Native New England Raspberry

$25.00

Rubus idaeus. The native, wild form of the domesticated raspberry. Hardy to zone 2 at least.

167 in stock

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Description

Rubus idaeus. This native of North America is the source of developed domestic varieties. The wild form is typically much richer in flavor, though often less productive. Being extremely cold hardy it can grow up into the arctic circle. Seed and cutting source is Northeastern Vermont US climatic zone 3. Beneficial for those in professional or hobby breeding work, or in establishing cheap extensive plantings for home fruit use or wildlife. Leaves are used in teas. Edible fruit is red, juicy and very sweet.

Available Services:

Tree Pruning
Proper pruning ensures a healthier tree, improves fruit size and increases fruit yield. Fruit trees should be pruned during winter dormancy. We’ll prune individual trees or an entire orchard.

Planting
We offer services for those who would like assistance in planting and/or maintaining trees and help with everything from staking trees to trellising grapes and berries. We will show you the proper procedures for caring for your home orchard or do the maintenance for you.

Custom Grafting
In addition to grafting the fruit trees we sell, we also offer custom grafting services. We can graft a hard to find cultivar, a reproduction from your own tree, or we can graft onto an existing tree on your property. New trees can be sent right away or grown a year here.

Consulting
We do site visits, help with soil and other tests, and planning. Included are written plans for the implementation and day to day operations of your future of existing plantings. Fees vary according to the extent of the operation. Contact us for further info.

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