Rubus idaeus 'Tulameen'
Also known as
Autumn Fruiting Raspberry 'Tulameen'
2 years to reach maturity
Tulameen fruit is harvested from second year canes or floricanes, in the summer. It is a later season cultivar.
Raspberry 'Tulameen' Overview
Raspberries are popular berries on that grow on thorny canes. Tulamene is a modern selection favored for its versatility, high fruit yield and summer fruiting period.
Common problems with Raspberry 'Tulameen'
Bollworm, stink bugs and crickets can be problematic. The biggest problem is rotting fruit, try to keep fruit dry from blossom time to harvesting, by watering at soil level. Promote airflow through the canes to prevent disease.
Raspberry 'Tulameen' Companion Plants
Do not grow in the same soil as potatoes, tomatoes, aubergines, strawberries, peppers or bulbs have previously grown as these host Verticillium wilt, a fungus that can infest the raspberry crop. Planting raspberries close to potatoes may make them more susceptible to blight. Raspberries should also not be grown with blackberries, boysenberries or loganberries. Yarrow, garlic, tansy, wormwood and lavender are good companions for raspberries.
How to propagate Raspberry 'Tulameen'
Lift plants in winter and divide. The plant regrows from buds on the root system.
When canes touch soil, it will make new roots and new plants.
Stem cuttings: Cut 20cm section of new growth off from late spring to midsummer. Dip the cut end into powdered rooting hormone and then into a moist propagation medium 10 cm deep. Roots in 2-4 weeks.
Special features of Raspberry 'Tulameen'
Bees are needed to pollinate the flowers.
Raspberries can be grown in large pots in the outdoors which helps to prevent them from spreading.
Other uses of Raspberry 'Tulameen'
Raspberries can be eaten fresh or used in cooking and baking. The leaves can be used to make tea and contain antioxidants.