Raspberries are soft, sweet and most delicate fruits that make your home gardens perfect.
It is quite easy to grow raspberries and if you don’t want to eat right them away; they can be kept frozen or made into preserves for later use.
Usually these plants come in two different categories, summer bearing type and ever bearing type.
It can be quite tough task for you to grow summer bearing raspberries. These raspberries generally ripe and becomes ready for harvesting in the month of July.
Despite of the name, ever bearing raspberry plant, they actually don’t produce berries constantly. This kind of raspberry plants usually produce fruits for about 2 or 4 months, probably between August and October, depending on the growing and climatic conditions.
Raspberry plant needs at least 6-8 hours of full hot sun hours daily. Even good moisture in soil is also very essential to grow plumy raspberries. Without good moisture, your berries will look small and tough.
The soil must contain good organic matter and you can also add copious amounts of compost or compost manure to produce good fruit yields.
Choose a well drained and fertilized spot in your garden to plant raspberries. Take all measures to control pests and provide sufficient amounts of water to get plumy, delicious raspberries.