Rubus idaeus Meeker
Pot size 17 cm
Delivery height incl. pot 50 cm
Rasoberry Rubus idaeus Meeker is an American red raspberry and is a valuable asset in any home garden. The pretty clusters of dainty white flowers...
Raspberry Rubus idaeus Meeker is an American red raspberry and is a valuable asset in any home garden. The pretty clusters of dainty white flowers are followed in abundance by very large red juicy fruits which offer an outstanding flavour and are packed full of vitamins and antioxidants. Excellent for freezing, desserts, jams, or eaten straight from the bush! Suitable for both open ground or container growing. It’s a popular prolific variety with good resistant to root rot.
|Botanical name||Rubus idaeus Meeker|
|Delivered as||Pot plant|
|Height (incl. Pot)||50 cm|
|Potsize plant||17 cm|
|Harvest time||July - August|
|Plant Depth||17 cm|
|Preferred Soil||Peaty soil|
|Fully grown in||3 years|
|Full grown height||1. 50 - 2 m|
|Mature width||60 cm - 80 cm|
How to take care of Raspberry Meeker
Soak the roots for approx. 2 hrs before planting and water well after planting and for the next few weeks. This is a hardy deciduous Himbeere Meeker shrub thrives in a sunny sheltered position but will tolerate partial shade. In colder areas, plant Himbeere Meeker near a south-facing wall. Use a well-drained soil enriched with organic matter. They will not tolerate heavy, wet soil. Drought tolerant once established. Himbeere Meeker do well in various soil types. Himbeere Meeker likes to be constantly moist, but not wet. Do not use any stimulants, fertiliser or bonemeal at planting time as such products will 'burn' any new root growth. During the active growing season an occasional feed or a light top dress with a base fertiliser will prove beneficial. Container-grown Himbeere Meeker plants should be brought indoors in extreme winter conditions. Check Himbeere Meeker plants periodically for pests such as aphids, white flies, and mealy bugs. Use a horticultural oil or insecticidal soap to control these pests.
For additional instructions see product packaging.