Patio Raspberry Sweet Sunshine Patio Raspberry Sweet Sunshine Patio Raspberry Sweet Sunshine Patio Raspberry Sweet Sunshine
Patio Raspberry Sweet Sunshine
Patio Raspberry Sweet Sunshine
Patio Raspberry Sweet Sunshine
Patio Raspberry Sweet Sunshine

Patio Raspberry 'Sweet Sunshine'

Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Edible
Wildlife Friendly
  • A breeding breakthrough, a genuine heavy cropping dwarf patio raspberry
  • Produces short thornless canes, with lovely tasty summer fruit, just like its taller cousins
  • Perfect in large patio pots, let the clumps get bigger and bigger over 5 years or so
  • Good sized crops every summer, at just 1m tall
  • Supplied as an established plant in a 2L pot
2L Pot - Item: 330051
Only £14.99
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Product Description

Never has there been a better time to Grow Your Own and reap the benefits of producing your own fresh, healthy food. Making use of home gardens has always been a sensible thing to do, but now more than ever with genetic modification, predicted supermarket shortages and environmental damage, produce picked and eaten from your own plot has never been a better idea!

'Raspberry 'Sweet Sunshine' is a new concept raspberry variety, producing masses of short-branched canes that reach no more than 1m (3ft 3in), with the added bonus of being thornless. This thick clump of canes produces heavy crops on established plants in 2 years or so, and starts fruiting in June, so is an early starter. Fruit flavour is good, as demanded by today's consumers, making this the perfect all-rounder.

For best results, grow in a large pot about 30cm or so in diameter, allowing room for growth over many years. Picking height is at 80-100cm tall, so easy to net and easy to pick - perfect for children too - or why not make a raspberry hedge?

Supplied as an established plant in a 2L pot. Ready for picking June - August. Plant about 70cm apart.

What Is Supplied

Item 330051 supplied as:
Supplied as an established plant in a 2L pot, ready for planting out or potting on. H100cm x 50cm. Fruits June to August.

Plant Information

Top Tips

  • ‘Sweet Sunshine’ fruits on last year’s stems, so cut down any raspberry canes that have already fruited in November, leaving long canes for the following year's crops.
  • New shoots will soon emerge, and next year's fruit will be produced on these one-year-old, ripened canes.

Care Guide

  • If planting several, plant them about 50cm (20in) apart in rows.
  • Or grow in large pots, at least 30cm (1ft) diameter on your patio or balcony.
  • For best results, plant in a sunny but sheltered position.
  • Dig a hole roughly double the size of the roots and some good quality fertiliser such as Blood Fish & Bone.
  • Aim to plant at the same depth as in the pot.
  • Firm in and water well. Keep well-watered for the first few weeks to help plants to establish, then water regularly.
Planting / Flowering Calendar
Planting Time
Flowering Time
Fruiting Time
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
100cm
50cm
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Patio Raspberry 'Sweet Sunshine'
Patio Raspberry 'Sweet Sunshine'
2L Pot
Item: 330051
Only £14.99