Heritage has lived up to its name. Ever since its introduction by Cornell University, New York, in the 1960s, it has been the standard by which all raspberries have been judged. Strong-growing canes bear delicious bright red berries, ready for harvest from August through October.
Today the Heritage Raspberry is a favorite from California to New England. and has proved itself over the years as the classic raspberry for jams, jellies, raspberry sauces, and of course, the simple beautiful bowl at breakfast. It's also one of the hardiest for cold climates.
Info on Growing Raspberries. You'll find all you need to know about how to plant, prune and care for raspberries in the plant specifications below.
Botanical Name: Rubus idaeus
Common Name: Raspberry
Type: Everbearing - 2 year old plant
Color: Large, deep red berries
Height: Bush - 12-24" tall
Spread/Width: Space 24-36" apart
Bloom Time: Late spring- summer harvest. Harvest begins in the second season and once established will last many years given proper care.
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Soil Preferences: Plant canes in spring in well-draining sandy loam soils with added organic matter and a soil pH of 5.8 to 6.5
Advantages: High yielding plants produce large fruits of good color, firmness & flavor. The #1 seller & rated best fall bearing raspberry
Used For: Fresh eating, jam / jelly, desserts, salads, & freezes well
The plant you will receive is growing in a 4" pot.