Raspberry Serpells Willamette
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Raspberry Serpells Wilamette is an almost thornless mid-season variety that produces delicious dark coloured medium sized fruit. A good variety for processing as fruit ripens over a short period of time. Fruits on the previous year’s growth.
Raspberries are a versatile fruit used to make mouthwatering jams, sauces, purees, soufflés or simply eaten fresh with cream or ice-cream. They are a suckering plant that grow best in cooler climates and prefer a rich well drained soil in a position that does not have exposure to the hot afternoon sun. When planting create a mound of 10-15cm to assist drainage, mulch and keep well watered during growing period. Attaining a height of 2m they should be supported with a trellis or grown up against a wall. Raspberries are produced on last season’s canes which should be cut back to ground level each Winter.
How To Grow
Plant: Cover roots 50cm apart in full sun.
When To Plant
Our bulbs are seasonally available at leading garden retailers nationwide. Spring flowering varieties are in peak season February to June, and Summer flowering varieties and produce from June to September. Please contact your nearest garden retailer for availability.
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