Raspberry - Double Delight #1
Double Delight Raspberry - Rubus 'Double Delight'
Height: 5 feet - Spread: 3 feet - Sunlight: full sun - Hardiness Zone: 2b
Description: A hardy shrub that produces large fruit with a sweet tangy taste in fall on tall canes, prune canes to the ground in late fall; raspberries are quite shrubby looking and require careful placement in the landscape, regular pruning and protection from birds
Edible Qualities: Double Delight Raspberry is a medium-sized shrub that is typically grown for its edible qualities. It produces large clusters of crimson heart-shaped berries which are usually ready for picking from late summer to early fall. The berries have a sweet taste.
The berries are most often used in the following ways: Fresh Eating - Cooking - Preserves - Canning - Freezing
Features & Attributes: Double Delight Raspberry has green foliage throughout the season. The fuzzy oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall colour. The flowers are not ornamentally significant. It features an abundance of magnificent crimson berries from late summer to early fall.
This is an open multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage. This is a high maintenance plant that will require regular care and upkeep. Each spring, cut back all dead and two-year old canes to the ground, leaving only last year's growth standing. It is a good choice for attracting birds to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;