It is THE summer producing red raspberry for cold climates. It consistently produces deep-red, medium-sized berries. The specific harvest time varies among varieties. Boyne - Dark red berries of good quality. Raspberry shrubs are similar than blackberries, but rather than the single, sharp thorns on blackberry canes, raspberry thorns tend to be denser creating a "fuzzy" appearance. Hardy and very early variety. Hardiness varies by cultivar and extends from U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 4 through 9. Raspberries (Rubus idaeus), a bramble fruit, grow in dense, thorny thickets, but regular pruning keeps them neat and contained. Raspberries grow well in full sun and slightly acidic soil. She travels widely and has spent over six years living abroad. A hardy, multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright, spreading habit of growth. It produces a large crop of huge juicy berries in early July. The medium sweet, aromatic flavor makes it great for freezing and jam. Large, firm, ruby red, edible berries in mid-summer, on second year canes. Used for fresh eating, freezing, canning, and desserts. Cut old canes out after harvesting. Palomo holds a Bachelor of Arts in liberal studies from Boston University. Features green foliage throughout the season, turning to a yellow colour in fall. (My personal favourite) Canby - Canes are nearly thorn-less. Delicate white or pale pink flowers bloom in spring, followed by berries in summer and into fall. August Red and Fall Red raspberries also grow short spiny canes. The more standard 4- to 6-foot-tall "Canby Red" cultivar has canes that are almost thornless. It's great to use for canning, freezing, desserts and fresh eating. Large, firm, ruby red, edible berries in mid-summer, on second year canes. The Boyne Raspberry is an attractive Red Raspberry with a delicious, sweet flavor, making it an excellent choice for fresh eating, canning, freezing and desserts. Space multiple plants three to four feet apart. Raspberries (Rubus idaeus), a bramble fruit, grow in dense, thorny thickets, but regular pruning keeps them neat and contained. Recommended for colder areas. This edible plant is a very heavy bearer, extremely flavorful around the middle of July. When planting raspberries, position them in the soil so the base of the stems and the crown is 1 inch below the soil line. Most raspberry bushes have thorns, but some cultivated varieties are thornless. Killarney and Boyne red raspberries grow shorter canes than many thorny varieties and show good cold hardiness. Developed in Canada, this raspberry shrub is perfect for northern gardens. Cut old canes out after harvesting. It will grow where other varieties experience winter injury damage to the canes. Dwarf varieties can be grown in pots or hanging planters. A hardy, multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright, spreading habit of growth. Features green foliage throughout the season, turning to a yellow colour in fall. Vigorous, very hardy plants. Web services provided by. Requires average to moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water, Considered to be drought tolerant once established, Best pruned in late winter or early spring once the threat of extreme cold has passed. This Raspberry is very productive, extremely hardy, and has a superior disease resistance. Take caution when pruning to avoid thorns, View Wishlist | Compare | View Cart, © 2018 Kiwi Nurseries Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Horticulturalists breed plants for specific characteristics. Like roses, most raspberries have sharp thorns on their canes. These old canes will not produce fruit again.