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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.
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.