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Raspberry Prelude Raspberry Prelude
Summer's First Sweet Berries!


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If you simply cannot wait for those first raspberries of the summer, Prelude is for you! Berries ripen earlier than any standard variety (mid June), and bear a smaller crop again in the fall. Rich coral-red colored berries are sugary sweet and bursting with juice, yet are firm enough to hold up for processing. Plants are hardy and vigorous, with very few thorns and fruit spaced openly for ease of picking. Easy to maintain and disease resistant— just enjoy tons of sun-sweetened berries each summer.

No. 1, 1-yr. plants.

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Product Details
Ship Season: Spring
Items Per Package: 1 Plant per offer
Height: 4-6ft
Bloom Time/Days To Maturity: June
Zone: 4-8
Sun/Shade: full /part sun
Restricted States: AK GU HI PR
Spacing: 3 ft
Depth: same as in the nursery
Spread: 5ft
Yield: 1-2 quarts
Comments: Matures seven days earlier than standard early seanson varieties, in late june and early july vigorous plants sucker freely. Fruit is easy to harvest. Prelude also bears fruit on primocaines in the fall. Good disease resistance. Sparse thorns.Planting: in heavy clay, add 1/3 to 1/2 sand and 1/3 compost or composted manure crown should be soil level. Prune dormant bareroot to 2". If the plant is potted, no pruning is necassary when planting. Growth: produce on 1 year old stems. Remove old canes after they have produced making room for the new canes. In summer, cut young canes back to 4-5 feet, keep laterals to 2-3 ft. needs supporting due to large crops and berries.
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