The King of RaspberriesAre 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.
Rare Golden Everbearing RaspberryFall 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.
Ornamental Dwarf with Delicious Fruit Raspberry Shortcake is a dwarf raspberry with ornamental appeal and edible fruit. These are perfect for growing in containers and would look great on your porch or balcony. A few would also look terrific in just about any sunny spot in your garden. As delicious and delightful as a bowl of shortcake on a summer day, your Raspberry Shortcake will grow to be an alluring presence in your yard from the first summer you acquire it. This dwarf variety is thornless, with a compact rounded form that will perfectly conform to your space limitations. Its gentle arching habit will certainly create a lovely presence in your landscape even without its fruit and flowers. Spring brings lovely, petite flowers that transform into tantalizing berries by mid-summer. You’ll welcome the butterflies who flock to your blooms. You should also be prepared to marvel at the songbirds that seem to rejoice at the presence of a raspberry plant in their yard. You’ll soon understand their excitement when you sample the prolific and sweet fruit of your harvest every summer. Your Raspberry Shortcake is a dwarf won’t require staking, and it’s self-pollinating so you can have one or more with no problem. Raspberry Shortcake is no simple dwarf plant. Not just attractive, but ornamental and producing an edible harvest, the Strawberry Shortcake will be a delectable addition to your home today. *Edible Fruit *Spring Flowers *Compact Nature.
Black Raspberry with Exceptional Fruit and Lovely FlowersMunger Raspberry is a black raspberry plant with exceptional qualities. A long row of these along one side of your vegetable garden would create an impressive sight.Your Munger Raspberry is a wildly popular variety of black raspberry. In fact, it’s one of the top grown commercial varieties and highly valued for its outstanding flavor. Sweet and firm, the shiny, large berries produced by your Munger Raspberry are tasty right off the bush, but are also perfect for your homemade jams and jellies. Munger is a non-seedy variety of berry that will appear in abundance mid-season and is sure to lure you out to the garden each morning with its promise of delectable flavor.Munger Raspberry also produces enchanting flowers in the spring. Each delicate 5-peteled blossom is white with yellow anthers, a lovely spring display for your yard against its lively, green pinnate leaves. Butterflies will flock to your spring flowers, and of course the birds will come in for a tasty treat when the berries appear.Growing a Munger Raspberry is easy compared to many of the other varieties out there. You won’t have to worry about fungal diseases as much as with other raspberries because Munger is more resistant to it. It’s also cold tolerant and just generally a hardy raspberry plant. Munger Raspberry is a terrific choice of black raspberry plant for both the novice and expert gardener. Why not plant a few today for a sweet summer harvest!*Outstanding fruit*Lovely spring flowers*Hardy.
Most Popular Raspberry for the Home GardenerYou 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.
Intense Flavor and Aroma!Raspberry ‘Brandywine’, Rubus idaeus ‘Brandywine, is a true purple berry since it is a cross of red and black raspberries. It has been called the ‘best purple raspberry’. Raspberry Brandywine is a less invasive plant and stays put where it is planted. It is important to trellis Brandywine for support since trellising affects plant growth rate, competition with suckers, harvesting methods, fruit quantity and quality; also helps with disease and insect pest management.It has larger and wider spaced thorns than the red raspberry; plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling. The large, full flavored berries are great for making wonderful jam, jelly and pies; also used in making wine and other spirits.These purple raspberries have intense flavor and aroma and are a treat for any gardener! Large, round, firm berries dangle from vigorous, fairly erect canes that are strong and heavy. Plant them 3-5 feet apart within rows, and 12 feet apart between rows. At the end of the harvest season in summer, prune to ground level.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! .
Double the harvest of other raspberries!Polka Raspberry will have you dancing around your garden this fall! These hardy plants will produce up to double the yields of other raspberry bushes!Imagine going into your garden when the fall air is starting to turn chilly and the leaves are starting to change colors and picking delicious red raspberries to your hearts content. You can do it if you plant a few Polka Raspberries in your garden this year!Polka is a nearly thornless raspberry that consistently produces juicier, firmer, sweeter berries than other raspberry bushes. The color isn’t as deep red as you might be used to with store-bought berries, but the taste is much more intense when you grow them yourself! These great berries ripen earlier than others too, and continue bearing until the first frost. That means that you have an extended harvest season.These are self-pollinators, so you don’t really to need to order other plants, but you always get better yields when you plant a friend nearby. Try Joan J Raspberry as a companion plant.Give Polka good drainage and plenty of sun and you’ll be picking berries sooner than you can imagine! These are great berries for kids and grown-ups alike. Polka is consistently voted one of the best berry introductions in recent years. Don’t you want to see what all the accolades are about? Don’t miss out and order from us today!* Large sweet pale red berries* Very cold hardy* Up to double the fruit of other raspberries* Easy care* Nearly thornless.
Big, delicious and easy-to-pick!Imagine going into your garden when the fall air is starting to crisp and the leaves are starting to turn and picking luscious red raspberries from your own bushes. It’s not a dream, but an easy reality with Joan J raspberry.Joan J is a thornless raspberry that consistently produces bunches and bunches of delectable, juicy, firm, sweet berries on stout canes. These great primocane berries ripen in mid-September and continue bearing until the first frost. (Speaking of frost, Joan J is very cold-hardy which makes it a terrific choice for you Northern gardeners. It is good from zone 8 all the way to zone 3!) Here’s a sweet surprise! Not only will Joan J give you a huge crop of fall berries, but these little bushes will give you a crop in July as well! Two harvests of delicious berries from one bush. You can’t beat that!Give Joan J good drainage and plenty of sun and you’ll be picking berries before you know it! Since the canes are thornless, there are no “ouch!” moments and you can pick to your hearts content. Perfect for kids!These are self-pollinating bushes, so you don’t need to order other plants, but you always get more and bigger berries when you plant a friend nearby. Try Polka Raspberry as a companion plant. Either way, you won’t get any berries until you order, so order from us today!* Large sweet red berries* Very cold hardy* Two crops a year – summer and fall* Easy care* Thornless.
Bigger and Better RaspberriesCaroline is a variety of everbearing raspberry of exceptional quality. Plant a patch to eat fresh or freeze for later. You can even make some into jams, preserves, pies, cobblers and sauce…the possibilities are endless!The new standard for fall-bearing raspberries, your Caroline has far better flavor and much larger berries, making this raspberry literally the one to pick if you’re planning a new patch. You’ll be amazed at the productivity of your Caroline when you see your plants literally laden with fruit each year. Caroline ripens in late August, producing large, conic berries with a pronounced raspberry taste well into fall. If you’re in a warmer climate you can start picking these tasty jewels as early as June.Caroline Raspberry will grow 4-6 feet in height with a 4-foot spread. It’s a hardy variety, able to fend off root rot and yellow rust better than Heritage, and that’s just for starters. It’s self-fertile, has good heat and humidity tolerance and deer tend to leave it alone. Raspberries have become increasingly popular for their nutritional and antioxidant properties. They are a rich source of vitamin C as well as being high in manganese and dietary fiber. Eat them for both taste and health…and grow Caroline for one of the best varieties available for your home.* Larger, more flavorful berries * Highly productive * Disease resistant.
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! .
Fast Growing Everbearing Has Fewer SeedsThe 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!.
Huge & Juicy Summer RaspberriesThe 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.
Delicious FALL fruit!Blackberries, raspberries and their kin are always thought of as summer fruits. They bring their chin-dripping goodness to 4th of July celebrations and summer sorbets and they only fruit for a few weeks. But, come the chill of autumn, they are long gone. Not anymore! Autumn Bliss raspberry delivers its juicy sweetness from August till the first frost.Autumn Bliss is a popular modern raspberry with stout canes that are shorter than average. This means, though, that they don’t need a trellis or support. Talk about easy care! The fruit comes on canes that grow the same year, so every winter, cut Autumn Bliss back to ground level and watch as it shoots up year after year.This variety is very prolific. It is disease and aphid resistant. It produces large deeply flavored berries over a long season that starts in August and runs unabashedly until the first frosts. Autumn Bliss has received the prestigious Award of Garden Merit from The Royal Horticultural Society in the UK, which only goes to show how great this plant will be in your own garden.Add a few of the autumn producing vines in with your summer producers for months of delicious berries in your own backyard! Nature Hills only ships healthy, field grown plants. We know that you will love these plants for years to come!* Fresh fruit from August to first frost* Easy care* Great for backyard garden.