Basics

Ease of Growing
Easy
Grown as
Perennial
Growing Habit
-
Hardiness
Hardy

Cane berries are versatile and hardy in the coldest climates where other fruits fail.

Crops
Spring Transplant
Growing Season
Short, Long
Cultivar Type
Mid-Season
Growing Conditions
Cold, Cool, Warm, Hot

Cane berries prefer a deep, well–drained, fertile soil and typically bear fruit on 2 year old wood.

Outdoor Growing Temp
55°F - 85°F
Min Outdoor Soil Temp
40°F

In colder climates, plant in Spring. In mild climates, you can plant anytime in Spring or Fall.

Start Indoors
Yes
Start Outdoors
No
Light
Sun: min. 6 hours daily (Cold, Cool, Warm, Hot)

Raspberries need a minimum of 6 to 8 hours of sunlight per day for maximum productivity.

Water
Moderate

Raspberries are deep rooted, so they only need a moderate amount of water. Drip irrigation is highly recommended to avoid fungal disease on the berries.

Feeder
Heavy

Raspberries should be fertilized every Spring with a good organic fertilizer or compost mix.

Suitability
Tolerates light frost, Needs lots of space
Small Gardens?
No
Containers?
No
Attracts beneficial insects?
Yes
Color
Black
Fruit Size
0.5-0.5"
Plant Height
36.0-72.0"
Plant Diameter
36.0-48.0"
Hardiness Zone
4-11
Disease Resistance
Fungal Disease
Taste Profile

Excellent, sweet, rich, delicious flavor.