Meeker Red Raspberry
Rubus idaeus 'Meeker'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||ROO-bus eye-DAY-us|
|Average Size at Maturity||Rapid-growing canes to 4-8 ft. tall and wide|
|Bloom Time||Spring flowers produce edible fruit|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Container, Espalier, Hedge, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden, Kitchen Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Special Feature||Edible, Showy Fruit, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a commercial fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Train one-year-old canes on trellis, prune canes that have fruited.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 8