Raspberry

Raspberry 'Polka' (PBR)

Raspberry - Raspberry  'Polka' (PBR)

Common Name: Raspberry
Genus: Raspberry
Cultivar: 'Polka' (PBR)

Category: Fruit & Vegetables
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Edible fruit

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 1.80 m (180 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 1.80 m (180 cm)

Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Colour: Green

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

  • Other features: large delicious raspberries from mid summer until the first frosts; the canes require little support

    A vigorous spine-free plant that has good disease resistance and is renowned for the quality of its fruit. It starts to produce its fruit quite early in summer and will produce up to a massive 2.5kg of large deep-red raspberries that have an exceptionally sweet taste from late July to October.

  • Garden care: Prepare the planting area well, removing all perennial weeds and adding plenty of well-rotted garden compost or manure. Plant canes 45cm (18in) apart in a trench 8cm (3in) deep carefully spreading out the roots and backfilling with soil.

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