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.|
|Special Features||Showy Fruit, Edible, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds|
|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
Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 8
Good to grow!
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This plant may be available in these stores:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
Lowe's 3200 North Main Street
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88001
Guzman's Greenhouse 270 Avenida De Mesilla
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88005
Color Your World Llc 540 N. Telshor
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88011
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.