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Raspberry, Heritage Everbearing Rubus idaeus 'Heritage'

Heritage Everbearing Raspberry—Rubus idaeus 'Heritage'

Heritage Everbearing Raspberry is a favorite for its flavor, firmness, and large fruit size. This bush has two harvest seasons with a moderate yield in July and heavy yield in September until frost. Self-pollinating, dark red raspberry that spreads fast and produces a crop in the first year. Extra-sweet, juicy fruit that is good fresh, canned or frozen. A hardy plant doing well in the cold climates where other raspberry may not grow. Self supporting. 5' to 6' tall. Shipped as 1-year-old, #1 bareroot canes 6- 12 inches tall. (zones 3 – 9).

Planting instructions: These raspberries prefer a deep, well-drained, fertile soil and typically bear fruit producing on first-year wood. Space 30" in a row with 8'-10' between rows. Create a simple T trellis at about knee height with a top 1 1/2 feet wide to support the canes. This can be made using rebar or wood with twine or wire strung down each side of the row They thrive in most soil types. Your plants require 1" of water per week during the growing season and regular, shallow cultivation.

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Zones 3 - 9
Zones 3 - 9

Hardiness Zones: Zones 3 - 9
The Heritage Everbearing Raspberry can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the arborday.org zone map. VIEW MAP

Fruit Tree
Fruit Tree

Type of tree:
The Heritage Everbearing Raspberry falls into the following type(s): Fruit Trees, Shrubs

5' - 6' High
5' - 6' High

Mature Height:
The Heritage Everbearing Raspberry grows to be 5' - 6' feet in height.

3' - 4' Spread
3' - 4' Spread

Mature Spread:
The Heritage Everbearing Raspberry has a spread of about 3' - 4' at full maturity.

Medium to Fast Growth
Medium to Fast Growth

Growth Rate:
This tree grows at a medium to fast growth rate. [More about this.]

Full Sun
Full Sun

Sun:
This raspberry does well in full sun.

Various Soils
Various Soils

Soil:
Wide Range

Rounded Shape
Rounded Shape

Shape:
This raspberry has rounded shape.

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Description:
Heritage everbearing red raspberry is a favorite for its flavor, firmness, and fruit size. This bush has two harvest seasons with a moderate yield in July and heavy yield in September until frost. Self-pollinating, dark red raspberry that spreads fast and produces a crop in the first year. Large, extra-sweet, juicy, darl red fruit that is good fresh, canned or frozen. Self supporting canes. 5' to 6' tall. (zones 3 – 9).

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Bloom Time:
April-May.

Fruit Description:
Red Raspberry with large, extra-sweet, juicy, dark red fruit that is good fresh, canned or frozen.