raspberry 'Glen Ample' (PBR)
raspberry - summer fruiting
- Position: full sun
- Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: fast-growing
- Other features: large, tasty fruit (early July to late July)
- Hardiness: fully hardy
A high yielding, mid season summer fruiting raspberry much favoured by professional growers. Their large, round and conical-shaped berries have an excellent flavour and hold well on the cane.
- Garden care: Prepare the ground well before planting. Remove all weeds and dig in plenty of well-rotted manure in to the area. Plant canes 8cm (3in) deep, at 45cm (18in) intervals, carefully spreading out the roots and backfilling with soil. Subsequent rows should be 1.8m apart. Once planted, shorten the canes to about 23cm (9in). Each spring, mulch well with well-rotted manure. Plants flower on one-year-old wood, so the new canes need to be separated from fruiting ones. After cropping, cut the fruiting canes down to the ground and tie in the new ones that have grown that year.
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