Rasberries

 

**One serving of raspberries contains 40% of the Vitamin C a person needs daily**

(early July – mid October) PYO or Ready Picked Daily

Prelude:

  • Berries are sugary sweet & bursting with juice
  • Hardy & vigorous (high-quality & firm)
  • New red raspberry developed by Cornell University
  • Noted for having a very early summer crop, peaking in production well before all other standard varieties
  • Easy to harvest
  • Plants bear fruit 1 year after planting
  • Matures high percentage of its fruit in late June and very early July
    • Also bears a smaller fall-season harvest

Killarney:

  • Sweet, flavourful taste
  • Medium-sized, bright red
  • Cold-hardy & reliable
  • An early midseason, upright, self-fruitful, thorny shrub with clusters of white, rose-like flowers
  • Begins fruiting second year after planting
  • Bears fruit for 4-5 weeks (weather dependant)
  • Great for:
    • Freezing
    • Canning
    • Pies
  • Origin – Manitoba
  • Recommended for colder climates

Canby:

  • Nearly thorn-less (easy picking)
  • Large, tasty, good quality, bright/vivid red berries
    • Robust flavour & colour, juicy, & firm
    • Sweet, fruity aroma
  • Ideal for:
    • Freezing
    • Canning
    • Cooking
    • Fresh eating
  • Origin – Oregon
  • Cold hardy – likes cooler summers
  • Self-pollinating
  • Has vigorous productive canes
  • Blooms – Is a later variety/June-bearing
  • Likes full sun & partial shade & well-drained soil