Botanical Name: Rubus idaeus var. 'Josephine' PP12173, Family: Rosaceae (Rose Family)
Height: 4 - 6 ft
Spacing: 3 ft
Depth: Plant crown of plant 1" below soil line.
Spread: 4 ft
Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade
Pollinator: self pollinating
Yield: 1-2 quarts per plant
Foliage: medium green
Fruit: Large red round, firm berries
Flower Form: white, simple blooms
Soil Requirements: Organic, well drained, slightly acidic, sandy loam
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.
Size: 1/4 - 1/2 inch flowers
Comments: Josephine is a very large fruited, later ripening; fall fruiting type - can produce double crops - one in summer and one in fall. Wonderful sweet flavor and pleasingly firm texture. RESTRICTED STATES, AE, AK, GU, HI, PR
Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR