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Raspberry 'Glen Dee'

Rubus idaeus

Hardy Shrub

The latest variety to come from the highly regarded floricane programme from world renowned Norfolk raspberry breeder WR Walpole. This tasty raspberry has everything going for it - Bigger fruits than popular Glen Ample and heavier yields to boot. There is no tartness to the thick fleshy fruits, making them great all-rounders, each berry weighs on average over 6.5g . Use Raspberry Glen Dee in baked desserts to cut down on sugar use, keep desserts simple with a scoop of ice cream or splash of cream, or simply eat the juicy sweet fruits straight from the plants. Spineless, upright canes and a habit of holding fruits well above the foliage make for easy picking and a tidy raspberry patch. Grow along older varieties and you'll see the difference straight away. Height: 1.5m (59"). Spread: 50cm (20").

Ideal For:
patio, kitchen garden, wildlife gardens
Flowering Period:
May, June
Position:
full sun
    • 3 raspberry canes

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    • Despatch: By end of January 2017
    • £9.99
    • 6 raspberry canes

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    • Despatch: By end of January 2017
    • £14.99

Grow summer fruiting raspberry plants in a sunny position in any well drained soil. Prior to planting, incorporate plenty of well rotted manure or garden compost into the soil. The stems of these long caned summer fruiting raspberries will require support. Before planting, prepare a framework of wires stretched horizontally between two sturdy 1.8m (6') posts. When growing raspberries in containers, support their tall stems on a wigwam of canes.


Plant raspberry canes against their supports, allowing a distance of 60cm (24") between plants. Water well. Canes should be pruned to 15cm (6") above ground level immediately after planting to encourage more shoots to be produced.

Water summer fruiting raspberries well for the first year until plants are fully established. Loosely tie the stems in to their support wires as they grow. When berries begin to develop, place a net over the plants to protect the crop from birds. In autumn, prune the canes which have fruited over summer to ground level. Canes which have not fruited should be ‘tied in’ to their supports. Aim to have 6 to 8 fruiting canes per plant. Apply a mulch of well rotted manure or garden compost to the base of the canes in spring. This will help to retain moisture throughout the summer.

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