Rubus 'Heritage' Raspberry

Rubus 'Heritage' Raspberry

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Late summer variety, harvestable until first frost
SKU 48672-PK-3
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Item Form
Bareroot
Key Characteristics
Zone

3 - 8

Mature Height

5 Feet

Mature Width

4 Feet

Sun / Shade

Full Sun

Soil Type

Normal, loamy

Description / Rubus 'Heritage' Raspberry

Item Form: Bare Root

'Heritage' is a classic name in raspberries. A late-season, red variety, harvestable to first frost, the berries have a sweet flavor and great holding ability on the vine. Unlike some varieties, 'Heritage' won't fall to pieces if you delay picking the ripe fruit a day or two; it stays firm, juicy, and super flavorful. Plants are very vigorous and resist powdery mildew.

Raspberries like full sun and good air circulation. They do best in enriched garden soil that is moisture retentive but well-drained. Plant about 3 feet apart in the row, or train up a trellis. Plant about 1-inch deep in heavy soils, 2 inches in loose, sandy soils. For best growth, cut back immediately after planting, to prevent the plant from setting fruit the first year. This will give you much stronger growth and better harvests in years to come. Water well during growth, and consider mulching to conserve water until the following spring, when the mulch should be removed to let the plants warm up. In winter, cut back to about 5 canes per crown.

Product Details

Item Form Bareroot
Genus Rubus
Species idaeus
Variety 'Heritage'
Product Classification Fruit
Habit Vining
USDA Zone Low 3
USDA Zone High 8
Sun / Shade Full Sun
Bloom Season Start Mid Spring
Bloom Season End Late Spring
Harvest Season Early Fall, Late Fall, Mid Fall, Mid Summer
Resistance Disease Resistant
Characteristics Berries, Edible
Uses Beds, Cuisine
Zone 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
State Shipping Restrictions GU, PR, VI

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