RUBUS idaeus RASPBERRY Malling Jewel
A good old favourite, all-purpose variety. Reliable steady cropper of high quality large dark red berries that have an excellent flavour and good texture. Easily managed compact growth. Very popular garden variety due to its resistance to raspberry root rot disease and virus infection. Cropping season: mid July-mid-August. Self fertile.
2L Pot Grown Variety
Supplied in a 2L pot.
Bare Root Variety
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 45cm (18in) apart in rows 1.2m (4ft) apart.
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.
Fruit is produced on the previous year’s cane. First year cut down old canes when new shoots appear. Cut older cane back to ground level after fruiting and tie in newly produced cane & remove tips.