The Raspberry is a small climbing fruit tree giving raspberries of more or less large size, red or yellow and sometimes even black depending on the variety.
Of vigorous growth it is judicious to remove a few suckers if they are too numerous, the primocane raspberry variety produce raspberries several times a year in spring and then in summer, they are to be pruned at the end of winter, remove all the ends of the stems that have borne fruit.
To be planted in ordinary soil enriched with compost, trained or in a pot with a spacing of 80 cm, exposed to the sun for a good harvest of fruits.
Plant a mixture of several varieties of raspberries for a harvest spread over several months accompanied by other small fruit trees in greedy hedges.
Several choices available of primocane raspberry :
Rubus idaeus Golden Bliss - Golden Bliss yellow raspberry an primocane variety that is not very thorny, resists attacks by worms.
Resistance to cold: -20 ° C
Height: 1.20 m - Width or spread: 1 m
Period flowering period: May to October
Description of the fruit: large dark yellow fruit almost orange
Description of the taste of the fruit: sweet, juicy, sweet and fragrant
Harvest period: August until frost.
Rubus idaeus Polka - Raspberry Polka primocane variety slightly thorny, early and productive.
Resistance to cold: -15 to -20 ° C
Height: 1.50 to 2 m - Width or spread: 1 to 1.50 m
Flowering period: May to October
Description of the fruit: medium firm bright red fruit
Description of the fruit's taste: sweet and fragrant
Harvest period: June to October.