Rubus idaeus Willamette
Pot size plant Ø 17cm
1 berry bush
Height at delivery incl. pot 30 - 50 cm
Special Price €7.10 Regular Price €9.50
Raspberry Rubus idaeus Willamette is an autumn raspberry meaning they are late bearing. This variety is self-pollinating and is very suitable for...
Raspberry Rubus idaeus Willamette is an autumn raspberry meaning they are late bearing. This variety is self-pollinating and is very suitable for the home garden or in containers on the patio. Produces large, dark red, slightly tart raspberries from late spring to early summer and can sometimes produce a smaller secondary crop in late summer and early autumn. They offer an outstanding flavour and are packed full of vitamins and antioxidants. Ideal for preserves, delicious desserts or can be just eaten when freshly picked.
- 1 x Rubus idaeus Willamette 17 cm pot
|Botanical name||Rubus idaeus Willamette|
|Delivered as||Pot plant|
|Harvest time||July - August|
|Preferred Soil||Peaty soil|
|Fully grown in||3 years|
|Full grown height||150cm - 200cm|
|Mature width||60cm - 80cm|
|Plant pot size||Ø 17cm|
How to take care of Raspberry Willamette
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 Raspberry Willamette shrub thrives in a sunny sheltered position but will tolerate partial shade. In colder areas, plant Raspberry Willamette 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. Raspberry Willamette do well in various soil types. Raspberry Willamette 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 Raspberry Willamette plants should be brought indoors in extreme winter conditions. Check Raspberry Willamette plants periodically for pests such as aphids, white flies, and mealy bugs. Use a horticultural oil or insecticidal soap to control these pests.
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