RUBUS idaeus RASPBERRY Zeva
One of the original primocane varieties – produces fruit on the first years growth. Large attractive fruit with superb flavour. The berries are distinctively dark red in colour. An all purpose variety suitable for eating, freezing & jam making. Extremely prolific with high yields of fruit. Cropping season: August-October. Self fertile.
As this product is bare-rooted it is available for dispatch between late October & late March. Orders can be placed in advance at any time, just bear in mind that payment will be taken in full at time of ordering.
Plant in a sheltered spot in a well-drained but moist, fertile soil in full sun or light shade. Soak the root-ball before planting. Plant in a hole twice the diameter of the root-ball or pot. Mix an organic soil improver and general fertiliser with the infill soil. Water regularly until established. Plant 45cm (18in) apart in rows 1.2m (4ft) apart.
Fruit is produced on the current seasons cane. Cut all cane to ground level in the winter. Keep rows 60cm (2ft) wide by removing unwanted cane in the Spring.