Dorman red raspberry grow and care – plant of the genus Rubus also known as Rubus Dorman, Dorman red raspberry perennial deciduous but in warmer climate can grow evergreen plant, grow as vine but can be design to shrub it has thorns, can grow in temperate, subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-10.
Leaves color green in oval shape and the margin serrated some of the leaves grow in groups of 3.
Flower color white flower, 1-3 cm, with 5 petals.
Dorman red raspberry fruits
Fruit color red, fruit assembled from small cells that put together a round oval shape. When pick the Dorman red raspberry fruits the fruits stay with the torus.
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How to grow Dorman red raspberry – growing and care:
Trellising, prune in a way that it’s will be easy to pick the fruits
How to care:
Prune for easy harvest, prune once a year better after the fruits, add fertilizer in the early spring put mulch and organic matter
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant /Vegetative Reproduction / Seeds possible but not recommend
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Necessary to use vegetative reproduction
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Thorn, Most of the spices are thorny, as it grows as a thorny bush it’s a place for snake
Recommended planting season?
Winter, spring, summer
How to plant:
Dig hole bigger than the root ball at least 50-100% bigger, add dead leaves rich soil, organic matter, humus and mix all together and plant it, also recommend to put stick or something to support the plant for trellising
Pests and diseases:
Redberry mite, aphids
How to prune:
Inside branches, design the shape
Size of the plant?
2-5m. 6-15 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a pot / planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes, start with pot that will be 40-60% more than the root ball, every time that the plant arrive to full capacity need to switch to bigger until arrives to desirable size, switch the soil in mid of the winter, better to use this method because the soil lose the viability over time and it’s efficient care for the soil, need average amount of water with good drainage better water with less minerals, in order to keep the soil moist better to put mulch of pines, peat soil or other acid soil with humus and a lot of organic matter and in pot of 15 liter better to keep 2 full mature plants and 1 or 2 daughter plants for next year.
Spring to summer
General information about the flower
White, 1-3 cm, with 5 petals
Thinning the bloom:
Until the plant to become acclimatized
Pollination is done by:
Bees and more
Fruit harvest season:
Summer to autumn
Fruits pests or diseases:
What can be done with big quantities of Dorman red raspberry fruits?
Eaten raw, cake, cooked, juice
Work requirements on the fruit:
No special requires
How long does it take to bear fruit?
Ripening of fruit
Possible not to pick it fully ripen and let it to be ripen at home
Vegetative Reproduction Method:
Cutting / bending a branch over and covering it with earth
Preferred time for vegetative reproduction:
Time to grow roots in vegetative reproduction:
Treatment for vegetative reproduction:
Cutting to put on humid soil, when bending the branch sometimes should break it
Rubus Dorman red
Categories of growing
Planting Season: Spring Planting, Summer planting, Winter planting
Light exposure requirements: Full sun Plants, Part shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow: Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate
Growing speed of the plant: Average growing plants
Plant life-form: Deciduous, Evergreen, Perennial plant, Vine
Plant Uses: Edible plants, Hedging plants, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant: Regularly water
Hardiness zones: Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 4, Hardiness zone 5, Hardiness zone 6, Hardiness zone 7, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Ornamental parts: Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Blooming season: Spring flowers
Flower colors: Purple flower, White flower
Harvest Season: Summer Harvest
Edible Parts: Edible Fruit
Culinary uses: Eaten raw, Fruit, Ice pop & Ice cream plants, Jams, Juice