BOYNE RASPBERRY Rubus 'Boyne'
Hardiness / Exposure: Zone 2 / Full sun
Height: 5 ft
Spread: 4 ft
Fruit Size: 1.9 grams
Fruit Colour: Red
Harvest: Early to midsummer.
Uses: Fresh eating, cooking, canning and preserves.
Pollinator Required: Self pollinating. Fruits on floricanes which are second year canes in July.
-Dig a hole 2-3 times the root ball width and same depth as root ball.
-Carefully remove plastic pot.
-Position the root ball in the center of the hole and ensure the cane is standing straight. If necessary, tip the root ball to adjust the cane.
-Partially backfill the hole with loamy soil, firm the soil to remove air pockets, water to settle the soil and finish backfilling around the root ball with good soil. Avoid using heavy clay-based soil.
-Remove tags and labels.
-Water soil well at planting and continue to water throughout the summer.
-Applying mulch will help help retain moisture and reduce weeds.