Framboos(Afr.), European Raspberry
Raspberries are popular berries on that grow on thorny canes. There are spring bearing and autumn bearing raspberries.
Depending o the cultivar fruit is harvest in early summer or autumn.
Lift plants in winter and divide. The plant regrows from buds on the root system.
When canes touch soil, it will make new rootsand 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.
Bees are needed to pollinate the flowers.
Raspberries can be grown in large pots in the outdoors which helps to prevent them from spreading.
Europe, Northern Asia
Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun
Soil PH preference
Raspberries can be eaten fresh or used in cooking and baking. The leaves can be used to make tea and contain antioxidants.
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.