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RUBUS idaeus RASPBERRY Octavia
Widely used commercially. Moderately high yields of very good quality round, firm fruits of medium-large size and excellent flavour. The fruit holds well on the cane and is easily removed from the plug when picked. Easy to grow and control variety. Cropping season: mid to late Summer. 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.
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.