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Rubus idaeus 'Glen Clova'

Summer fruiting raspberry

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photo by Friedrich Strauss, copyright GAP Photos (62165)

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Glen Clova' is a very popular raspberry variety. The ripe fruits herald the start of the raspberry picking season in many gardens. The tasty fruits are produced in profusion and are great for all sorts of desserts and jams. As with all summer fruiting raspberries, the canes that have fruited should be cut back to ground level as soon as all the fruit has been picked. For the biggest crops, mulch around the plants each year with well-rotted manure and tie the canes onto horizontal support wires. Plants enjoy well-drained, acidic soil. Avoid growing on chalky soils as the plants will grow poorly and have yellow leaves.

Family: Rosaceae

Genus: Rubus

Species: idaeus

Cultivar: Glen Clova

Plant type: Fruit

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Fruit

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Acidic, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 90cm

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