Raspberry Growing Guide

Raspberry

Crop Rotation Group

Miscellaneous 

Soil

Rich soil with compost dug in. pH of 6 preferred.

Position

Sunny position.

Frost tolerant

Yes.

Feeding

Not usually required.

Companions

Garlic and Rye.

Spacing

Single Plants: 2' 3" (70cm) each way (minimum)
Rows: 1' 11" (60cm) with 2' 11" (90cm) row gap (minimum)

Sow and Plant

Plant in mid-fall or early winter when it's not too cold for a little root growth to help them establish.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalized calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.

Notes

After harvesting cut the canes down to ground level, leaving any new shoots.

Harvesting

Harvest fruit when ripe. Can protect with netting if birds are eating them but make sure that the plant doesn't grow through the netting making it difficult to remove.

Planting and Harvesting Calendar

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