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Encore Red Raspberry

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Description

Enjoy velvety, flavorful berries. This highly productive plant yields exceptionally sweet raspberries that melt in your mouth. Nearly spineless canes. Disease-resistant to root rot. Cold-hardy and heat-tolerant. Mid- to late-summer bearing. Ripens in late July to early August. Self-pollinating. A licensed variety of Cornell University. May be covered by U.S.P.P. #11746 or other patents. Do not plant Red, Gold or Purple raspberries within 75-100 feet of Black raspberries. Black raspberries may be susceptible to viral diseases carried by aphids from nearby raspberry plants.

Characteristics

Bloom Color Pink
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Large
Pollination Self-pollinating
Ripens/Harvest Late July - Early August
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 6.8
Taste Sweet
Texture Very Firm
Years to Bear 1 - 2
Zone Range 4 - 9

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 4 - 9
My Hardiness Zone ?
The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Pollination Requirements

This variety is self pollinating.

In many cases, you may still want to plant pollinating partners to increase the size of your crops, but with self-pollinating varieties doing so is optional. You'll get fruit with only one plant!

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.