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Canby Raspberry

Cold Hardy and Thornless

Picking is a pleasure, eating is an experience! Robust flavor, intense red color and a sweet, fruity aroma. Excellent quality fresh, canned or frozen. Self-pollinating. Zones 3-8.



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  • Botanical Name: Rubus idaeus var. strigosus 'Canby''; Family: Rosaceae (Rose Family)
  • Height: 4 - 6 feet.
  • Spacing: 3 feet.
  • Depth: Same depth as in the nursery.
  • Spread: 4 - 6 feet.
  • Light Required: Full sun to partial shade.
  • Pollinator: Self-pollinating.
  • Yield: Approximately 1 - 2 quarts .
  • Color: White
  • Foliage: Medium green foliage.
  • Blooms: June
  • Fruit: Large, firm, juicy, high capped, bright red raspberries.
  • Zone: 3 - 8 (-40° F.)
  • Form: Arching.
  • Soil Requirements: Organic, well-drained, slightly acidic, sandy loam.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Pruning: In late Winter, early Spring, prune and thin your raspberry plants. Any time of the year, you can prune out dead or diseased canes.
  • Size: 1/4 - 1/2 inch flowers.
  • Comments: Grows best in regions with cool Summers. Only thornless red raspberry; very few or no thorns. Fine flavored, high quality fruit. Resistant to viruses. Immune to aphids. Good soil drainage is required; sensitive to root rot. PLANTING: IN HEAVY CLAY, ADD 1/3 TO 1/2 SAND AND 1/3 COMPOST OR COMPOSTED MANURE. CROWN SHOULD BE AT SOIL LEVEL. WHEN PLANTED IN THE FALL, MULCH AFTER A HARD FREEEZE. GROWTH: PRODUCE ON 1 YEAR OLD STEMS. REMOVE OLD CANES AFTER THEY HAVE PRODUCED MAKING ROOM FOR NEW CANES. IN SUMMER, CUT YOUNG CANES BACK TO 4 - 5 FEET., KEEP LATERALS TO 2 - 3 FEET. REMOVE WEAK, SMALL CANES - LEAVE ONLY 8 - 9 STRONGEST CANES.

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