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Raspberry in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Rubus idaeus

 

Raspberry

Raspberries, which are usually perennial, have canes each year on which the fruit is borne from the second year. The fruit is is red, sweet and tart, and some varieties ripen in Summer, and some in Autumn.

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plant Features
  • Raspberry likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Raspberry likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Raspberry is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Raspberry likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
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plant information

Common name

Raspberry

Latin name

Rubus idaeus

type

Fruiting Canes

family

Rosaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Raspberry likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Raspberry is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Raspberry likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Raspberry likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When to harvest

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Raspberry is 0.80meters x 1.50meters 0.80 M 1.50 M

Rubus idaeus

Raspberries, which are usually perennial, have canes each year on which the fruit is borne from the second year. The fruit is is red, sweet and tart, and some varieties ripen in Summer, and some in Autumn.


Planting Outdoors Autumn

From Early Spring TO Mid Autumn

Plant new canes in spring or autumn in well prepared beds. Take out a trench, fill with compost to within 3ins from top, set in plants, cover to ground level, and firm. Water thoroughly.

 
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