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Indian Summer Raspberry

Rubus idaeus 'Indian Summer'

Pronunciation: ROO-bus eye-DAY-us
SKU #07006
4-9

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OVERVIEW
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.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Rapid-growing canes reach 5 to 6 ft. long.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Showy Fruit, Edible, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Upright
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Espalier
Design Ideas Use as an edible security barrier along fence lines and in strips too narrow for fruit trees.
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Salvia (Salvia); Yarrow (Achillea); Lavender (Lavandula); Russian Sage (Perovskia)
CARE
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.

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