Red raspberry plant growing shrub‎ of the genus Rubus also known as Raspberry, Red raspberry plant perennial deciduous plants but the branches are biennial they bearing fruit after two years and then new branches replace and bear fruit after two years, can grow in temperate, subtropical or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-10.

Leaves edible in the color is green, leaves used in medical uses in beverage.

Flower color white 1-3 cm, with 5 petals grow in clusters.

Red raspberry plant fruits

Fruit color red, when pick the raspberries fruits the fruits are going out and the torus stay on the branch, fruit assembled from small cells that put together a round shape (circle / oval).

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Requirements for Red raspberry plant growing and care:

Chilling hour’s requirements: for bearing fruits, slight acid soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant /Vegetative Reproduction / Seeds possible but not recommend

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
Yes recommend

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Can be invasive

Recommended planting season?
Winter, spring, summer

Pests and diseases:
Redberry mite, aphids, rednecked cane borer

Pruning season:
Winter, for cutting the end of the winter the beginning of the spring

How to prune:
Old branches after bearing fruits should leave something like 5 cm from the ground

Size of the plant:
0.3-1.5m (1-5 feet), width can be few meters after few years

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / outside of the temperate climate recommend 75% Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring – Summer

General information about the flower
White flower 1-3 cm, with 5 petals

Thinning the bloom:
Lace of water or nutrients

Pollination is done by:
Bees and more pollinators

Edible fruits

Fruit harvest season:
Summer – Autumn

Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds

What can be done with big quantities of Red raspberry plant fruits?
Eaten raw, cake, cooked, juice

Work requirements on the fruit:
When the birds eat most of the fruit recommend to cover with a net

How long does it take to bear fruit?
2 years

Subspecies

Ravit raspberry – red fruits, also can grow in mediterranean climate, bearing fruits end of the summer
Killarney – red small fruits, early in the summer, temperate climate
Luly raspberry – Bulgarian variety, red small fruit, bearing fruits autumn

Vegetative Reproduction

How to make Vegetative Reproduction in Red raspberry plant?
Cutting, basal shoots (Suckers)

The best time for vegetative reproduction in Red raspberry plant:
Spring

How much time does it take to grow roots in vegetative reproduction?
1-3 weeks

What is the treatment for vegetative reproduction in Red raspberry plant?
Suckers – Separate gently from the mother plant, cutting – moist soil and little shade

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season
Spring / Summer

How to harvest the leaves?
From the base of the leaf, not recommend to trim next to fruits

Information about leaves:
Ovate leaves in the edge serrate, the leaves grow in groups 3-5 leaves

Uses of Red raspberry plant leaves:
Beverage, medical

Scientific name:

Rubus idaeus

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Culinary Uses

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