Rasp­ber­ries Va­ri­eties

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Red Rasp­berry Va­ri­eties Boyne

(Zone 3 to 9). Flor­i­cane. Vig­or­ous, very hardy plants. One of the ear­li­est pro­duc­ers.


(Zone 3 to 8). One of the most pop­u­lar stan­dard red berries. Hardy and tol­er­ant of many vi­ral dis­eases.

Dou­ble De­light

(Zone 2). Pri­mo­cane, it fruits from sum­mer through fall.

Fall Red

(Zone 3). Very hardy, with large, bright red berries of good flavour and a nice aroma.


(Zone 3). Pri­mo­cane. Berries are firm, small to medium in size, and light red.

Yel­low Rasp­berry Va­ri­eties Fall Gold

(Zone 3). Sweet, mild flavour. Berries are medium to large in size and con­i­cal.


(Zone 2). Pri­mo­cane. Ex­cep­tion­ally flavoured yel­low berries that have a slight pink blush to them.

Black Rasp­berry Va­ri­eties Au­bin Black

(Zone 3). Flor­i­cane. Black berries ripen in July. Spread five feet high by four feet wide.


(Zone 3). Flor­i­cane. One of the lat­est to ripen its crop. Medium to large sized berries are sweet and firm.


(Zone 4). Large fruits of su­pe­rior dessert qual­ity. Very pro­duc­tive, hardy and vig­or­ous.

Pur­ple Rasp­berry Va­ri­eties

*Needs win­ter pro­tec­tion


(Zone 4). Flor­i­cane. The fruit are very large, pur­ple, firm and have a sweet flavour.


(Zone 4). Flor­i­cane. Large, round and red­dish pur­ple, berries are tart and ripen in late July.

Rubus ‘Dou­ble De­light' rasp­berry.

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