Raspberry bush: maintenance tips

A vigorous perennial shrub, the raspberry produces an abundance of red or yellow fruits. Very hardy, it requires little care to produce excellent yields.

Maintenance tips: Raspberry bushMaintenance tips: Raspberry bush

Common name: Raspberry bush


Full sun or light shade, sheltered from the wind.


Ensure that plants do not run out of water in the first year.


Plant in spring in fertile, well-drained soil rich in organic matter. Follow with abundant watering. Best production with 2 or more plants. Best fruiting with 2 varieties.


Fertilize early in the spring with a balanced fertilizer.


Raspberries are harvested in July and August.

Availability may vary by store.

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