Liveland Raspberry

Accession

New Portland, ME [Somerset County]

Synonyms

Suislepper, Suislepp, Lowland Raspberry, Himbeerapfel Lievlander, Lievlander Himbeerapfel, Lievland Raspberry

Origin

Estonia; imported from Russia by USDA in 1870

Season

Late summer

Uses

Fresh eating/dessert, Sauce, Drying

Distinctive Features

pale off white or yellow skin with fine light pink stripes, shallow basin, occasional russet cavity

Resembles

Lubsk Queen, Robinson Pemaquid, Charlamoff, Tetofsky

Status of Name

Verified Visually by Experts and DNA confirmed

DNA Information

Tested 2019; confirmed correct; distantly related to Yellow Transparent
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