Black Raspberries Bush are shrubs that produces one delicious and highly valuable fruit even sometimes more than their red cousin. The bush itself usually stands around 3 to 5 feet tall but have the possibility of growing to 10 feet tall if they do not obtain an arch while growing. The leaves are sometimes covered with a waxy sheen and sometimes can have a purplish tent to them. The leaf can have 3 to 5 leaflets ranging from 2 to 3.2 inches long. The Black Raspberry bush also has little beautiful white flowers that range from 0.4 to 0.6 inches across. Also, they produce delicious Raspberries which happen to come out black rather than the traditional red but has been known to produce rare yellow ones. The flowers bloom between the months of April to July and the berries tend to ripen around July to August. This bush can be found near the edges of wood and is listed as a zone 4 plant but can be planted in zones between 5-8 and do fine. When planting them yourself, one must remember that they need plenty of sunlight and a hot climate is preferred. It is said that that these bushes should not be planted near wild raspberries or blackberries to prevent the spread of disease. It is preferred to plant each bush 2.5 feet apart from each other to allow easy access to the bush for any harvesting or grooming. The recommended soil for planting Black Raspberry bushes is a well- drained and near non-soggy soil. Black Raspberries have been known to produce a light honey and plays a role in providing pollen for bee’s. The honey is said to be white or a light amber color with a nice light flavor and is praised for its high quality.