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Out of Season Caroline Raspberry

Caroline Raspberry

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. Zones 4-9. U.S. Patent No.10412.
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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.
  • Light Required: Full sun to partial shade.
  • Pollinator: Self-pollinating.
  • Yield: Excellent yields.
  • Color: White flowers.
  • Foliage: Deep green foliage.
  • Fruit: Large, round, firm, juicy, red berries. Everbearing, producing one crop in early Summer and one crop in the Fall.
  • Zone: 4 - 9 (-20° F.).
  • Form: Upright canes.
  • Flower Form: Small flowers.
  • 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.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE Blueberries All Other Fruits Perennials,
Bulbs & Flowers
Trees & Shrubs Encapsulated
Earthworms &
Lady Beetles
Seeds
1A-4B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
5A 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
5B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
6A & 6B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
7A & 7B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/13 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
8A & 8B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/13 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
9A-10B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/13 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
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Date
All Grow Zones: Oct 29, 2018

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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