivars can be divided into four groups, based on their fruit color: red, golden-yellow, black, and purple. Red cultivars are by far the most common.
Before planting raspberries, consider the following: