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Caroline Raspberry

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The Fall-Bearing Standard

Produces some of the largest berries of all fall-bearing types.Very productive with a strong raspberry flavor. Grows almost anywhere, including the South, where berries ripen as early as June. Tolerant to root rot and has a high resistance to gray mold.Self-pollinating. No. 1, 1-yr. plants. Zones 4-9. U.S. Patent No.10412.

Zones: 4 - 9 (-20° F.).
Height: 4 - 6 feet.
Shade Requirement: Full sun to partial shade.

Caroline Raspberry
80897 Quantity Price
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$9.99

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Caroline Raspberry Product Details

Botanical Name: Rubus occidentalis 'Caroline'; Family: Rosaceae (RoseFamily)

Height: 4 - 6 feet.

Spacing: 3 feet.

Depth: Same depth as they were in the nursery.

Spread: 4 feet.

Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.

Pollinator: Self-pollinating.

Yield: Excellent yields.

Foliage: Deep green foliage.

Fruit: Large, round, firm, juicy, red berries. Everbearing, producing one crop in early Summer and one crop in the Fall.

Form: Upright canes.

Soil Requirements: Organic, well-drained, slightly acidic, sandy loam soil.

Growth Rate: Fast growth rate.

Pruning: Thin fruiting canes in late Winter or early Spring before they start to grow. Remove all weak canes and thin the strong canes so they are 4 - 6 inches apart over the width of the row; narrow rows if necessary to 15 - 18 inches wide.

Comments: This is THE standard for all red raspberries. Produces the largest berries of all Fall-bearing types. Productivity is very high, (plants are loaded with berries). The plants are very adaptable. Suited well for the South, where berries ripen as early as June. Tolerant to root rot. Plant Patent 10412. If planted in heavy soil, add peat moss, dehydrated cow manure, or compost. Hold plant in the hole, spread roots, plant crown 1 inch below soil; Fill 1/2 way; compact soil; complete filling; compact soil; water well. Susceptible to verticillium wilt. Do not plant where tomatoes, potatoes, eggplant or peppers have been grown in the past 3 - 4 years. Plant as far away from these vegetables if growing them. Can train to trellis. Berries are ready to pick when they separate easily from the stems. Birds will eat the berries. RESTRICTED STATES, AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.

Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR


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2014-03-29
Awesome!
Reviewed By: A (Menomonie, WI)
We planted 3 of these several years ago. The third summer (2 years after planting), we were picking a handful every day. By the third summer, we had enough to freeze. Now, we're berried (sorry)! These berries are plump, soft (not seedy, as far as raspberries go), and very sweet.


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2013-04-29
Best Raspberry Ever
Reviewed By: Todd M Ackley (Kirtland, NM)
We had always grown Heritage raspberries, and my wife, being a Carolina girl, wanted to try the Caroline after reading the description. Absolutely knocks the Heritage out of the park! Huge, juicy, true intense raspberry flavor. And the best? They multiply like crazy. We have been able to quadruple our crop by digging the shoots growing all over the place. They sell out at market as soon as we put them out on the table. People come to our booth specifically for our heirloom tomatoes and the Caroline raspberries!


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2009-11-24
Great plants!
Reviewed By: Darla Holycross (Omaha, NE)
"I planted three of these along with three Heritage in the spring of 2007. The Heritage plants were all dead by the end of June but the Carolines grew beautifully and I had a pint or two of berries that first year. The second year, we had a ""straight line"" wind of 110 miles per hour go through our garden and all the plants were stripped nearly to the ground. However, this summer,the plants had reproduced themselves and I had so many berries I couldn't begin to use them all after making jam three times and freezing and just eating fresh. And they were big and beautiful and very tasty! I am very pleased with my Carolines!"


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2009-11-17
Delicious!
Reviewed By: Charlene Kohler (Grover Beach, CA)
This raspberry is everything it is described to be! It grows well in my zone 9 local and is the biggest and best tasting thornless raspberry I have ever tasted. It provided a large crop the first year planted. As stated in the description it should do well in the other zones listed.


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2009-02-25
Did not work here.
Reviewed By: Scott (Gardena, CA)
We planted 6 plants in May 2008. Two plants never sprouted leaves. The other four sprouted a few leaves, gave a few berries, then slowly withered and died. One plant is still alive. It is 2 inches tall with four leaves. I do not think it will survive to May.


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2009-01-12
Raspberries in SoCal!
Reviewed By: Kat (Vista, CA)
I planted these canes last spring and in no time they were setting berries and we've been picking ever since. Here it is January, and we can still pick a small handful each week. I plan on cutting the canes down in March and have no fear that our plants will respond with lots of new growth and berries. BTW - The berries are huge, sweet and full of raspberry flavor. I couldn't be happier. This year, I'm going to try blueberries :-D


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2008-12-05
YOU WILL LOVE THESE BERRIES
Reviewed By: TERRY (TEPLETON, PA)
I ordered a dozen of these and panted them in April. We had berries by August and they produced until frost. They are the best raspberries I have found. I am buying more this spring. You can not go wrong with these!!


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2008-01-23
Caroline first rate
Reviewed By: Scott H. (Holden, Ma.)
I bought 25 Caroline Raspberry plants last spring. By August we had loads of huge super sweet berries, 4 gallons of berries to be exact. Caroline just won't quit. This is my only Raspberry for me!


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2008-01-09
Delicious!!!!
Reviewed By: Miriam (Provo, Utah)
These were the best red raspberries I've ever tasted. Even as a novice gardener these plants rooted well and gave me delicious berries promptly in my first garden. They taste great along with the yellow Anne raspberries. I only lament that Gurney's doesn't sell them as a duo anymore.


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2007-07-07
Caroline is wonderful!
Reviewed By: Elaine (Charlotte, NC)
I planted 16 canes of Caroline raspberries in early March and prepared to be patient in waiting for a crop next year. Not only did they grow vigorously, as of July 1st, they are covered with huge, sweet, powerfully flavored berries. My husband is busy building a trellis to support the heavily laden canes. Having never grown fruit before, I am amazed!


Caroline Raspberry
80897 Quantity Price
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$9.99

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