Rubus Heritage Raspberry

Rubus idaeus var. strigosus 'Heritage'

SKU
07004
The classic Heritage is the best fall crop selection! This ever-bearing vine produces a moderate summer crop, followed by an abundant fall harvest of sweet berries. Unlike some, the fruit will not fall to pieces if picking is delayed a day or two; it stays firm and juicy. Excellent flavor for eating fresh or in jams. Deciduous.
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4-8

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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationROO-bus eye-DAY-us strig-OH-sus
Average Size at MaturityRapid-growing canes reach 5 to 8 ft. long.
Bloom TimeSpring
Design IdeasPlant this tasty berry near a fence, wall or wherever you can provide plenty of support and room for its long, fruit-laden canes. Grow as a freestanding shrub in a large garden bed and stake canes. An ideal and delicious Raspberry to grow for two crops or--if all the canes are cut down in late winter--one, large late crop. Be the only one on your block with fresh raspberries in September!
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth HabitErect
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Espalier, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden, Kitchen Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsFruit Tree & Vine
Special FeatureEdible, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Showy Fruit, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsSalvia (Salvia); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Yarrow (Achillea); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Lavender (Lavandula)

Provide fertile, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish extensive root system. After harvest, prune to ground older canes that have fruited, leaving one-year-old canes to produce next season's crop. Train newer canes on trellis. May be lightly tip-pruned and fertilized in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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