Indian Summer Raspberry
Rubus idaeus 'Indian Summer'
|Description||This ever-bearing selection produces a small crop of large tasty berries in late spring to early summer, and a larger crop in early fall. The fruit is excellent for jams, jellies, pies, and tarts. This selection adapts well to heavier soils and produces vigorous, rambling canes. Deciduous.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Rapid-growing canes reach 5 to 6 ft. long.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Espalier|
|Design Ideas||Use as an edible security barrier along fence lines and in strips too narrow for fruit trees.|
|Companion Plants||Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Salvia (Salvia); Yarrow (Achillea); Lavender (Lavandula); Russian Sage (Perovskia)|
|Care||Provide fertile, mildly acidic, well-drained soil. In hot summer regions, shelter from harsh sun, and mulch to keep roots cool. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish extensive root system. Feed in early spring. After harvest, prune away canes that have fruited. Leave newer canes to produce next season's crop; train on trellis.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9
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