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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 'Canby'
  • Height: 4 - 6 feet.
  • Spacing: 3 feet.
  • Depth: Same depth as in the nursery.
  • Spread: 4 - 6 feet.
  • Light Required: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Pollinator: Self-pollinating.
  • Yield: Approximately 1 - 2 quarts .
  • Color: Pink/White blooms
  • Foliage: Dark green, roughly textured, compound leaves.
  • Blooms: Early Spring, Mid Spring
  • Fruit: Large, firm, juicy, high capped, bright red raspberries.
  • Zone: 3-8
  • Form: Arching.
  • Flower Form: Small, single, rose-like.
  • Soil Requirements: Organic, well-drained, slightly acidic, sandy loam.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate to fast.
  • Pruning: Remove the thin canes and leave the thickest. Leave thick canes that are spaced 4-6" apart. Prune the thick canes back to 8-12 buds per cane. Late winter or early spring, when plants are still dormant.
  • Size: No. 1, 1-Yr. Plants
  • 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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