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Rubus idaeus Heritage

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Rubus idaeus Heritage Red Raspberry,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Climbing / Twining, Spreading, Upright

Heritage Raspberry is a vigorous growing, suckering shrub with thorny trailing canes. A mid season variety that can be harvested from late summer to autumn. It produces an abundance of medium sized red berries that have excellent flavour, the fruit can be eaten fresh or used in cooking or preserving.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Climber / Creeper, Edible Garden, Feature, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Botrytis, Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: High
Water Usage: High
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate