The King of Raspberries Are succulent raspberries picked fresh from the vine limited to people with country estates or acres of farmland? Absolutely not! You can fulfill your own dream of stepping into the backyard and picking juicy, ripe raspberries for yourself when you plant a few vines of Royalty Raspberry. Royalty Raspberry is a strong grower, suitable for backyards across most of the country. It is a healthy cross between a purple raspberry and a red raspberry and has the best qualities of both. It has the large fruit size and vigor of the purple hybrid and the high quality fresh-eating flavor of the red. Royalty ripens in mid-July with huge amounts of fruit on established vines. You’ll have plenty to share with neighbors (and the neighborhood birds if you don’t get to them first!). The vines are impressively disease resistant and super-hardy. They have even been grown successfully in cities as high as 7,000 feet. (We’re looking at you Denver and Santa Fe!) Just give them plenty of summer water, a winter blanket of mulch and some winter wind protection and they should perform like the legends they are. The fruit is perfect for eating fresh, making jams or pies and freezing for later. Order at least two for pollination, but the more you order the more fruit you’ll have. They’re fast-sellers at your local farmer’s market, too. Order yours soon! * Hardy and healthy* Juicy sweet berries * Great for the novice.
Most Popular Raspberry for the Home Gardener You know that summertime is in full swing when you can let the sweet red juice of a handful of fresh-picked Latham Raspberries drip down your chin to your shirt and not care one bit about it. You’re in good company, too. The Latham Raspberry is one of the oldest cultivated raspberries in the world. (Your grandma might have picked these same raspberries when she was a girl!) It was especially bred for the home gardener and those great pick-your-own farms you find by the side of the road, especially those gardens further north. The Latham Raspberry is a super-popular red raspberry that produces large crops of big berries in mid-summer, starting in July and continuing to ripen for a long period of time. It does great in more northern (read “less-humid”) areas of the country. They take up very little space and will live for years. These berries are big, luscious and SO versatile. Eat them fresh or use them in jams or pies. They freeze better than almost any other berry, too. Plant several vines so you can save some of that summer flavor to use in your winter smoothies or berry cobblers. Nature Hills ships out strong, thick-stemmed Latham vines that guarantee a good beginning for you. If you don’t order more than one, you’ll end up wishing you did! * Great grower for more northern climates* Juicy sweet berries * Long harvest period.
Fast Growing Everbearing Has Fewer Seeds The Raspberry ‘Jewel Black’, Rubus idaeus ‘Jewel’, is an everbearing, fast growing raspberry vine. The blue-black fruits are large and sweet, containing few seeds. ‘Jewel Black’ ripens from June through October. The fruit ripens from red to black in color. It is reliable, hardy, and withstands cold winters. Black raspberries are the first raspberries to ripen in the spring. Jewel’s rich flavor makes it an excellent choice for use in jams and jellies. This is a self-pollinating variety, so it doesn’t require a second plant nearby to set fruit. ‘Jewel Black’ will require regular care and upkeep. It is best to cut back all dead and two-year old canes to the ground in the spring, leaving only last year’s growth standing. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn’t be allowed to dry out. The Jewel should be planted in highly organic soil and the soil should be well drained. The ideal soil pH should be 5.8 to 6.5. Raspberries are rich source of vitamin C and they are high in manganese. They are also very high in dietary fiber. Eat them for taste and health! * Self-pollinating* Frequently used for jams & jellies* Cold tolerant .
Enjoy Crops Summer and Again in Fall! Raspberry September, Rubus idaeus ‘September’, is a cold-hardy, upright, ever bearing raspberry. The September raspberry produces both summer and fall crops of sweet, red or yellow berries on suckering canes. Summer fruits are borne on second year canes and fall fruits on first year canes. The upright canes are lined with thorns; new canes are produced via suckers that spread from the base of the plants. The plants should be placed 3′ apart in rows between 7 to 9′ apart. September performs best in full sun with plenty of water, and it requires a good fertilizing when blooms begin. This prickly shrub produces flavorful, medium-sized fruits that are juicy and tasty and are loved by people and wildlife alike. Southern states may see berries ripen in August but the maximum flavor is seen in September. Use the berries for fresh eating, canning or freezing. The sweet aroma of the September raspberry accents the distinctive taste. Plant your own now!.
Everbearing with Great Flavor & Color! The Heritage Raspberry, ‘Rubus ‘Heritage’, has medium-sized red berries that have very good flavor and quality. It is exceptional for fresh eating or for making pies and jams. The medium sized fruits have good color and flavor, firmness, and freezing quality. Heritage is an outstanding everbearing variety that produces a crop in mid-July and then again in early September. They are disease-resistant, highly productive, easy-to-grow and will bear fruit the first year. The Heritage red raspberry has been given the 2004 Outstanding Fruit Cultivar Award by the American Society of Horticultural Sciences. The berries are versatile and can be used as fresh fruit, in preserves, or in pies and pastries. Raspberries may be grown successfully at an elevation as high as 7,000 feet. They do best in full sun on non-alkaline, fertile loam soil. However, they may be grown in partial shade or under other environmental constraints. Natural protection against strong winter winds are provided in some valleys, but in other areas it is necessary to provide artificial protection during winter months. Although a well-drained soil is essential for success, a sandy soil will need to have plenty of organic matter incorporated in preparation. Raspberries need a plentiful supply of moisture throughout the growing season. Raspberries take little space, and live for years. Birds also love the fruit, so you may have to share the harvest. Raspberries are rich source of vitamin C and they are high in manganese. They are also very high in dietary fiber. Eat them for taste and health! .
Huge & Juicy Summer Raspberries The Boyne Raspberry is an attractive red raspberry with a delicious sweet flavor, making it an excellent choice for fresh eating, canning, freezing and desserts. This raspberry is very productive, extremely hardy, and has a superior disease resistance. It produces a large crop of huge juicy berries in early July. It is an old favorite that is a good performer. The berries are versatile and can be used as fresh fruit, in preserves, or in pies and pastries. Raspberries may be grown successfully at an elevation as high as 7,000 feet. They do best in full sun on non-alkaline, fertile loam soil. However, they may be grown in partial shade or under other environmental constraints. Raspberries need a plentiful supply of moisture throughout the growing season. Raspberries take little space, live for years and produce crops the second season after planting. Birds also love the fruit, so you may have to share the harvest. The Boyne bush will bear only on one-year-old stems. As soon as canes have produced fruit, prune them back to the ground to make room for the strong new canes. * Hardy and Disease Resistant* Summer Fruit* Requires Little Space.
Rare Golden Everbearing Raspberry Fall Gold Raspberry is an everbearing raspberry bush with delicious, gold-colored fruit. Plant several along a fence row, or just a few near a patio where you can enjoy them right from your lounge chair. Can you imagine anything more delicious than fresh raspberries right off your own bush, and not just once a season—but twice! These Fall Gold raspberries are just as sweet as the red varieties yet also have the conversation-starting feature of an exotic, golden hue (a rare color in a raspberry bush’s fruit). The flavor of your Fall Gold is a perfect balance of sweet and acid, with a juicy nature and subtle, fruity fragrance. If you’re a berry-lover, than you won’t want to miss out on this extraordinary raspberry! Fall Gold Raspberries are excellent fresh off of the plant, or used in canning or preserves. Raspberries are rich source of not only antioxidants, but also vitamin C, manganese and dietary fiber. You’ll want to eat these for both taste and health! Fall Gold Raspberry is an upright, thorny shrub growing to about 36-inches in height. It’s considered “everbearing” because it produces two crops on each biennial cane, unless pruned otherwise. Fall Gold produces a fall crop on the top 1/3 of the canes and a second crop the following spring on the bottom 2/3 of the canes. It’s an extremely hardy plant, and cold tolerant of temperatures to 25 degrees below zero. If you love raspberries, then you can’t go wrong with Fall Gold. Hardy, healthy and unique, Fall Gold will certainly be a pleasure to have in your yard this year! * Excellent berries of unusual color * Hardy * Wildlife interest.