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Raspberry, Heritage Everbearing Rubus idaeus 'Heritage'

Raspberry, Heritage Everbearing - Rubus idaeus 'Heritage'
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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-fertile, 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 raspberries may not grow. Self-supporting. 5'–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 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 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
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.
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-fertile, dark red raspberry that spreads fast and produces a crop in the first year. Large, extra-sweet, juicy, dark 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.